SAFEagent Awareness is a week of raising awareness of where consumers can find a registered SAFEagent who is part of a recognised client money protection scheme. Who's involved? All registered SAFEagents get involved in the Week as well as supplier supporters of the campaign, industry and consumer organisations. When is it? National SAFEagent Awareness Week takes place from 15th - 19th May 2017 and is dedicated to highlighting risks (of working with letting agents without CMP
'Right to Rent’ goes live across England from 1 February 2016, agents and landlords will have to carry out quick and simple checks to ensure potential tenants have the right to rent property in the UK.
Right to Rent was first introduced in parts of the West Midlands in December 2014 and the extension to England is the next phase of a nationwide roll out. Landlords and agents, and anybody who sublets or takes in lodgers, could face a financial penalty of up to £3,000 per ten
As a member of both NALS and SAFEagent, Busbybee Lettings is committed to the campaign to raise awareness of the financial protection firms can offer to consumers through being part of a Client Money Protection Scheme.
SAFEagent and NALS are part of a coalition of organisations backing an amendment to the Housing Bill to make it compulsory for all letting agents to have CMP. To emphasise the importance of this amendment to politicians, we are supporting an online petition.
Busybee Lettings is now a member of the NALS, The National Approved Letting Scheme. NALS (The National Approved Letting Scheme) ensures that agents comply with defined service standards and has in place a customer complaints procedure offering independent redress through an ombudsman scheme, Professional Indemnity Insurance, Client Money Protection cover and access to Tenancy Deposit Protection. The scheme is supported by some of the most powerful voices in the property indus