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ARMA - The Association of Residential Managing Agents

ARMA - The Association of Residential Managing Agents

ARMA is the leading trade association for the residential long-leasehold management sector in England and Wales.
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Professional Body Welcomes Legislation to Raise Standards in the Property Management Sector
The Property Institute has welcomed a proposed amendment to the draft Leasehold and Freehold Reform Bill for the regulation of property agents across much of the sector
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FCA Confirms Leasehold Buildings Insurance Reforms
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has this morning issued a press release confirming leasehold buildings insurance reforms. Regular readers of The Property Institute monthly newsletters will conclude there are no real surprises here, the proposals being well trailed.
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Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) Guidance & Information Sources
The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) in conjunction with the Cabinet Office and other government departments have set up the RAAC Industry Response Group
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Andrew Bulmer Invited to Join Building Safety Regulator's New Industry Competence Committee (ICC)
Andrew Bulmer, CEO of The Property Institute, Appointed Help Champion Competence Across the Industry on Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) New Committee
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ARMA Annual Conference 2023
The 2023 ARMA Annual Conference will help firms of all sizes unravel the main challenges faced in the residential property management sector.
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Top Talent in Residential Property Management Celebrated at 2023 ACE Awards
The winners of the ACE Awards were revealed at a glittering ceremony at Old Billingsgate in the heart of London on Friday 16th June 2023. 
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ARMA and IRPM Publish 2023 Industry Wellbeing Report
ARMA and IRPM have today published their 2023 Wellbeing Survey report which has been shaped by responses from over 700 property professionals working across the United Kingdom
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Building Safety Regulator Requests UPRNS for Those Registering High-Rise Buildings
Several industry bodies, including The Property Institute, the RED Foundation and the Lettings Industry Council, have lauded the use of UPRNs
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ACE Awards Shortlist Revealed After Record Number of Entries
The Property Institute announced the shortlisted finalists of the 2023 ACE Awards.
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Government Opens Registrations for High-Rise Buildings
It is a legal requirement to register high-rise residential buildings that are at least 7 floors high, or 18 metres tall or higher, with two or more residential units by 1 October 2023.
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Update on Developers' Remediaton Contract Signatories
13th March 2023 marked the six-week deadline Michael Gove gave housebuilders to sign the new developer remediation contract, in order to bring the building safety crisis to an end and ensure unsafe buildings in need of remediation are fixed urgently.
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Putting Real Estate on the Front Foot with Data Ethics
The Real Estate Data Foundation is a not-for-profit initiative bringing together the whole sector around the topic of data and to raise data ethics up the agenda and we are delighted that the IRPM is supporting this collaborative alliance.
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ACE Awards 2023 - Enter & Book Tickets Today
Join us for an evening celebrating the exceptional achievements of UK managing agents and the work of their people in improving the lives of millions of leaseholders.
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IRPM & ARMA 2023 Wellbeing & resilience Survey Launched
Findings from this survey will form the basis of the annual ARMA and IRPM Industry Wellbeing Survey Report 2023. The survey will close on 15th March 2023.
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New LPE1 Form Including Building Safety Act 2022 Requirements Launched
Going live on 9th January 2023, the release of the new revised form will coincide with lenders changing their policies to be able to lend on properties in remediation schemes, or those covered by leaseholder protections
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An Industry Statement on Cladding
Leaseholders and prospective buyers will now have more clarity on purchasing homes with building safety issues
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Is Your Lift Ready for Digital?
It is safe to say that when the first commercial telegraph line was installed in London in 1837, its installers were not thinking about lift communication systems
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The Energy Price Cap - How Will It Affect Leaseholders?
Nigel Glen, Executive Chair of The Property Institute, explores recent government support packages and energy saving tips.   
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New Edition of the Simultaneous Evacuation Guidance (SEG) Published
A new edition of the industry guide The Simultaneous Evacuation Guidance (SEG) for England was published on Thursday 18th August
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ARMA Annual Conference 2022 - Book Now
Book your place at the ARMA Annual Conference 
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Arma Annual Conference 2022 - Save the Date!
ARMA Annual Conference 2022: Thursday 13th October, 09:30 – 17:00
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Top Talent in Residential Property Management Recognised at 2022 ACE Awards
The winners of the ARMA (the Association of Residential Managing Agents) ACE Awards were revealed at a glittering ceremony at Old Billingsgate in the heart of London on Friday 17th June 2022
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Government Prioritises Fire Risk Assessments on Most Dangerous Buildings
The Government has launched a risk prioritisation tool to encourage building owners and managers to review fire risk assessments (FRAs) on their most dangerous buildings.
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Building Safety Bill Receives Royal Assent
The Government’s Building Safety Bill, introduced in draft form in July 2020, is the next ‘key step in an extensive overhaul to building safety legislation’.
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Latest Building Safety Amendments Welcomed by TPI
Following recent debates in Committee Stage, the Government has announced several new amendments to its building safety crisis strategy and the Building Safety Bill
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Government to Protect Leaseholders with New Laws to Make Industry Pay for Building Safety
Tough new measures that will force industry to pay to remove cladding and protect leaseholders from exorbitant costs have been unveiled by Secretary of State for Levelling Up Michael Gove.
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ARMA Intervenes in Supreme Court Case
Case Rules Leaseholders Exercising their Rights to Manage a Building Do Not Acquire the Right to Manage the Surrounding Estate    
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Launch of New Versions of LPE1, LPE2 and FME1 Forms
The trade and representative bodies representing the legal, surveying, estate agency and property management sectors have today (22 November 2021) launched updated version
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ARMA Energy Now Powering the Same Number of Homes as a City the Size of Newcastle
The ARMA Energy portfolio continues to grow and now powers the same number of homes as a city the size of Newcastle. 
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ARMA Welcomes the Recovery Potential of the "Polluter Pays' Provision as an Amendment to the Building Safety Bill
The team at the PolluterPaysBill is seeking to convince the Government to add the Polluter Pays Redress Scheme into the Building Safety Bill
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ARMA publishes COVID-19: Isolation, Prevention & Communication Guidelines
As restrictions in England and Wales continue to ease our COVID-19 guidance has been updated accordingly. Please click the link below to view our updated advice for those working in the leasehold management industry.
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Committee Calls on Government to Scrap Cladding Loan Scheme and Establish Comprehensive Building Safety Fund
The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee has urged the Government to re-commit to the principle that leaseholders should not have to pay for the removal of unsafe cladding from their homes
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Save The Dates!
Our Regional Briefings will be taking place from April 20th to April 22nd
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ARMA & IRPM Launch Wellbeing and Resilience Survey for the Property Management Sector
ARMA and the Institute of Residential Property Management (IRPM) have launched a wellbeing and resilience survey, aimed at those working within the residential property management sector.
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ARMA’S 2020 In Review
In 2020, ARMA managed to grow its membership, expand its training, launch a new membership category and was behind a number of key industry successes and achievements in the leasehold management sector
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Government Reforms Make it Easier and Cheaper for Leaseholders to Buy Their Homes
Millions of leaseholders will be given the right to extend their lease by a maximum term of 990 years at zero ground rent, the Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced 
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ARMA Welcomes HCLG Committee Feedback on Draft Building Safety Bill Which Urges Greater Clarity
The Association of Residential Managing Agents (ARMA) has welcomed the HCLG Committee feedback on the Building Safety Bill, which pushes for further detail in key areas including funding, responsibilities linked to the Bill and scope.
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Training Course: TUPE (Transfer of Undertakings(Protection of Employment)Regulations 2006)
Our TUPE Training Course will combine real life property examples and an interactive style to help you navigate your way through the complex TUPE process with confidence. It's ideal for anyone currently dealing with the transferring of staff.
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Winning With Webinars
The recent shift to hosting events online is one trend which ARMA has had to readily adapt to. Our recent record of virtual events includes this year's AGM, our recent Regional Briefing and our 2020 Annual Conference which saw over 340 delegates login.
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ARMA Launches Online Training Programme
As you are aware, we are all in unprecedented times. We know that the COVID-19 Pandemic will have an impact on people and companies on an unparalleled scale and exactly how it will unfold is still uncertain. 
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Access Leasehold Knowledge with ARMA Network
ARMA Network is a new membership category we've created to assist housing associations, developers, corporate landlords and freeholders with asset management serevices 
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Dont Miss Out! ARMA Annual Conference Day 4 - This Friday!
Don't miss out on booking places for our Expert Hub Consultations this coming Friday!
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ARMA Annoual Conference 8 to 11 September
We are living in unprecedented times. As we look at the rest of the year and beyond, we know that Covid-19 will continue to have an impact on us on an unparalleled scale for some time to come. Exactly how it will unfold remains to be seen.
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Recovery and Beyond!: ARMA Annual Conference 8-11 Sept 2020
We are living in unprecedented times. As we look at the rest of the year and beyond, we know that Covid-19 will continue to have an impact on us on an unparalleled scale for some time to come. Exactly how it will unfold remains to be seen.
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What's Up With Wellbeing?
Wellbeing at work is a hot topic in businesses today. The Health and Safety Executive state that the cost of employee absenteeism linked to stress and mental health related conditions costs businesses 3.8 billion pounds per year in the UK. 
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ARMA Extends membership to landlords and developers
ARMA extends membership to landlords and developers.  
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ARMA publishes Covid-19 guidelines for property managers
ARMA has produced and published some best practice guidelines to help plug some of the gaps in current guidance, and to everyone in the industry.  
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Industry calls for Government action on cladding
New industry research suggests half a million people could be living in unsafe buildings.
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Arma announces new insurance partnership with Insurety
Arma announces new insurance partnership with Insurety. 
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