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 20 December 2018 one of the world’s toughest bans on ivory sales became law as the Ivory Bill gained Royal Assent and became the Ivory Act 2018. 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

Consultation on Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

27 November 2020

The Government has opened a consultation on mandatory installation of smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in England. While the consultation, which closes on 11 January 2021, primarily focuses on social housing it also highlights requirements for owner-occupiers as well as the private rented sector. Read More...

PM announces COVID-19 Winter Plan

23 November 2020

Boris Johnson, today, 23 November, announced in Parliament, a COVID-19 Winter Plan which provides a roadmap out of national lockdown in England from 2 December. Read More...

The future of referral fees - your questions answered

19 November 2020

James Munro, Head of the National Trading Standards Estate and Letting Agency Team (NTSELAT), shed some light on their recent report to Government on referral fees and what the future holds in a Propertymark webinar, highlighting all agents should be following the guidance. Read More...