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COVID-19, arrears and your lettings business

02 July 2020

Propertymark Industry Supplier, PayProp looks at the impact of COVID-19 and how agents can best cope with unforeseen challenges when it comes to lost income, managing arrears, and avoiding evictions. Read More...

ARLA Propertymark members manage almost half of England’s private rented sector

01 July 2020

The number of private rented homes in England currently sit at 4.8 million, according to the latest English Housing Survey published by the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), and as of May 2020, ARLA Propertymark members manage 47 per cent of those properties. Read More...

Prime Minister promises “Project Speed” will increase home building

01 July 2020

Boris Johnson announced today, 30 June, an ambitious £5bn plan to boost the UK economy with a focus on infrastructure development. The funding will be used for building homes, public services, and transport links, and adds substance to his “build, build, build” pledge to change planning laws to prevent delays in large-scale building projects and deliver greener and faster homes. Read More...

‘Property number plates’ to be rolled out across public sector

30 June 2020

The UK Government announced that unique codes for properties, streets, and other objects that upgrade our geospatial data will be launched tomorrow, 1 July to the wider public sector, and will help agents with future information searches, especially through local councils. Read More...

Online cyber security training

Friday 21 June 2019

The Government worked with leading industry partners to develop free courses to help all businesses understand online threats and how to protect business data, money and reputation.

Small and Medium-Sized Organisations

Top Tips for Staff - This module helps you and your staff understand why cyber security is important and shows how to take practical steps to protect against fraud and cybercrime. It’s totally free, easy-to-use and takes less than 30 minutes to complete. More info.

Procurement Professionals

The Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) helped develop this course which explains the relevance of cyber security in the procurement and supply chain function and why it is important to take it seriously. You can claim CPD points for completing it. More info.

Cyber Incident Response

Exercise in a Box is a new online tool from the National Cyber Security Centre which helps organisations test and practise their response to a cyber-attack. It is completely free, and you don’t have to be an expert to use it.

Further information

For more information on cyber security and how to protect your business online, visit the guidance for business page.

Propertymark resources

ARLA Propertymark have a variety of compliance online training sessions for both members and non-members to reap the benefits. These include:

  • Information Security
  • Preventing a Data Breach
  • Fraud Awareness
  • Protecting Data (GDPR)

View online courses

ARLA Propertymark members also have access to various GDPR bitesize guides including:

  • Help with writing privacy notices
  • Mapping the customers journey
  • Factsheet highlighting the changes caused by GDPR
  • Checklist of 10 items that will help you get started with your GDPR plan

To download them, log in to the members area below.

Members area