The Service Charge Code of Practice is to be given teeth and become a RICS Professional Statement
In recognition of the demand in the market for high standards in the management and administration of service charges, the RICS will publish the Code as a Professional Statement. This will require a mandatory level of compliance for property professionals with implications for both landlord and tenant representatives. This your chance to hear from speakers who have been directly involved in developing and defining industry best standards in the management of service charges.
London (17 January).
Challenging and exciting times in the CPO world!
This event focuses on the CPOs and compensation schemes for HS2 and London Heathrow. It also looks at the RICS Professional Statement and coming reforms to drive best and effective practice. The format is a chaired debate with senior practitioners commenting, with audience participation.
London (23 January).
What do you really know about rent collection and payment? This programme focuses on rent collection, payment, debt management and money management in commercial property management, while also considering specific issues in relation to mixed-use properties with a residential element.
London (27 February), Solihull (21 June).
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.
Haydock (6 March), Reading (3 May).
This course focuses on the range of issues that need to be considered before a lease is signed, with implications for both landlord and tenant, and identifies practical measures to reduce the risks. It is essential for anyone involved in negotiating and documenting letting terms to attend.
Solihull (14 March), London (14 May).
The course will give an overview of 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 look with particular reference to the increasingly well-used PACT scheme.
Solihull (21 March), London (23 May).
This course surveys
all the commonly-occurring lease expiry issues, the pitfalls and the top tips and is highly relevant to property managers, agents negotiating lettings, property
investors and commercial occupiers.
Haydock (18 April), Reading (10 May).
The course is designed to ‘walk through’ a typical commercial lease – explaining the terminology, purpose and implications of each clause, and will demystify jargon, implementing an awareness of the wider commercial context needed to complement up-to-date technical knowledge. This day will be of particular benefit to property administrators, secretaries, accounts personnel, facilities managers, graduate surveyors on APC, and all staff who need a greater understanding of commercial property matters.
Solihull (16 May), London (19 June).
The 2017 Revaluation has taken place. But it is not business as usual. Check Challenge Appeal is with us, and has created a very different landscape; one which is evolving; and promises to be very different to that launched in April 2017. Government tinkered at the budget, but it is now time to work with the evolving system. If you work in rating, this is your must attend event of the year.
London (7 June).