CPT Events

Promoting and enhancing best practice and technical expertise

Forthcoming Events

CPO Essentials Convention 2017

Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) powers have long been an effective tool in the armoury of acquiring authorities to drive forward the delivery of transformational housing, infrastructure and urban regeneration projects. This event will focus on the prominent and key areas of CPO practice. It is aimed at those relatively new to CPO work, and practitioners who offer CPO advice.

London (6 September).

4 CPD
hours
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The Key Elements of Commercial Leases

The day is intended to benefit letting agents and all others who need to understand the key issues in lease negotiation, and the essential content of a commercial lease, together with its effects.

London (7 September).

6 CPD
hours
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Compulsory Purchase & Compensation - Avoiding and Resolving Disputes - Strategies & Tactics

The introduction of the RICS practice statement 'Surveyors Advising In Respect Of Compulsory Purchase and Compensation', and repeated judicial criticism of expert witnesses appearing before the Upper Tribunal and courts, creates an imperative for all practitioners, to carefully consider how they might avoid, or resolve disputes, without resort to litigation, whenever possible. This is a must attend event.

London (12 September).

5¼ CPD
hours
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Scottish CPA National Conference 2017

Within the property profession, compulsory purchase is recognised as one of the most complex areas of legislation and its practice is strewn with pitfalls for those not familiar with its nuances, and particularly in Scotland, its law is rooted in the 1845 Act.

Dundee, Scotland (20 September).

5½ CPD
hours
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Commercial Valuation: Do you understand your risk?

Surveying firms can, and should, do a lot more to manage the risks when undertaking valuation work, so to minimise real, potential and unjust PII claims. This event looks at practical solutions to do so.

London (28 September).

5 CPD
hours
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Lease Expiry Issues

This course surveys all the commonly-occurring issues, the pitfalls and the top tips.

This course is of relevance to property managers, agents negotiating lettings, property investors and commercial occupiers.

London (12 October).

5¼ CPD
hours
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The Mechanics of CPO compensation and the assumptions that underlie them

A thorough review of what constitutes best practice, and what can go wrong.

The spotlight is on CPO negotiations and delivery. At its heart, what is the land to be acquired worth? If affected, what is the right amount of compensation to be paid?

London (16 October), Leeds (8 November), Haydock (14 November), Birmingham (6 December).

6 CPD
hours
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Rent Review and Lease Renewal

The course will give an overview of the two procedures, and look at recurrent issues such as whether the hypothetical lease should include a break option, what should be the assumed length of term, and whether a ‘headline rent’ is effectively excluded. The course will survey the range of procedures, with particular reference to the increasingly well-used PACT scheme.

London (18 October).

5 CPD
hours
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Rating Question Time 2017

We have a panel of leading practitioners to answer questions from the audience on a number of topical rating issues. Paul Sanderson will be chairing the event.

London (19 October).

2½ CPD
hours
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An Introduction to Commercial Landlord and Tenant

The Practicalities of the Property Administrators Role. 

Commercial leases are the foundation and essence of property management. Anyone who works in this area needs to be familiar with what they say, what they mean, and how to work them. In this course we explain the key commercial terms of a commercial lease, and focus on the problems the attending delegates have encountered. It is ideal for administrators who have not been trained in the nuances of property - administrators, PA's, secretaries, accounts personnel, facilities managers, newly qualified and APC candidates.

London (1 November).

5 CPD
hours
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Focus on the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954

Six problem areas in lease renewal practice

If you are involved in lease renewal negotiations, whether as surveyor, investor or occupier, you cannot afford to miss this course.

Rotherham (7 November).

4½ CPD
hours
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Rating: Law and Practice 2017 - Applying Case Law to Practice

Best rating practice cannot be achieved without understanding case law. This event is far more than a case law review. A panel of leading lawyers and practitioners will review important and topical cases and explore the nuances of what is best and effective practice in the light of these decisions.

London (15 November).

6 CPD
hours
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Commercial Property Management: Keeping Current in 2017

If you want an easy life, you don’t go into commercial property management! As well as managing relations between investor and occupier, good communication with other professionals and contractors is essential. An awareness of the wider commercial context is needed to complement up - to - date technical knowledge over a wide range of subjects, so that issues can be anticipated and prevented if at all possible. Whichever of your many hats you have on - manager, adviser or negotiator - you can’t do without the relevant current awareness you will get from this programme.

London (22 November).

6 CPD
hours
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Securing Planning Permission at Appeal

Practical and procedural advice for successful planning appeals

The nature and mode of making planning appeals is constantly changing. How do you maximise your chances of successfully appealing your planning refusal? 

London (23 November).

6 CPD
hours
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Business Disturbance Claims in 2017

Principles into Practice

Determining compulsory purchase compensation in a ‘business disturbance’ claim is complex. How is compensation assessed and what are the procedures and rules to follow to deliver fair and full compensation?

Manchester (29 November), London (11 December).

6 CPD
hours
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Housing and Planning - Contentious Issues in 2017

This one day programme will provide practical commentary to bring planning professionals up-to-date on the latest developments on property and planning matters relating to housing delivery.

London (5 December).

6½ CPD
hours
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