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10th September 2021

RICS Scandal – Senior figures quit but “no fraud or crime” says QC

The independent QC leading a review into the governance scandal at the RICS says there was “no fraudulent or criminal misbehaviour” at the organisation. Alison Levitt QC wrote a 467 page review of the organisation’s governance following media revelations earlier this year concerning failures by RICS senior figures to act on... Source: Estate Agent...

Interim RICS boss gives salary to charity as body seeks forgiveness

The independent review into the RICS scandal of recent months and how the governance of the body failed, has thrown up numerous recommendations. The main recommendation from Alison Levitt QC is for a wide-ranging external review of purpose, governance and strategy, led by an independent reviewer, such as a retired senior... Source: Estate Agent...

Agency staff to get therapy help as they return to the office

A London agency has launched a Wellbeing At Work initiative to help agents and other staff as they return to the office.  JOHNS&CO, which has over 100 employees in eight branches across the capital, says the initiative is tive aimed at enhancing the mental health and wellbeing of its staff following... Source: Estate Agent...

PropTech during Covid has attracted younger property buyers – claim

The UK’s biggest property auctioneer is considering whether to bring its sales back into the auction room in the near future. Managing director Jeremy Prior says that any decision to move away from either livestream or online sales – which have been the only method of buying and selling through the... Source: Estate Agent...

Police probe into sacked Savills agent still ongoing

The police investigation into the Savills agents who allegedly racially abused England players on Twitter after the Euros 2020 final is still continuing. Andrew Bone - a 37 year old working for Savills until recently - self-presented himself to police in July and was arrested on suspicion of an offence under... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents Do Charity – Golf, football and… er…. baking

Welcome to this week’s Agents Do Charity - another edition of good will and cheer generated by the industry’s fund-raising heroes. It’s especially diverse this week, but we’re still missing one thing: that’s YOUR contribution to a good cause. If you are fund-raising this autumn, please email us details, picture and... Source: Estate Agent...

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