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Entrepreneur and former Dragon's Den star to address NRLA conference

Entrepreneur and TV star James Caan has been confirmed as the keynote speaker at the NRLA's Landlord Conference later this year. The conference, which will be hosted by television favourite Nick Knowles, will take place on Wednesday 6 November at the National Exhibition Centre, in Birmingham.

Industry News Victoria Barker 23/05/2024
Entrepreneur and former Dragon's Den star to address NRLA conference

In pictures: Hundreds attend NRLA on Tour shows

Hundreds of landlords attended our free NRLA on Tour events this week, held in Ilford, East London, and in Cardiff. The events saw an excellent line-up of speakers and exhibitors sharing knowledge and expertise with delegates, as well as the chance to hear directly from NRLA CEO Ben Beadle about rental reform and exciting NRLA prop tech developments.

Industry News Victoria Barker 24/05/2024
In pictures: Hundreds attend NRLA on Tour shows

Uncertain future for the PRS as reports Renters (Reform) Bill dropped

The Renters (Reform) Bill, the Government's masterplan to transform the private rented sector, is reported to have been dropped as a result of the general election announcement.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 24/05/2024
Uncertain future for the PRS as reports Renters (Reform) Bill dropped

Votes of property professionals still ‘up for grabs'

A large proportion of property professionals remain on the fence about who they will vote for in the General Election, according to a joint survey by the NRLA and lettings platform Goodlord.

Industry News NRLA Communications Team 22/05/2024
Votes of property professionals still ‘up for grabs'

NRLA members bed in with city charity

Directors from Leeds-based landlords Sugarhouse are supporting local charity Zarach, offering beds and bedding for children in need. NRLA members Richard Napier and Charlie Aston teamed up with the charity to provide beds and bedroom sets to families whose children have no beds of their own.

Industry News Sanjeev Shetty 22/05/2024
NRLA members bed in with city charity

Renters (Reform) Bill has its first reading in the Lords

The Renters (Reform) Bill took another step closer to completion this week as members of the House of Lords got their first chance to debate the legislation. No amendments are put forward at second reading, but debate did give indications of the type of changes that are likely to be put forward by Peers at committee stage.

Industry News James Wood 17/05/2024
Renters (Reform) Bill has its first reading in the Lords

Legislation change under the microscope at NRLA events

Two major pieces of legislation which will have far-reaching impacts on the way landlords run their businesses will come under the microscope at two NRLA forums next month.

Industry News Sanjeev Shetty 17/05/2024
Legislation change under the microscope at NRLA events

Nick Knowles to present 2024 NRLA conference

TV favourite Nick Knowles has been confirmed as the host for the 2024 NRLA Landlord Conference. The presenter will join landlords, agents and developers, along with a team of expert speakers at the event at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham in November.

Industry News Sanjeev Shetty 09/05/2024
Nick Knowles to present 2024 NRLA conference

Mental Health Awareness Week: Offering a helping hand

Meet Alex Ward, landlord, NRLA member, tennis player and a part-time Samaritan. As Mental Health Awareness week draws to a close she talks about her volunteer work - and how important it is to look after your mental health.

Member Stories Sanjeev Shetty 17/05/2024
Mental Health Awareness Week: Offering a helping hand

Rent controls ‘not Labour policy’

Labour has once again stressed that rent controls are not party policy in the wake of an independent report it commissioned into the private rented sector (PRS). The report, which was released this week, suggests Labour needs to ‘decrease the country’s dependence on the PRS’ and recommends the introduction of what author Stephen Cowan describes as ‘third-generation rent stabilisation’.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 16/05/2024
Rent controls ‘not Labour policy’