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I didn't make it clear in the email. Can she just therefore give notice 1 day into the tenancy?
My tenant started her tenancy on 14 June 2013 and sends an e mail asking to leave on 15 June 2013; would I be correct in thinking she is responsible for the rent until 15 August 2013 (accepting that I have a duty to mitigate my loss by finding another tenant) assuming that the court take the view that even though she signed a 12 month fixed term my e mail advising one months notice (without clarifying that it was after the fixed period) acts as a variation to contract allowing her to leave?
Can she give notice by e mail or does it need to be in writing with both signatures (joint tenancy)?
Cant she give one months notice on 14 July to leave 14 August 2013 and does it need to be in writing with both signatures as it is a joint tenancy or is e mail acceptable?
But if the 12 month fixed term has been invalidated by my mistake in e mailing she can give one months notice and I have not clarified it by saying outside the fixed period then does my e mail not act as a variation to contract?
I am still confused about the dates;
Tenancy started 14 June 2013
Tenant wishes to leave 15 June 2013
Earliest tenant can give notice is 14 July 2013 to leave on 14 August 20013 not 14 Sept 2013
All above accepting my duty to mitigate to find another tenant of course