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Regulation of Property Agents Working Group (R0PA) report to Government

18 July 2019

Today, Thursday 18 July 2019, the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) released a report on the recommendations of the Regulation of Property Agents Working Group (RoPA) proposing a new regulatory framework to cover estate agents across the UK and letting and managing agents in England only. Read More...

More needs to be done to improve Universal Credit

17 July 2019

At recent Government meetings about Universal Credit, ARLA Propertymark highlighted that the continued cap in Local Housing Allowance is having a significant impact on its recipients’ ability to obtain good quality and well managed accommodation. Read More...

Past winners success – Propertymark Qualifications Awards

16 July 2019

Nominations are in full swing for the 2019 awards and Propertymark spoke to last year’s winners to hear what they’ve achieved since receiving their much-coveted award. Read More...

Welsh Government launch consultation on no-fault evictions

11 July 2019

Julie James AM, Minister for Housing and Local Government has launched a consultation asking for views on proposals that include extending the minimum notice period applicable to a section 173 notice from two to six months. 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