Extend your recruiting appeal to school leavers

Friday 29 April 2016

As part of our Property Professional Careers work which aims to attract high calibre candidates to join the property industry, we are developing a new project with Moving On magazine and notgoingtouni.co.uk to develop online and print content which will go out to every school, college and sixth form in England in the Autumn.

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Shelter - The future of Housing and Home: Scenarios from 2030

Wednesday 27 April 2016

On Wednesday 20 April 2016 ARLA attended a roundtable meeting with leading industry stakeholders at the Nationwide Building in London to discuss the launch of a new report by Shelter to mark the organisation’s fiftieth year.

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Deposit protection all under one roof

Wednesday 27 April 2016

Belvoir Leamington Spa currently have over 300 tenancies registered with Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) Insured, and with the launch of TDS Custodial on 1 April, TDS will be pleased to welcome Belvoir Leamington Spa’s custodial business into the TDS family.

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Landlord Law Conference

Tuesday 26 April 2016

This year, as usual, ARLA will be supporting the Landlord Law Conference which will take place in Manchester at the Hilton Hotel in Deansgate on 12 May.

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ICO - lack of understanding of Data Protection among agents

Thursday 14 April 2016

The Information Commissioner's Office has released its findings from an enquiry aimed at gaining a better understanding of the data handling practices, information risks and challenges facing organisations in the residential lettings and sales sector.

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ARLA Conference 2016 a roaring success

Wednesday 13 April 2016

Thank you to everybody who attended the ARLA Conference 2016 last week at ExCeL London, the UK's biggest and best lettings conference and exhibition. You all helped make it a truly memorable event which was jam-packed full of opportunities for education, entertainment and networking.

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Plaid Cymru Devolved Assembly 2016 Election manifesto

Tuesday 12 April 2016

Prior to the Welsh Assembly elections in May this year, Plaid Cymru released its manifesto.

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Right to Rent checks: Non-UK students on a time limited visa

Tuesday 12 April 2016

Throughout the development and implementation of Right to Rent checks and Immigration Act 2014, ARLA has worked closely with Home Office and Immigration enforcement teams to understand the aims of the legislation and to make the Home Office aware of the practical issues that will arise.

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April brings with it a raft of new legislation for lettings agents and landlords

Friday 01 April 2016

The start of the new tax year bought about many changes to legislation. We highlight the big four for lettings and buy-to-let: SDLT changes, the abolishion of Wear and Tear allowance, tenants right to request energy efficiency improvements, and Universal Credit.

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Have you been 'Gumtreed'?

Friday 01 April 2016

As with anything in life that involves large sums of money there are always those who are willing to exploit the vulnerable to make a quick buck. The lettings industry is certainly not immune to being targeted by criminals, as we discuss below.

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