More qualifications for All in Property staff

More qualifications for All in Property staff
April 20, 2016
All in Property’s Agata Vigurs has completed the National Federation of Property Professionals (NFOPP) level 3 qualification in residential letting and property management. Accredited by the Association of Residential Lettings Agents (ARLA), the course spans six months and covers legal aspects, the housing act, health and safety, legislation, security, regulatory issues and management. The respected qualification means Agata, a property care team leader, has increased her existing knowledge and expertise relating to issues affecting residential letting and property management. Meanwhile, office supervisor Charlotte Saunders has embarked on an NVQ level 5 in leadership and management. The 18-month course covers business

Conducting a property inspection

Conducting a property inspection
October 14, 2015
An inspection is an extremely important tool used to check a property is being maintained and tenants are fulfilling the terms of a tenancy agreement. An inspection should be carried out at least once every three months, to make sure any maintenance issues are discovered in good time to prevent lasting or costly damage. Depending on the size of the building, an inspection may be done by one person or several. Protective clothing may be required depending upon the property’s condition or nature of its use. An inventory should be taken along, so that there is a reference point as

All in Property raises funds for charity

All in Property raises funds for charity
September 28, 2015
The All in Property team raised over £100 for a good cause when they participated in Macmillan Cancer Support’s national event, the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. It’s the charity’s largest initiative, encouraging people to get together with family, friends and colleagues to hold a coffee morning and raise money for people whose lives are affected by cancer. The first event was held in 1990, and it has since helped raise over £138million for the charity. An estimated 220,000 people took part this year. All in Property staff brought a selection of homemade cakes into the office, which were on offer

CDM 2015: what you need to know

CDM 2015: what you need to know
September 22, 2015
On April 6, 2015, significant changes were made to the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations, which will affect clients, contractors and designers involved in the planning, management and coordination of construction and engineering projects, outlining legal duties and seeking to improve the health, safety and welfare of the industry. A six-month transitional period was put in place to allow people time to comply with the new rules, which will bring the UK in line with European Union health and safety at work legislations. By October 6, the changes will be fully implemented, so it’s important to know your responsibilities, whatever

All in Property launches 24/7 service

All in Property launches 24/7 service
August 3, 2015
Property management company All in Property is launching a new 24 hour service which will strengthen its existing level of support to clients. The creation of the new service means there will be a 24 hour point of contact for clients to raise emergencies with and seek advice relating to their properties. A specialist team comprising of ten staff will work using a traffic light system which allows them to rank clients’ issues in order of urgency. Depending on the nature of the call, a contractor will be called out to the site to carry out vital repairs, or the

Code of Practice campaign

Code of Practice campaign
July 29, 2015
All in Property is a market leader in terms of industry compliance, committed to regulatory improvements and the demonstration of best practice. In our industry, it is incredibly important to ensure clients are provided with the assurance that work undertaken on their behalf is done so to the highest level, meeting standard industry guidelines and complying with existing policies. We would like to implement a code of practice that other providers should adhere to, to ensure that customers are fully protected. In light of this, we have created a code of practice document in order to promote tighter regulation and