Industry News

Keeping your business running during the Coronavirus pandemic

Thursday 09 April 2020

Agents may be wondering how best to keep the cash flowing, cut costs and get their business ready for a return to the new normal. There are a number of steps managers and business owners can take to keep their business in good shape during this time of economic and general uncertainty. Read More...


Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 stakeholder guidance

Wednesday 08 April 2020

The emergency legislation introduced by the Scottish Government and passed by the Scottish Parliament received Royal Assent on 6 April 2020. To coincide with it’s passing into law the Scottish Government has released a guidance document that outlines key measures contained within the Act. Read More...




Propertymark campaign leads to commission included in furloughed pay

Monday 06 April 2020

Government has amended the eligibility criteria following Propertymark's campaign for agents' commission payments to be included in claims for Furloughed Pay. Read More...


Landlord Income Tax Relief fully phased in

Monday 06 April 2020

At the Summer Budget 2015, the then Chancellor George Osborne announced that the amount of Income Tax relief landlords can get on residential property finance costs will be restricted and gradually reduced from April 2017 until April 2020. Read More...




UK Gov guidance – EPCs and COVID-19

Monday 06 April 2020

On 2 April 2020, the UK Government released information confirming that the legal requirement to obtain an EPC before selling or letting a property remains in place, but EPC assessments should only be conducted where they can be done safely and in line with guidance relating to Coronavirus. Read More...


Staff on commission must be considered in Job Retention Scheme

Friday 03 April 2020

In a letter to Alok Sharma, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Propertymark has urged him to promptly allow agents to include employee’s full salaries under the variable pay element of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. Read More...


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