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KEYWORD "Ben Beadle" - 100 RESULTS
Landlords - Under-estimated, Under-appreciated and Un-loved

* This piece is written jointly by Richard Rowntree (Managing Director, Paragon Bank) and Ben Beadle (Chief Executive of the National...

18 May 2024

From: Rental Reform

Half of councils can't be bothered to collect fines from landlords

Data gathered by the National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) shows that less than half the fines levied against rogue landlords have...

13 May 2024

From: Breaking News

NRLA hits the road - tour dates announced

The National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) has confirmed the dates for its 2024 ‘Wales On Tour’ sessions.  These will be May 23...

10 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Generation Rent activists spurn Reform Bill olive branch from NRLA

The National Residential Landlords Association has taken the unusual step of extending an olive branch to the activists who run the...

24 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Scoop for NRLA - Housing Minister to give members Reform Bill update

Housing Minister Jacob Young will address members of the National Residential Landlords Association in an exclusive webinar on Thursday. This is the...

22 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Get Courts Done and THEN Scrap Section 21 - Ben Beadle

Responding to confirmation that the Renters Reform Bill will return to the Commons next Wednesday, Ben Beadle of the National Residential...

19 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Tax Break: deal helps landlords incorporate and manage portfolios

The National Residential Landlords Association has partnered with GetGround, a property investment platform for buy-to-let landlords looking to find, structure, and...

15 April 2024

From: Breaking News

NRLA and Generation Rent daggers drawn over controversial report

Landlords and renters’ activists are at either end of the spectrum reacting to a controversial report on the private rental sector. Yesterday...

09 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Gove bringing Renters Reform Bill back to Commons in mid-April

The government has committed to returning the amended Renters Reform Bill to the House of Commons in mid-April. MPs return from their...

02 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Changes to Renters Reform Bill after Easter

The government has written to Conservative MPs promising changes to the Renters Reform Bill to ease concerns over its anti-landlord bias. Amendments...

28 March 2024

From: Breaking News

MPs want Local Housing Allowance and other benefits updated annually

An all-party House of Commons committee is calling on Local Housing Allowance to be updated automatically and annually. LHA rates have been...

21 March 2024

From: Breaking News

The Truth - landlords add billions to economy, and house millions of people

Some of the biggest names in the trade, lending and advisory sectors have produced a report outlining the vast significance that...

20 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Lacklustre Budget slammed by landlord body

The National Residential Landlords Association has slammed yesterday’s lacklustre Budget as a missed opportunity. Yesterday’s announcements - like to be the last...

07 March 2024

From: Breaking News

NRLA and Generation Rent argue over tax ahead of Budget

In a final call on the Chancellor to help the private rental sector in today’s Budget, the National Residential Landlords Association...

06 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Budget Must Fix Housing Benefit, says NRLA

Almost a million private rented households reliant on Universal Credit experience a shortfall between the benefit payments they receive and the...

05 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Tax Grab from landlords closely resembles Generation Rent advice

A controversial proposal for a £300m tax grab on landlords appears to closely follow a policy suggestion put forward by activists...

04 March 2024

From: Breaking News

NRLA accused of putting landlord profits before society’s interests

A leader of the Renters Reform Coalition activist lobby has made a specific targeted attack on the motives and honesty of...

04 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Tax Raid planned on landlords in Budget - report

The Budget on Wednesday will contain a £300m tax raid on the private rental sector according to a report this morning...

03 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Landlords urge speedy action on compromise Renters Reform Bill

The National Residential Landlords Association says it wants a speedy implementation of the Renters Reform Bill to avoid uncertainty - and...

29 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Easing tax on landlords would end Airbnb ‘problem’ says NRLA boss

Reversing the tax penalties imposed on buy to let landlords in recent years would reduce the impact of short lets on...

23 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Activists in new bid to make Renters Reform Bill tougher on landlords

The Renters Reform Coalition - a group of organisations including Shelter and Generation Rent - has again written to Housing Secretary...

12 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Demand for private rental property soars again - new figures

Two thirds of landlords say the demand for private rented housing is continuing to increase, according to new research commissioned by...

12 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Anti-fraud protection offer for landlords

The National Residential Landlords Association has teamed up with a provider of so-called ‘smart property protection technology’. This means that landlords can...

30 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Will Hunt listen to rental proposal that gives £10 billion to the Treasury?

Increasing the supply of homes for private rent would boost government finances by £10 billion, says the National Residential Landlords Association. The...

29 January 2024

From: Breaking News

NRLA accepts S21 abolition but wants “pragmatic” amendments to Bill

The National Residential Landlords Association is urging MPs to back what it describes as “pragmatic” changes to the Renters Reform Bill...

19 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Landlord leaders and Housing Minister to address conference next month

The housing minister and the chief executive of the National Residential Landlords Association are amongst 60 speakers named for an upcoming...

19 January 2024

From: Breaking News

NRLA boss backs Labour Mayor’s clampdown on rogue landlords

Proposals for a ‘good landlord’ scheme in Greater Manchester have won the personal backing of the chief executive of the National...

16 January 2024

From: Breaking News

NRLA beefs up top team ahead of Renters Reform Bill

The National Residential Landlords Association haas revealed two new appointments which it says “will enhance the service to its members as...

11 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Activist group makes formal public apology to landlords' chief

The controversial activist group Acorn has made a formal public apology to the chief executive of the National Residential Landlords Association. On...

04 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Rental sector rivals unite against Tory First Time Buyer plans

Both sides of the rental divide have criticised Conservative proposals to boost housing demand while doing nothing about supply. Over the New...

02 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Landlords Warn Tenants - rents up in 2024 thanks to mortgage costs

Almost two thirds of private landlords expect to see their mortgage payments increase over the next 12 months with warnings that...

21 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Beadle is keynote speaker at free landlord information event

Landlords in Reading are being offered the chance to attend a free information event to help them keep up to date...

17 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Court Reform first, then scrap Section 21 - landlord leader tells MPs

Court Reform first, then scrap Section 21 - landlord leader tells MPs Rental reforms will not work unless the government reforms the...

15 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Activist’s Twitter war of words continues

Activist’s Twitter war of words continues  It appears as if Suella Braverman is not the only figure making a personal attack in...

15 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Watch Live!  Renters Reform Bill begins committee scrutiny

MPs today begin the so-called Committee Stage of the Renters Reform Bill’s passage through the House of Commons. Organisations and individuals with...

14 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords’ chief executive wins prestigious leadership award

The chief executive of the National Residential Landlords Association has bagged a prestigious leadership award  Ben Beadle won Gold in the Association...

07 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords challenge Shelter and allies to explain social media claims

Claims on social media by a leader of the Renters Reform Coalition - who is also a contributor to a Labour-supporting website...

01 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Council Tax victory for landlords of HMOs

Renters in shared housing stand to save up to £1,000 - and the National Residential Landlords Association says it is the...

30 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Renters Reform Bill can only work with landlords’ backing

The chief executive of the National Residential Landlords Association says the controversial Renters Reform Bill will only succeed if landlords’ feel...

23 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Next month Ben Beadle, chief executive of the National Residential Landlords Association, will be one of the experts at an Agent...

21 October 2023

From: Rental Reform

Major concession on Section 21 announced by government

The government has pledged that section 21 repossessions will not be scrapped until improvements have been made to the way courts...

20 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords wait for clarity on Labour rental policies under Rayner

The National Residential Landlords Association hosts a meeting at Labour’s annual conference tomorrow - but it admits the party’s rental policies...

09 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Rental Crisis - it’s the government’s fault

Failed government policies are to blame for the chronic supply shortage in the private rental sector. That’s the view of the National...

06 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Gove reveals the fate of Renters Reform Bill

Housing Secretary Michael Gove has given Conservative conference delegates an update on the Renters Reform Bill. Contrary to speculation, mostly from anti-landlord...

02 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Eco U-turn Welcomed … but private rental sector still needs a plan

There’s been widespread relief at the government’s eco U-turn which may lead to thousands of pounds of savings for landlords. Prime Minister...

21 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Sunak told: Stop scapegoating landlords and show some respect

The top table of the National Residential Landlords Association has met with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s team at Downing Street. In addition...

11 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords! Let Michael Gove know what you think of his policies

Landlords will be able to let Housing Secretary Michael Gove know exactly what they think of his policies in October. Gove will...

25 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Would you allow childminding in your rental property?

The National Residential Landlords Association is meeting with the Department of Education to consider how, if at all, private landlords can...

22 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords demand incentives to make EPC improvements

The National Residential Landlords Association is backing a call for financial help for landlords who improve the energy efficiency of their...

09 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Braverman accused of using landlords to do her dirty work

Home Secretary Suella Braverman has been accused of using landlords to do her dirty work for her. In a response to the...

09 August 2023

From: Breaking News

This Is The Biggest Problem For The Rental Sector

I recently had the opportunity to challenge a lot of nonsense in Parliament. Or to put it another way, I was...

05 August 2023

From: Rental Reform

Message to Gove - sort the EPC deadline and stick to it!

The landlords’ trade body has given a firm message to Housing Secretary Michael Gove - sort out a realistic deadline for...

24 July 2023

From: Breaking News

EPC Rule Changes - months more uncertainty for worried landlords

It appears that there may be months more uncertainty over new energy efficiency rules for the private rental sector. A statement from...

10 July 2023

From: Breaking News

NRLA delight that Labour now opposes rent controls

The National Residential Landlords Associations has expressed relief that Labour appears to be backing away from rent controls. Association chief executive Ben...

29 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Angry reaction to latest rent controls suggestion

The National Residential Landlords Association has reacted angrily to the latest UK government to flirt with adopting the Scottish example of...

07 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Details Not Bluster -  Landlords want more than Reform rhetoric

The main landlord body wants more details behind the soundbite rhetoric of the Renters Referm Bill, launched today in Parliament. Ben Beadle,...

17 May 2023

From: Breaking News

The Great Sell-Off - landlords quitting at highest-ever level

The number of landlords planning to sell rented properties has reached its highest rate on record according to new data. Polling for...

12 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Renters Reform Bill - date announced

The Renters’ Reform Bill is finally due to be published and introduced into Parliament next week. Housing Secretary Michael Gove has told Sky...

04 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Government minister clueless about tenants who cannot afford rent

The government has made no estimate of the number of people unable to meet housing costs due to the freeze on...

18 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Rent Controls - Twitter spat between high-profile campaigners

Two of the most prominent campaigners over rent controls - albeit one on either side of the argument - have had...

11 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords - will you pay to help overturn a rent freeze?

Landlords are being encouraged to contribute to a crowdfunding campaign to take legal action regarding rent caps and eviction bans. It follows...

06 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Surprise - Landlords get more powers to evict anti social tenants

Landlords are to be given more powers to evict unruly tenants who ruin neighbours’ lives through persistent noise or by being...

27 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Message to Chancellor - ease the landlords’ tax burden

.The National Residential Landlords Association has called for a full review of how landlords and the private rental sector are taxed. In...

15 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Discounted boiler service now available to NRLA landlords

The National Residential Landlords Association has launched a new partnership with YourRepair, a provider of flexible boiler and emergency cover. NRLA member landlords...

05 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Chaos! Open-ended tenancies to create havoc in 2023 - claim

Students face chaos as government plans to reform the rental market threaten to cause widespread uncertainty as to whether housing will...

29 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Christmas message for Michael Gove - stop attacking landlords

Figures from across the private rental sector have written an open letter to Housing Secretary Michael Gove, calling for a halt...

15 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Few tenants ask for more energy efficient homes - claim

The majority of tenants are reluctant to ask for more energy efficient systems in their home according to The National Residential...

15 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlords mock “waste of time” Labour licensing scheme

It’s claimed that Liverpool’s Labour council would take almost 150 years to process applications for its landlord licensing scheme. The council has...

08 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Energy Efficiency - landlord trade body launches new initiative

The National Residential Landlords Association has launched an initiative called Home Bank to encourage tenants and landlords to help one another...

02 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Hunt  and Sunak missed the chance to  boost rental supply - claim

The government’s Autumn Statement yesterday missed the opportunity to boost supply for the private rental sector, it’s been claimed.  Ben Beadle, chief...

18 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Rebooting rental reform must be number one priority says NRLA

Ben Beadle, chief executive of the National Residential Landlords Association, says rebooting rental reform must be the number one priority for...

27 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Emergency Rent Freeze - Landlord bodies seek legal opinion

The National Residential Landlords Association has joined with other landlord and agent bodies to seek legal opinion on whether Scotland’s rent...

14 October 2022

From: Breaking News

War! Landlords accuse Labour of creating charter for rent dodgers

Labour’s radical proposals for the private rental sector - including reducing landlords’ powers to demand arrears - have produced a dramatic...

27 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Stamp Duty cut on rental homes would help tenants AND government - claim

The National Residential Landlords Association has renewed calls for stamp duty cuts on homes to let out. The NRLA initially made the...

22 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlords challenge Tory MP on call for two-year rent freeze

* Angels Media and Landlord Today are deeply saddened by the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II * - The landlords’ main trade...

09 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Industry's message to Truss government - reverse anti-landlord policies

The National Residential Landlords Association has issued its formal congratulations to Simon Clarke, the new Housing Secretary. But Ben Beadle, NRLA chief...

08 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Goodbye S21, Hello anti-social behaviour! - claim

Government plans to reform the private rented sector risk becoming a charter for anti-social behaviour without urgent changes, a landlord leader...

07 September 2022

From: Breaking News

It’s Landlords versus Generation Rent in Parliament today

The National Residential Landlords Association and the Generation Rent activist group both give evidence today to MPs as they begin a...

05 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Decent housing standards? Make it easier for landlords, says NRLA

The government - at least until it changes under the new Prime Minister to be announced today - is moving forward...

05 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Bureaucrats not ready yet for rental reform, insists landlord boss

The National Residential Landlords Association has made a blistering attack on a “big bureaucratic and unaccountable beast” at the heart of...

31 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Energy Crisis - Landlords slam scaremongering over handouts to tenants

The National Residential Landlords Association has hit out at what it calls “baseless suggestions” that landlords will not pass on energy...

09 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Have Your Say! Consultation opens on Rental Reform White Paper

The National Residential Landlords Association is asking all landlords - not just its members - to contribute to a consultation on...

29 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Government has itself to blame for AirBnb bonanza - claim

The government only has itself to blame for the explosion in AirBnb and other short lets properties. That’s the view of the...

01 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Reforms must win confidence of landlords, says NRLA chief

The chief executive of the National Residential Landlords Association says the devil is in the detail when it comes to the...

16 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlords now being hit by benefits freeze - call for government help

Some 820,000 private rented households in Britain are routinely hit by a shortfall between their housing benefit and their monthly rents...

09 June 2022

From: Breaking News

We Told You So!  Landlords React to Labour’s latest reform delay

Landlords have welcomed the latest delays to radical rental reforms which were due to be implemented next month. Ben Beadle, chief executive...

01 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Housing minister to speak directly to landlords at new conference

Housing minister Eddie Hughes - the politician leading for the government own the renters’ Reform Bill - will be the keynote...

20 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Drop buy to let stamp duty tax or risk supply crisis - warning

Taxes on buy to let investment are fuelling a supply crisis, hiking rents and making homeownership more difficult to afford. That’s the...

06 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Shelter accused of sensationalising Section 21 evictions

The National Residential Landlords Association has hit back at allegations made by Shelter, accusing the charity of sensationalising the way landlords...

04 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Stop Scaremongering! Landlords slams exaggerated Shelter claims

Shelter’s latest accusations about private landlords and evictions have been slammed as “scaremongering.” The charity claims that a private renter in England...

28 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Triple Whammy - top awards go to landlords’ trade body

The National Residential Landlords Association has scooped three top accolades at an awards event, including the prestigious National Association of the...

21 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlord group backs MPs’ condemnation of rental property conditions

The National Residential Landlords Association has backed a far-reaching report by a group of MPs which has condemned the quality of...

13 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Over 100 experts to woo landlords at investment show this week

The Property Investor Show is back for its 20th year with 100 property sector experts and exhibitors in London this week. The...

29 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Energy Efficiency - is Sunak's VAT initiative enough for landlords?

Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Spring Statement was something - but not enough. That’s the view of Ben Beadle - chief executive of the...

24 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlords try to head off rent controls plans by politicians

The National Residential Landlords Association is trying to head off the growing clamour for rent controls by setting out its own...

21 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Tributes for senior NRLA executive who has died of cancer

A senior figure in the National Residential Landlords Association died over the weekend after being diagnosed with cancer. It was the Deputy...

21 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Need help solving a tenant dispute? New redress service launched

A new voluntary redress scheme has been launched to help landlords and tenants solve disputes.  The scheme - by the National Residential...

14 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Shamplina Speaks - Redress: Should greater accountability be feared?

It goes without saying that any decent landlord wants to provide their tenants with a safe and secure home and to...

12 March 2022

From: The Big Issues

100,000 Ukrainian refugees - how will landlords be able to help?

The National Residential Landlords Association is calling for clarity on how the private rental sector can help Ukraine. Home Secretary Priti Patel...

01 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Gove slammed for “lazy and false” views about landlords

The government has been accused of basing its policy to solve the cladding crisis on the assumption that landlords are Property...

22 February 2022

From: Breaking News

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