Progress on the second consultation on a new tenancy for the private rented sector

Wednesday 27 May 2015

Rory Cowan, Partner at leading tenancy law specialists TC Young summarises the progress of the Scottish Government's consultation.

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Police Scotland is calling on landlords to help tackle human trafficking

Wednesday 27 May 2015

Trafficking and exploitation is happening in Scotland and affects men, women and children on a daily basis. Every one of those people lives or is forced to work somewhere and very often those premises are rented.

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Use ARLA Propertymark's templates and display your fees!

Tuesday 19 May 2015

The Consumer Rights Act has made it a legal requirement for all lettings agents in England to display details of all fees and charges on websites and in offices from 27 May.

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Which of your staff are workers according to auto enrolment?

Tuesday 19 May 2015

Nathan Clarkson of Goddard Perry, an independent pension solution provider and founder member of NAEA ARLA Master Trust, explains who is classed as a worker under pension auto enrolment legislation.

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Ensure that your website design is responsive

Tuesday 19 May 2015

There are a number of trends that are affecting how people use your website, and what they now expect.

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ARLA evidence to the Welsh Government on the Renting Homes (Wales) Bill

Tuesday 19 May 2015

On 14 May David Cox gave evidence before the Communities, Equality and Local Government Committee of the National Assembly for Wales, setting out ARLA’s position in response to the Renting Homes (Wales) Bill.

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ARLA response to Scottish Government's 2nd consultation on a new tenancy for the private sector

Monday 11 May 2015

ARLA's response to the Scottish Government's 2nd consultation on a new tenancy argues that there is no argument for the Scottish Government to impose rent controls

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Only a few hours until the polls close #GE2015

Thursday 07 May 2015

With only a few hours left of voting in the General Election, the balance of power will have a significant impact on the property sector and on the choices that our clients have to make.

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Evidence to the Welsh Assembly on Tenancy Reform in Wales

Thursday 07 May 2015

On Thursday 14th May David Cox, ARLA Managing Director will be giving evidence to the Welsh Assembly session on the Renting Homes (Wales) Bill at The Senedd in Cardiff.

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ARLA response to Welsh Government Consultation PRS and Regulation of Private Rented Housing

Wednesday 06 May 2015

ARLA has been working with the Welsh Government to ensure a thorough understanding of the issues raised by current consultations.

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Your clients may need to review their portfolio prior to forthcoming tax changes

Wednesday 06 May 2015

Licensed members are advised to alert clients to changes to two areas of tax on property holdings: Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) and Capital Gains Tax (CGT) for Non Resident landlords.

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Green Deal impact on landlords and the PRS

Wednesday 06 May 2015

Fran Mulhall, Operations and Lettings Manager of GFW Letting, urban property rental specialists based in Newcastle upon Tyne, looks at the new regulations under the Government’s Green Deal initiative and discusses the impact they will have on landlords in the private rented sector.

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