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.
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.
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.
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.
John Pye have been crowned ‘Family Business of the Year’ at the ‘Midlands Family Business Awards 2016’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CAP have today publicly issued guidance providing clarity on how auction houses should present mandatory fees and charges when referring to guide prices.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
National minimum wages increases will take effect from 1 October.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In what we hope will be a regular feature, this month we shine the spotlight on a leading specialist in the field of auctioneering. First up it's Paul Bridgeman waxing lyrical about land and property auctions.
This month we catch up with NAVA President Phillip Arnold to find out what makes him tick, both at work and at play, and why he enjoys working in the industry as much now as he did when he was an office junior.
If you're an auctioneer or dealer who offers deactivated firearms for sale or trade, you must make sure you comply with the latest EU specifications for deactivation with immediate effect.
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NAVA's Richard Madley took the gavel for one of the biggest events in the worldwide auction calendar - the Indian Premier League player auction - earlier in the month.
The country’s leading independent regional land and property auctioneers Clive Emson have had a flying start to year offering 159 lots across the south of England with a success rate of more than 82%, raising a total of over £19.5 million for their clients.