John Midgley

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    Associations & Bodies

    Midgley: ‘Agent regulation must not make a difficult job even harder’

    The Neg catches up with Safeagent's new Chair, John Midgley for some characteristically straight talking about the lettings industry.

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    Safeagent appoints John Midgley as new board chair

    Midgley has a wealth of experience in the private rented sector and has been a member of the Safeagent board since 2014.

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    Latest property news

    Still “too many” cases of rogue letting agents says SAFEagent

    Despite recent regulatory changes and industry initiatives there are still “too many” cases of criminal letting agents stealing landlord and tenant cash, says membership-based campaigning group SAFEagent. The comments come as the organisation kicks off SAFEagent Awareness Week from 15th to 19th May which is designed to highlight to consumers the “importance of choosing a professional agent who is part of a Client Money Protection (CMP) Scheme run by a regulatory organisation”. SAFEagent, which has 3,000 member agents across the UK and has been running for six years, recently won official backing for its ongoing client money protection campaign when in March this year the government said CMP would be made mandatory for all agents. Mandatory CMP “While SAFEagent is delighted that the campaign has finally achieved its goal of mandatory CMP, it is not yet law,” a statement from the organisation says. “This still leaves consumers at risk if their chosen agent does not have client money protection.” John Midgley, Chair of the SAFEagent Steering Group (pictured), says: “Choosing a letting agent without CMP in place therefore remains a massive risk for both landlords and tenants. We’ll continue to campaign, raising awareness among consumers of the importance of only using…

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