Industry Info

Anti Money Laundering

Anti Money Laundering

Money Laundering Regulations require that any business at risk of being used for money laundering by criminals and terrorists have measures in place to minimise the risk of this happening. Read more...

Ivory

Ban on UK Sales of Ivory

On 3 April the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs confirmed they will be bringing in a ban on UK sales of ivory. Read more...

Paperwork

General Data Protection Regulation

On 25 May 2018 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will replace the existing Data Protection Act 1998, so if you haven't already started putting a plan into place, now is the time. Read more...

Art paintings

CAP Guidance on Guide Prices and Fees

The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) issued guidance providing clarity on how auction houses should present mandatory fees and charges when referring to guide prices. Read more...

Ivory

Common Auctions Conditions

RICS' Common Auctions Conditions for auctions of real estate in England and Wales set a common standard across the industry and has also been adopted by NAVA Propertymark. Read more...

 

Latest News

Propertymark Qualifications named as the first end-point assessor

02 November 2018

Propertymark Qualifications has been announced as the first end-point assessment organisation to be recognised by the Education and Skills Funding Agency for the Junior Estate Agent Apprenticeship standard. Read More...

ASA ruling on misleading fees in auction advert

01 November 2018

In a recent Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruling, Christie's were found to have misled bidders about auction fees payable. Read More...

Ivory Bill progress update

25 October 2018

The Ivory Bill was discussed in the House of Lords yesterday, with peers having the opportunity to debate the Bill and vote on amendments that were tabled by various members. Read More...