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Retirement announcement

10 July 2017

We are at once happy and sad to announce the retirement of Janie Strange from IRPM, where she shared the leadership of the organization as Joint CEO with Jeff Platt. New CEO, Andrew Bulmer, said “Janie has made an outstanding contribution to the leasehold property management sector as a foundi...

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Safety Checks on Private Residential Blocks

21 June 2017

Urgent message from Melanie Dawes, Permanent Secretary, Department for Communities and Local Government. "Following the horrific fire at Grenfell Tower in North Kensington last week, DCLG want to ensure you are aware of help that is available in checking your buildings. While the exact reasons for...

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DCLG Cladding Testing Guidance

20 June 2017

Guidance on Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding issued by DCLG Following the horrific Grenfell Tower fire, the DCLG have issued urgent instructions to councils and housing associations advising on the identification and testing of ACM cladding.  It is also important that all residentia...

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Consumer Guides to Leasehold

01 June 2017

Nine industry bodies have joined forces to produce short, sharp consumer guides about leasehold.  A mini-series of 6 freely available guides set out ‘who is who’ in leasehold ownership and explains the basics to buyers and owners of leasehold properties. It is widely understood tha...

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IRPM are sponsoring the ARMA Ace Awards

19 May 2017

IRPM are sponsoring the ARMA Ace Awards that are being held on 7th of July 2017. For more information please visit ARMA's Awards site here: www.awards.arma.org.uk We look forward to seeing you there!

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Dr Bob Keats - Announcement

24 April 2017

Dr Robert Keats It is with immense sadness that I bring the news that Bob Keats died on 18th April at the Isle of Wight Hospice, after suffering from very aggressive motor neurone disease. Bob was the architect of the IRPM syllabus and exams right from the outset in 2003. He was Chief Examiner fr...

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Better consumer information here now!

19 April 2017

Nine industry bodies have joined forces to produce short, sharp consumer guides about leasehold.  A mini-series of 6 freely available guides set out ‘who is who’ in leasehold ownership and explains the basics to buyers and owners of leasehold properties. It is widely understood tha...

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Fire safety update 3rd August 2017- Second Large-Scale Cladding Test Result

08 March 2017

This note sets out the result of the second large scale test. This test was of a wall cladding system consisting of Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding with a polyethylene filler (category 3) with stone wool insulation. (The result of the first test is repeated below.) Second Large-Sca...

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Housing and Property Management Apprenticeship Announced by IRPM

01 February 2017

We are delighted to announce the launch of an Apprenticeship programme at Level 3 (IRPM Associate level) with a pilot cohort of candidates based within the M25 starting end of February / beginning of March. We plan to go nationwide later in the year. Attached are details: Housing and Property Man...

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Lift off!! IRPM leads Build-to-Rent sector with new qualification

31 January 2017

The first intake of candidates for IRPM’s new Build-to-Rent PRS qualification gathered at Cluttons offices in London for the pilot launch in January. The Department for Communities and Local Government’s PRS Champion, Mark Davis and FoundationReal’s Tracey Hartley, who was part o...

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