Important notice about changing utility suppliers

Friday 22 July 2016

ARLA members are the shining example of what lettings agents can be - respected, credible and trustworthy - and we want to keep it that way.


Repair obligations - important case law for agents

Tuesday 19 July 2016

This week Tessa Shepperson, from Landlord Law Blog takes a look at the case of Edwards v Kumarasamy, the result of which will bring a sigh of relief for many. The case concerns repair obligations under S.11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 and it's a must read.


HR Matters - top tips when taking on new starters

Thursday 14 July 2016

As part of our continuing series of articles taking a look at common HR issues facing letting agents, Honest Employment Law Practice (HELP), specialist HR and employment law advisors, take a look at procedures that you should follow when taking on new starters.


ARLA calls for compulsory accreditation scheme

Monday 11 July 2016

"Frequent reports of fraud mean there should be compulsory accreditation" says David Cox, ARLA Managing Director.


Lettings industry can pre-empt regulation with solutions supporting self-regulation

Friday 08 July 2016

As regulation increasingly becomes the talk of the industry, letting agents can distinguish themselves in the market with financial solutions that promote self-regulation.


Bidwells Cambridge Lettings team expand due to business growth

Thursday 07 July 2016

Bidwells is continuing to celebrate significant business growth within its lettings service resulting in the expansion of the team focused on central and south east England.


Countdown to Rent Smart Wales

Wednesday 06 July 2016

It can take up to 8 weeks for Rent Smart Wales to process licence applications, so for landlords and letting agents managing property in Wales time is running out to comply.


ARLA attends workshop comparing PRS regulations in England and Rep. of Ireland

Monday 04 July 2016

On 27 June ARLA attended a workshop at Birmingham City Council organised by academic Dr Tom Moore from the Urban Institute at the University of Sheffield, who is undertaking research on the regulation and management of private rented housing.