Anti-Money Laundering: New online training video

As part of the Flag It Up campaign, the Government has produced a short training video on the responsibilities of estate agents with regard to Know Your Client checks for anti-money laundering purposes.


The video can also be viewed at

Tenant Fees Act 2019

As of 1st June 2019 the government have introduced a new act of parliament in relation to the fees charged to tenants.  The key points contained within the Act include the Tenancy Deposit which must not exceed the equivalent of five week’s rent (where the annual rent for the property is £50,000), Holding Deposits which can be no more than one week’s rent and application fees which will no longer be charged.

Wild Bird Licences

Wild Bird Licences

Natural England has announced that three new general licences will be available from Friday 14th June. The new licences will allow users to control certain species of wild birds in order to:

  • conserve wild birds and flora or fauna (WML GL34)
  • preserve public health or public safety (WML GL35)
  • prevent serious damage to livestock, foodstuffs for livestock, crops, vegetables, fruit, growing timber, fisheries or inland waters (WML GL36)

Further detail is available on the GOV.UK website.