Serve section 21 notice at start of Tenancy?

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    Serve section 21 notice at start of Tenancy?

    Hello - I have been reading n the RLA website, that RLA recomend that a Section 21 notice is served to accompany the A.S.T. at the begining of the tenancy.
    I have a couple of reservations about this, that I would like comment on please.

    1, Given that a Section 21 notice would give the tenancy end date the same as the A.S.T. Would this practice prevent the tenancy rolling into a periodic tenancy?

    2, Does this take away the right to serve a Section 8 if needed?

    Please let me know your thoughts.

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