Travellers have pitched on your land. Cars, vans, lorries, caravans, animals, children ...
Followed by rubbish, mess, damage to the land and property, disturbance to you and the neighbours. And you have the cost of clearing the site after they have left and repair any damage.
This can be stressful. And their presence can be intimidating.
Fly grazing is the un-authorised grazing of horses on private or public land. Currently fly-grazing on private land is a civil matter.
As many as 3,000 horses are thought to be illegally fly-grazing across the country. (Gov.uk 26.05.15)
As the landowner you are responsible for the welfare of the animal whilst it is illegally grazed on your property.
Forfeiture is a powerful option for a landlord to re-enter business premises and bring a lease to an end. The lease can be forfeited when the tenant does not pay the rent, breaches other terms of the lease, or becomes insolvent.
The Tribunals Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 which came into force on 6 April 2014 introduced a strict statutory process which landlords have to follow if they wish to seize and sell assets to cover outstanding rent arrears.
Debt collection is the measures taken to recover money owed by late payers after your company internal procedures have failed to get the debt paid.
These are the measures taken before taking legal action to collect the money owed.
For collection of judgments over £600 transferring the county court judgment to the High Court may be more effective for enforcement as this tends to have significantly higher collection rates than county court bailiffs.
Most statutory demands are issued following the issue of a county court judgement. A statutory demand can be very powerful in persuading companies and individuals to pay their debts.