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I am looking to rent a property in the UK. The property

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I am looking to rent a property in the UK. The property will be used as a residential property but I would like to start a business from the spare room.
I asked the landlord whether I can register a company at the address and told him that there will be no clients or business visitors, no money or no storage of any goods etc in the property.
The landlord said it was impossible under the current standard tenancy agreements.
Is that correct?
Thank you
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
What is it you would like to know please?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you, ***** ***** like to know whether the landlord can prevent me from starting a business and whether the announced changes in the legislation as per the link in my question now has been incorporated and what differece that makes. Thank you
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Do you have a Landlord yet?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No, I am about to sign a tenancy agreement
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
I assume it does not allow from a business at home?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
apologies, I now no longer need assistance
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Are you sure, as I was about to give you an answer!