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12 Oct 2021
Video resumes split public opinion

During lockdown, an increasing number of people were required to use video as part of their hiring processes as an alternative to face-to-face interviews.

05 Oct 2021
Apprenticeship funding incentive to be extended

The Chancellor of the Exchequer announced that employers wanting to hire apprentices are to continue benefitting from £500 million jobs support package until January 2022.

10 Sep 2021
Apprenticeship online service and levy fund update boosts support

The UK Government has launched a ‘My Apprenticeship’ online service to help both apprentices and employers in England keep track of their progress and get support. Employers will also soon have the chance to apply for funding from unspent levy funds.

09 Sep 2021
Statistics show increased number of agents seeking to get qualified

In an industry where legislation is ever changing, and with the need to understand what it means to stay compliant; it is positive to see the vested interest from agents at every level of the sector to become qualified.

25 Aug 2021
Employers can still receive £3000 per new apprentice for limited time

Time is running out for employers to apply for incentive payments to hire a new apprentice of any age starting between 1 April 2021 and 30 September 2021.

23 Aug 2021
Giving property talent a platform

Winners of the 2021 Propertymark Qualifications Awards will receive entry to this year’s ARLA Propertymark Conference & Exhibition at Excel London. The deadline for nominations has been extended to Friday 17 September 2021 and it’s free to apply.

26 Jul 2021
Issue 44: July / September 2021

With more agents taking to TikTok, is the platform the next big thing for agents? In this issue, you can find out more about how and why agents are using TikTok, hear from our new presidents and read about the upcoming Propertymark Qualifications Awards which is back for 2021.

14 May 2021
Skills for jobs

In the Queen’s speech on 11 May, the UK Government set out its legislative plans for adult education and training for the next parliamentary session with a proposed Skills and Post-16 Education Bill.

06 May 2021
Issue 43: April / June 2021

This issue welcomes our new CEO, Nathan Emerson where he sheds a light on the upcoming major investments and changes that Propertymark will be undergoing in order to give more back to members.

04 May 2021
Increased appetite to get qualified

Propertymark Qualifications has seen more than 750 exams taken since the re-opening of Pearson VUE test centres in April, and 850 exams have been booked for May.

08 Feb 2021
Propertymark and Propertymark Qualifications celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

It’s National Apprenticeship Week, a time for organisations across the country to celebrate apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, employers, and the economy. As the EPA organisation for the Junior Estate Agent apprenticeship, Propertymark Qualifications is taking part this year with a series of interviews with employers and their apprentices within the property sector.

15 Dec 2020
Propertymark Qualifications celebrate successful year with four top students

On Tuesday 15 December, Propertymark Qualifications hosted an online event to celebrate the fantastic achievement of four students, who, over the course of 2019/2020, achieved Distinction in their Level 4 Certificate in Residential Letting and Property Management, one of the highest-level qualifications awarded by Propertymark Qualifications.

19 Aug 2020
First ever Junior Estate Agent Apprenticeship End Point Assessment delivered

A major milestone for apprentices in the property industry was marked on 20 July when Propertymark Qualifications remotely delivered its first ever End Point Assessment for a Junior Estate Agent Apprenticeship and Charlie Maidment of Fox & Sons in Southampton became the first ever qualified Junior Estate Agent.

08 Jul 2020
Apprenticeships soften pandemic blow to employment for young people

As part of today’s announcement by Chancellor Rishi Sunak, apprenticeships are to receive a huge boost from the UK Government's measures to grow jobs and strengthen the economy.

28 May 2020
Pearson VUE test centres now open for Propertymark Qualifications exams in England

Pearson VUE test centres have now opened with limited capacity allowing Propertymark Qualifications candidates to sit their exams. There are strict health and safety measures in place to ensure everyone's safety including reduced seat numbers so that social distancing can be followed.

09 Mar 2020
Issue 39: March / April 2020

In this issue we look at the benefits of marketing ourselves correctly and why property agents need to stop talking about themselves and factually find out what it is that their customers actually want to hear.

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