Industry Info

Anti Money Laundering

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...

Bidding Paddles

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

Five things you might not know about buying at auction

18 July 2018

Auctions are a great opportunity to get your hands on a bargain. However, there are several things to consider before, during and after when buying at auction. We have pulled together a list of the top things you might not know about buying at auction, to help make the experience as stress-free as possible. Read More...

Scope of Ivory Bill extended

05 July 2018

On 4 July 2018 the UK Government announced that it will consult on extending the scope of the Ivory Bill to protect hippos, walruses and narwhals from the trade in ivory. Read More...

GDPR - it's more than just consent

18 April 2018

When it comes to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) it's easy to get hung up on the idea of consent - but there are five other legal bases which organisations can use to process personal data. Read More...

Government announce plans for ivory ban

12 April 2018

On 3 April the Government confirmed that the UK will introduce a ban on ivory sales, as it published its response to a consultation on the matter. They believe tighter controls on trading ivory will go some way to curtailing the demise of the elephants. Read More...