Record breaking auction for art students

Monday 24 April 2017

NAVA Propertymark Fellow, James Neal from Neals of Woodbridge, has been helping students from Suffolk University sell off their work, and hopefully inspiring a new generation of potential auctioneers.

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UK records smashed at landmark sale of vintage vehicles

Monday 24 April 2017

On 22 April, NAVA Propertymark auction house Cheffins showcased a number of the world’s most unusual classic cars, motorcycles, tractors and steam engines at, what was, their largest auction to date.

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Clive Emson receives civic award

Friday 21 April 2017

The founder and chairman of Britain’s largest independent regional land and property auctioneer has been awarded a top civic honour.

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Iconic London auction house to close sale room

Thursday 20 April 2017

Iconic auction house Christies is set to close the doors on it's South Kensington sale room for good before the end of 2017.

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A day in the life of an auctioneer

Tuesday 11 April 2017

We go behind the scenes to bring you a look at what goes on in a typical working day of an auctioneer. If you're thinking of making the jump to auctioneering, this is a great insight from Jeremy Curzon, Director of Machinery and Vintage Auctions at Cheffins Auctioneers.

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Students sell-off school with a little help from NAVA experts

Monday 10 April 2017

A group of students held a property auction to ‘sell off’ a section of their school as part of a programme of activity to develop their teamwork and leadership skills.

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New alcohol wholesaler registration scheme from 1 January 2016

Thursday 23 February 2017

From the 1 January 2016 if you sell alcohol to another business you may need to apply to register for the Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme (AWRS) that is being introduced by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to tackle alcohol fraud.

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MPs push for wider consultation on domestic ivory market

Thursday 23 February 2017

On 6 February 2017, a second debate took place in Westminster Hall following the Government’s announcement in September that it will consult in the coming months on plans to ban modern-day ivory sales. The previous debate took place on 8 December 2016.

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Ban on modern-day ivory debated in Parliament

Monday 13 February 2017

Since the Government announced in September 2016 that it would consult on plans for a ban on the sale of modern-day ivory in early 2017, the issue has been debated in Parliament by MPs in a Westminster Hall debate.

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Europe’s biggest indoor auction hub set to open in South Wales

Friday 27 January 2017

The UK’s biggest independent commercial auction house is set to open Europe’s biggest indoor auction hub in South Wales, and it promises to be a bargain hunter’s paradise, creating over 150 jobs over the next three years.

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John Pye wins Midlands Family Business Awards 2016

Thursday 26 January 2017

John Pye have been crowned ‘Family Business of the Year’ at the ‘Midlands Family Business Awards 2016’.

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Are investors being put off by rising costs?

Wednesday 25 January 2017

Phillip Arnold Auctions, the London-based property auction house, had a very interesting sale at a recent auction which highlighted a number of key points on the role of auctions in property purchase.

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Loveitts herald changing attitude to auctions

Wednesday 25 January 2017

An impressive £4.2 million was raised at Loveitts most recent auction held in Coventry - representing its largest property auction in its 173-year history.

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McCartneys scoops silver at EAOTY 2016

Tuesday 24 January 2017

McCartneys have again scooped an industry ‘Oscar’ at the Estate Agency of the Year Awards 2016 held at the HIlton Metropole, London, in association with The Sunday Times and The Times.

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Good ethics and online bidding puts auctioneer on the right path for 2017

Tuesday 24 January 2017

Britain’s largest independent regional land and property auctioneer Clive Emson has sold land and property worth more than £15 million at its latest sale.

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Cheffins announces new strategic framework

Monday 23 January 2017

Market-leading multi-disciplinary property and auctioneering business, Cheffins, has announced a new corporate framework in order to accelerate its growth within the markets in which it operates.

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Are you ready to shine on TV?

Monday 23 January 2017

Little Gem TV, a new TV production company who are carving out a reputation for first class documentaries and features is casting a brand new TV series for one of the major UK broadcasters.

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CAP issue guidance on guide prices and fees

Wednesday 21 December 2016

CAP have today publicly issued guidance providing clarity on how auction houses should present mandatory fees and charges when referring to guide prices.

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Clive Emson launches online auctions

Friday 23 September 2016

Owners of land and property across England and Wales are now able to sell online through a new digital service launched this month by the largest land and property auction house in the South.

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Warboys villa up for auction for first time in 109 years

Friday 23 September 2016

A smart Victorian villa in Warboys, near Huntingdon, will hit the open market for the first time in over 109 years at the next property auction held by NAVA members Cheffins.

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Could this be the end of the road for ivory sales?

Friday 23 September 2016

Ivory has featured a lot in the news over the course of the past week. Firstly with a the Government announcing tougher rules, then with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Prince William and many other high profile names calling for a total ban on sales of ivory and ivory products.

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BBC urgently wants to hear from auctioneers with an adventurous spirit

Friday 23 September 2016

A new BBC2 travel documentary series wants to hear from people who are willing to swap lives for 10 days with someone else from a mystery destination far across the globe.

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John Pye Auctions announce multiple ISO accreditations

Thursday 22 September 2016

John Pye Auctions, the UK’s leading asset disposal services provider, has announced the award of three major quality management accreditations, further developing its service excellence to clients.

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NAVA helps bring opportunity for Nigerian auctioneers

Tuesday 20 September 2016

In 2014 the Chartered Institute of Auctioneers Nigeria and NAVA signed a memorandum of understanding, following which we welcomed some of their members as delegates on a selection of our fantastic NAVA courses.

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Behind the mask - get to know Charles Hampshire

Monday 19 September 2016

In the second installment of our Behind the Mask series we catch up with NAVA Committee member Charles Hampshire. Find out what inspired him to get into the auction game, why Spider-man should have fetched more and what else makes him tick.

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National minimum wages increases from 1 October

Tuesday 06 September 2016

National minimum wages increases will take effect from 1 October.

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HMRC launch Making Tax Digital consultations

Wednesday 24 August 2016

HMRC has launched a series of Making Tax Digital Consultations, which set out radical detailed plans on how they propose the make tax digital and simplify the tax system.

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Darling bids of May

Tuesday 10 May 2016

NAVA member Clive Emson Auctioneers have reported strong spring sales across the South of England showing there is still an appetite for residential property investments despite the three per cent Stamp Duty surcharge.

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Artist's Resale Rights

Thursday 05 May 2016

Artist's Resale Rights were a contentious issue when they were first introduced back in 2006, but are now just part of everyday life for experienced auctioneers. But if you're new to the industry or selling high value artist's works for the first time, you'll benefit from reading on.

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Belvoir join forces with NAVA Auction House of the Year

Wednesday 04 May 2016

High street estate agency Belvoir! has announced that four of it's branches have joined forces with NAVA Auction House of the Year Network Auctions.

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