News & Updates

Lettings industry regulation coming soon!!

Industry Regulation becomes a reality Sunday 01 April 2018 Government has today announced its response to recent consultations on industry regulation and Client Money Protection in England. If passed, the new measures will mean that agents will be required to adhere to a new Code of Practice and obtain a nationally recognised...


Posted on Thursday, April 5, 2018

Draft Tenant Fees Bill - concerns over no impact assessment

On Monday 8 January 2018 the Communities and Local Government Committee had its first evidence session examining the Draft Tenant Fees Bill where leading housing expert Dr Julie Rugg said that policy makers need to understand how letting agents work before knowing what the impact will be. Unstrategic During the exchanges with MPs, Dr...


Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Propertymark Bulletin Oct 2017

SUSTAINED CAMPAIGNING LEADS TO INDUSTRY REGULATION       Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid MP has used his speech to the Conservative Party Conference to announce plans to introduce mandatory regulation for letting agents in England.   These...


Posted on Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Meet your new ARLA presidential team

Monday 19 June 2017 The new presidential team were welcomed aboard at the Propertymark AGM on Friday, followed by a celebratory Presidents' Dinner at The Savoy, London. Owner and Director of Concentric Lettings, Sally Lawson was welcomed in as the newest President of ARLA Propertmark, succeeding Nik Madan. Sure to be a formidable...


Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2017

URGENT: tower block safety

Wednesday 21 June 2017 DCLG has released urgent safety advice following the Grenfell Tower fire in London last week. Following the horrific fire at Grenfell Tower in North Kensington, Melanie Dawes, Permanent Secretary at DCLG has issued a letter calling for owners, landlords and managers of private residential blocks to act...


Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2017

ARLA Propertymark comments on the draft Tenants’ Fees Bill announced in the Queen’s Speech

Wednesday 21 June 2017 PRESS RELEASE: David Cox, Chief Executive, ARLA Propertymark has commented on the draft Tenants’ Fees Bill to ban charging tenants ‘lettings fees’ announced in the Queen’s Speech. For immediate release: Wednesday 21 st June 2017 David Cox, Chief Executive, ARLA Propertymark...


Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2017