Welsh Fees Ban & AML Roadshows

Wednesday 7th August 2019


Copthorne Hotel,
Copthorne Way,
South Glamorgan,

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Main Programme

09:00 - 09:30 Registration & Refreshments


09:30 - 09:40 Legal & General - Sponsor
Andrew Richards


09:40 - 11:00 Renting Homes (Fees etc.) (Wales)
Mr David Cox

With news that the Welsh fee ban will be coming into force on 1 September 2019, David Cox will be going through the intricacies of the ban and what it could mean for your business.

11:00 - 11:15 Comfort Break


11:10 - 12:00 Business ideas to combat the ban
Neil Martin

Following on from David’s insightful talk on the fee ban, in just 45 minutes, Neil will be sharing his industry knowledge in great detail on how to combat the ban.

12:00 - 12:45 Update on all things residential
Mr Mark Hayward

NAEA Chief Executive, Mark Hayward will be giving a current update on AML, HMRC guidance & other legislative changes


Legal & General

Legal & General


Legal & General was founded in 1836 and today helps over 10 million people globally with saving, investing, building retirement income and insuring. It aims to help people achieve financial security in all the countries where it operates in an affordable way and is investing in economic growth to build a positive future for all. Legal & General aims to be economically and socially useful in everything it does. Legal & General Insurance’s goal is to make life better by inspiring more people to protect their lifestyles. Its intermediary partners are fundamental to achieving this goal, working together to ensure more and more customers have the protection they need.




Neil Martin

Neil Martin

Neil Martin is a multi-award winning speaker with over 20 years of international business experience. He has worked with thousands of property professionals to help them increase their profile, productivity, and profits and is an in-demand speaker on personal branding and creating an online presence. 

Neil’s experiences have been featured by various media including the BBC, the Huffington Post and Thrive Magazine and he can regularly be found sharing his stories and strategies at seminars and events throughout the UK and internationally.

Known for his mantra of 'Done Beats Perfect' and his personal mission of 'Constantly Empowering Others', Neil is also recognised as a leading authority on self-mastery and personal reinvention.

Mr David Cox

Mr David Cox

ARLA Propertymark, Chief Executive  

David Cox is Chief Executive of ARLA Propertymark. He joined ARLA, Association of Residential Letting Agents, in January 2014 bringing a sharply focused policy and stakeholder engagement perspective. David has worked alongside a diverse board of experienced practitioners from across the industry to transform ARLA into ARLA Propertymark, an organisation which protects consumers through measures including Client Money Protection, campaigning for mandatory regulation of the lettings industry and raising professional standards. David has held senior policy roles at the National Landlords Association (NLA) and the International Union of Property Owners (UIPI); a trained barrister, David has also acted as Parliamentary Advisor to a well-known backbench MP.

Mr Mark Hayward

Mr Mark Hayward

Mark Hayward is the Chief Executive of NAEA Propertymark and, having run a UK wide operation for one of the main high street banks, has extensive experience in sales, lettings, auctions and property management. Mark has worked closely with HM Government, in particular with Treasury, BEIS, the Home Office, Cabinet Office, Ministry of Justice, and with MHCLG helping shape legislation. In addition, aiding HMRC and NCA in identifying areas of risk around AML with emphasis on UWO and, in future, providing a Register of Overseas Beneficial Ownership.

Government’s intention to regulate the industry has resulted in the formation of ROPA (Regulation of Property Agents) group on which Mark sits.

He is on the Board of The Property Ombudsman, TDS (Tenancy Deposit Scheme), and the government’s Economic Crime Strategic Board.