Regulation of estate agents set to pass to Powys council and HMRC

Thomas, Paul
February 2014
Mortgage Strategy (Online Edition);2/26/2014, p22
Trade Publication
The article reports that the power to regulate estate agents will be given to Powys County Council in Powys, Wales and Her Majesty Revenue & Customs (HRMC) beginning April 1, 2014. It informs that the Office of Fair Trading (OFT), the current regulator, will disband on April 1, 2014. It also clarifies that Powys Council, selected after a bidding process, will take responsibility for monitoring the sector, overseen by the National Trading Standards Board.


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