Government consultation calls for evidence on ivory trade

Wednesday 12 June 2019

The Governments new review on the Ivory Act 2018 is asking for the thoughts of specialists which in turn could lead to other animal species becoming protected from the trade in ivory.

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A slice of history soon to be on the market

Thursday 30 May 2019

A 21-room, two-storey hotel is offering a slice of history through regional land and property auctioneers Clive Emson Auctioneers.

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Most affordable homes in England and Wales

Wednesday 22 May 2019

As an auctioneer, the price of properties across England and Wales may be of interest to you, if so the latest data from the Office of National Statistics has revealed where the most affordable places are to buy a home.

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Your successes - are you nurturing them?

Tuesday 21 May 2019

More and more companies are taking the plunge and employing apprentices and, with 77 per cent of employers believing that apprentices make their business more competitive, it is easy to see why.

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The battle for Google on the high street - how to win

Tuesday 21 May 2019

Founder of Emarketeers and search marketing expert, Jonathan Saipe wrote an article for Propertymark Professional where he shares the top-tips for High Street businesses in order to stand out and be seen on Google.

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Darling bids of May for Emson

Monday 20 May 2019

Clive Emson Land and Property Auctioneers’ reported sales of £14 million from their Spring 2019 sale and it is partly thanks to “professional advice by experienced regional teams”, achieving a sale rate in excel of 70 per cent after cataloguing 138 lots.

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A third of UK companies do not have a whistleblowing system

Friday 17 May 2019

Thirty five percent of UK companies have no system in place for employees to raise concerns about behaviour of colleagues, but it has a more firmly entrenched culture that other European countries.

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Are you prepared for the risks of cyber and data crime?

Tuesday 30 April 2019

The digital world brings many advantages to agents, but what about the additional risks that come with it - are you prepared?

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Regional auctioneer sees record results

Friday 12 April 2019

Regional property auctioneer, Auction House, has delivered its best ever first quarter sales in its 12-year history.

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Rare supercar discovered by auctioneers

Thursday 11 April 2019

A super-rare £250,000 BMW has been found tucked away in a shed in East London.

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Auction sales unaffected by Brexit

Thursday 21 March 2019

A report has found that, despite the uncertainty surrounding Britain's future within the EU, the auction market is thriving, with property transactions spiking in recent months.

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Auctioneering best practice in Parliamentary Review

Monday 11 March 2019

Leading property auctioneer Graham Penny has featured in the latest housing edition of the Parliamentary Review, a bespoke publication which aims to share best practice from the industry.

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Clive Emson leap into spring

Tuesday 26 February 2019

Propertymark Protected Clive Emson Land and Property Auctioneers is turning up the heat for its upcoming sale, cataloguing a bumper 134 lots.

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Chinese ivory smuggler jailed in Tanzania

Wednesday 20 February 2019

A prominent Chinese buisnesswoman, dubbed the 'Ivory Queen', has been sentenced to 15 years in jail this week, after being found guilty of smuggling hundreds of elephant tusks.

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Cheffins undergoes major re-brand

Friday 15 February 2019

The 200-year old Cambridge-based professional services and auctioneering business, Cheffins, has launched a complete brand overhaul including a new logo, corporate colours and website.

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Leading auctioneer comes back to the job he loves

Monday 11 February 2019

One of the country’s leading property auctioneers is returning to the job he loves this week as he takes to the rostrum once again, following a 12 month absence.

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Recruitment guru criticises aggressive interview approach

Wednesday 06 February 2019

The Managing Director of the UK’s longest-established estate agency recruitment consultancy has issued advice to companies about taking an unnecessarily aggressive approach to job interviews.

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SDL Auctions proud to support national conference’s theme of integrity

Thursday 31 January 2019

SDL Auctions has said it is proud to support the key themes of honesty and transparency at this year's NAEA Propertymark National Conference, by becoming a gold sponsor of the event.

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Quirky property heads to the sale room

Thursday 31 January 2019

If you like peace and quiet, NAVA Propertymark Protected Paul Fosh Auctions might have just the thing you're looking for.

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Historic bank up for auction

Wednesday 23 January 2019

A former Somerset bank, complete with underground vault and a unique history, is going under the hammer next month with Clive Emson Auctioneers.

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Wilsons Auctions holds UK's first seized cryptocurrency auction

Friday 18 January 2019

NAVA Propertymark Protected auctioneers, Wilsons Auctions, kicked off 2019 by launching the UK’s very first seized cryptocurrency auction, with a 24-hour online auction.

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Auction rooms beat the Brexit blues

Tuesday 15 January 2019

Auction houses across the UK are challenging the notion that Brexit spells bad news for businesses by posting record figures for 2018.

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John Pye to create 150 new jobs

Tuesday 15 January 2019

Nottingham based John Pye have reported some 150 new jobs are set to be created in Chesterfield, following the announcement it plans to open a new auction site in the town.

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Commercial property proves popular under the hammer

Thursday 10 January 2019

SDL Auctions Bigwood’s latest Birmingham auction brought a great result for commercial properties, as competitive bidding saw lots including an old bank and a former social club raise over £5.3 million.

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New partnership for Gilson Gray and Pattinson Auction

Wednesday 09 January 2019

Gilson Gray Property Services have teamed up with the UK’s fastest growing auction house, as part of a pioneering partnership aimed at providing an additional – and potentially lucrative – marketing tool for house sellers.

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Millennials increasingly opting for antique furniture

Monday 07 January 2019

A new generation of bargain hunters are turning to antiques when it comes to home interiors, as a way to reduce their carbon footprint and save money.

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Ivory Bill receives Royal Assent

Thursday 20 December 2018

Today, the Ivory Bill gained Royal Assent and became the Ivory Act 2018. The Government believes that tighter controls on trading ivory will go some way to curtailing the threat to elephants from poaching. The legislation is not expected to come into force until late in 2019 due to challenges around practical implementation.

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Workplace wellbeing – is it working?

Tuesday 18 December 2018

The latest research from the British Safety Council reveals how employee wellbeing is being compromised by a lack of understanding of how to implement effective programmes.

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What did the agricultural market hold for 2018?

Wednesday 12 December 2018

Sales of agricultural machinery and plant equipment for 2018 has been strong, with on-site auctions at farms proving popular with the punters, and prices for individual pieces rocketing. We catch up with the good folks at Cheffins for an analysis of the year.

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Will the Making Tax Digital deadline change for small businesses?

Thursday 22 November 2018

In a report out this week, HMRC's Making Tax Digital programme has been slated, with criticism levied at the Government that the new regime, whilst well intentioned, simply hasn't been fully considered and that the timescales for implementation were too optimistic.

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