Viewing entries posted in May 2012

The foundations for regulation of the PRS in Wales

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One of the policy areas that the Whitehall government seems to think can safely be transferred to devolved governments is housing. Almost the first Act passed in the Scottish Parliament in 2001 was a Housing Act. Now the Welsh Assembly Government – with its expanded legislative powers - is going to do the same. And...

Posted by Prof Martin Partington QC on 30 May 2012


Better to be Safe than sorry - Spicerhaart on the importance of Client Money Protection

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*Spicerhaart is a leading member of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme and a founder member of SAFEagent. Paul Sloan, Operations Director of Spicerhaart Residential Lettings, explains why Client Money Protection is important and how the SAFEagent scheme will help. *

Posted by Paul Sloan, Operations Director, Spicerhaart Residential Lettings on 15 May 2012


Why we support SAFEagent Awareness Week - TDS chief

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SAFE Agent Last month saw the collapse of Canterbury based Lettings Agent Joseph Newman. The agent went into voluntary liquidation with the liquidator saying that up to £350,000 is owed to landlords and tenants from the client account.  Some of this will be rent money but a lot of it is likely to be rental...

Posted by Steve Harriott, CEO on 14 May 2012