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1/2 Day AML/CPR Courses for Estate Agents

15th February 2019

Helping you stay the right side of regulation

Landmark and Michael Stephen Day of Integra Property Services host a  FREE 1/2 day training course on 27th & 28th March in Manchester and Milton Keynes.

Who is it aimed at?

The course is aimed at Senior Managers and Directors responsible for compliance within the business. One of the most important investments you can make is in training your staff to ensure they understand the risks and costs associated with compliance failure.

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Why you should attend?

  • The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing & Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017

Don’t put your business and yourself at risk! Following the launch of “Flag It Up,” estate agents can expect further scrutiny from HMRC when it comes to anti-money laundering (AML) in 2019.

  • The 5th Money Laundering Directive will make Money Laundering compliance mandatory in elements of lettings as well as sales.
  • HMRC have recently introduced a series of fixed administration fees that will be payable on top of any fines issued.
  • The estate agency sector accounted for only 0.2% of suspicious activity reports (SARS) made in the last 18 months.
  • Risk assessments for businesses and as part of customer due diligence on both sellers and buyers are mandatory requirements as are PEPS and sanctions checks.
  • It is also now a requirement for key personnel in an estate agency business to be approved by HMRC, and staff are trained. undering Directive.

This pragmatic and practical course will help you comply and keep on top of your obligations.

  • Consumer Protection Regulations 2008

These apply to both sales and lettings. They are wide reaching and challenging to comply with.

  • The industry is currently paying out £millions in “compensation” for easily avoidable breaches.
  • Ombudsman schemes require compliance with CPRs as part of their membership criteria
  • National Trading Standards have recently had their funding doubled by Government specifically to better police the estate agency sector.
  • Compliance with the CPRs will actually help you improve your listings, produce better quality viewings and and reduce fall throughs

This short course will highlight the potential issues and offer practical solutions and tips to help you operate both commercially and compliantly.

When and when?

Manchester – Wednesday 27th March 2019 – supported by Compliance in a Box (part of Landmark Information Group)

Milton Keynes – Thursday 28th March 2019 – supported by Compliance in a Box (part of Landmark Information Group)

Morning

9.30am – 12.45pm

Course = approx 3.00 hours+ of CPD/LLL

  • Manchester

Malmaison (2 minute walk from Piccadilly Train Station)
1-3 Piccadilly
Manchester
M1 3AQ

  • Milton Keynes

MK Conferencing Centre (10 mins from M1, 1 mile from Train Station, FREE Parking)
Strudwick Drive
Oldbrook
Milton Keynes
MK6 2TG

To confirm your booking (please provide name(s) of delegates, contact details and the location and date of programme to be attended) email enquiries@integra-ps.com.

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