Association of Residential Managing Agents

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Why blocks need terrorism insurance

In 2014, a court ruling suggested that terrorism cover is a requirement for most flats, even when their location makes the risk of attack seem remote. However, even though the 2014 “test case” should have resolved the issue, we have short memories and confusion remains.  Leaseholders regularly ask why they need to pay for terrorism cover. Here’s a reminder from Alan Vine, Technical Manager at Deacon.

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Who's using your CV?

Mark Allen has been working in the recruitment sector with PMR for seven years and provides a valuable insight for candidates and employers regarding recruitment agencies and candidate personal details and the importance of obtaining permission from candidates to use their CVs.

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SERVICE PROVIDERS - BUILD YOUR BUSINESS BY BECOMING AN ARMA PARTNER

ARMA has established a new memberhip status for service provider firms to join the Association as a Partner and take advantage of some considerable business benefits to market your products and services to our members.

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THE GRENFELL TOWER FIRE - A TIME FOR REVIEW

The tragic events of 14th June 2017 at Grenfell Tower have brought a renewed focus on fire safety in residential blocks of flats and in particular high residential dwellings. Grenfell was not the first major fire in a high-rise block of flats but it is certainly the most significant. Although much of the talk in the press surrounds the cladding on the building, this will almost certainly not be the only factor which led to such a serious loss of life.

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ARMA CONFERENCE: COMMUNITIES SECRETARY ANNOUNCES CRACKDOWN ON UNFAIR MANAGING AGENTS

At ARMA’s Annual Conference on Wednesday 18th October, Communities Secretary Sajid Javid announced plans for a fairer property management system to protect leaseholders from the small minority of rogue agents.

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