January 2018

Interim report on fire safety released

Interim report on fire safety released

Tuesday 02 January 2018
An interim independent review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety commissioned by the Government has been released, with the full report expected in Spring 2018. A summit of key stakeholders will also be held early in 2018.


Crackdown on rogue landlords continues
Wednesday 03 January 2018

In a press release issued over the Christmas break, the Government have announced a new package of measures to help crack down on rogue landlords, leaving them no place to turn.

Universal Credit to be debated in Westminster
Monday 08 January 2018

The hotbed that is Universal Credit is still very much on the radar of politicians and shows no signs of abating with a high profile debate scheduled for tomorrow.

Propertymark reduces the cost of protection for members
Monday 08 January 2018

PRESS RELEASE: To support its ongoing commitment to reducing members’ costs, Propertymark has announced a series of measures to help agents at a time when the cost of doing business is at a high.

Propertymark Ad campaign kicks off again!
Monday 08 January 2018

The second stage of our high profile advertising campaign to get Propertymark in the hearts and minds of consumers has been running since the new year.

Government announce new Housing Minister in Cabinet reshuffle
Tuesday 09 January 2018

The government have renewed their focus on housing this week, as Theresa May commits to fixing the broken market in a Cabinet shakeup.

Card surcharge ban
Thursday 11 January 2018

A new law banning companies from charging fees for credit or debit card payments will come into play this weekend.

Tenants given right to sue landlord
Tuesday 16 January 2018

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government recently announced that it will support a Private Members Bill proposed by Karen Buck MP, which would enable tenants in England and Wales to take legal action against their landlord if their rental property is in poor condition.