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Letting agent registration update

Tuesday 20 November 2018

Letting agent registration became mandatory for all agents operating in Scotland from 1 October 2018. Agents are becoming frustrated at the time taken for the to process their applications, but according to the Scottish Government many agents have submitted late applications, which has meant a bottleneck of applications. Even now, some agents haven't submitted their applications. Read More...


Universal Credit update

Tuesday 13 November 2018

With Universal Credit (UC) being in the news so frequently, it's easy to loose track of recent changes and advice. So, to help you, we've highlighted some of the key messages from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), and provided links for further information. Read More...




Government announces proposals for new Housing Court

Tuesday 13 November 2018

The Government has launched a consultation which looks at reforming the routes to justice for both landlords and tenants, with the most radical option being to set up a new Housing Court. Read More...


Selective Licensing lowdown

Monday 12 November 2018

Selective Licensing and Additional Licensing schemes continue to be adopted by local authorities across the country, despite evidence that suggests they simply do not work. We take a look at few of the most recent ones that have either come into force or will be coming into force shortly, and tell you what we're doing to help you understand them. Read More...




'Tis almost the season...

Monday 12 November 2018

And in the spirit of spreading cheer, Agents Giving's winter coat campaign is back for 2018, helping to collect unwanted winter warmers for those in need. Read More...


Councils given £2 million to fund crackdown on rogue landlords

Thursday 08 November 2018

As a result of new funding announced by the Government today, councils will be able to bid for a share of a £2 million fund designed to help local authorities step up enforcement action against rogue landlords. Read More...


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