ARHM Conference

Your ARHM Annual Conference is going virtual for 2020

Throughout the three days we will have 25 sessions covering

Customers

The Law

Property Management

Virtual Training Workshops

This year we will be holding virtual training workshops for those delegates starting out in a property management career or simply wanting a basics refresher. Any delegate can attend each of the x3 sessions on:

Delivered by Bolt Burdon

Sponsor Surgeries

Our wonderful sponsors will be providing advice and support throughout the event with ad-hoc workshops and advice clinics.

What this space for further information!

ARHM Annual Conference Programme

Monday 2nd November

10:30

Leasehold Reform – Law Commission update

Jeff Platt, Section 20 Limited

S1

12:00

Property Management – A new joint Code of Practice

Cecilia Brodigan, ARHM

S2

14:00

Promoting Property Management as a Career, or

Stuart Shield, Learning Curve / PROPel 

S3

14:00

The Importance of a Buildings Health Check

  • What is a buildings health check?
  • Why are they important?
  • What they do and do not incorporate

Andrew Bannister, Earl Kendrick

S4

15:30

Sponsor Surgeries – By appointment

  • Current Challenges
  • Specialist advice
  • Problem solving 

or

James Shand, TriPartum
Chris Baker, McDowalls
Paul Jepps, Fortus 
Paul & Dany Sherman, Liquid Recruitment
Andrew Bannister, Earl Kendrick
Darren Coleran, Bolt Burdon

S5

15:30

Service Charges – The Basics (Training)

  • Golden Rules
  • Section 20 Principles
  • Key Case Law

Darren Coleran, Bolt Burdon & Alan Wake, Claws Consultants

S6

Tuesday 3rd November

09:30

Health & Safety – Rising to the challenge

  • The Building Safety Bill
  • The Fire Safety Bill
  • The Implications

Dr Shaun Lundy, Tetra Consulting

S7

11:00

Service Charges – Presentation & Understanding

  • Getting the key information to customers
  • Tailoring the message
  • The advantages of right first time

or, 

James Shand, TriPartum 

S8

11:00

COVID-19 and Property Management – The practicalities

  • Best Practice
  • Key Challenges 
  • Lessons Learnt

Emma Webster, Life Story 

S9

12:15

Understanding Right to Manage, RMC’s and Commonhold, or 

Yezdan Izzet, Bolt Burdon

S10

12:15

Lease Extensions and Property Valuation

  • Latest Best Practice
  • Issues around COVID-19
  • Valuation news

Chris Baker, McDowalls 

S11

14:00

COVID-19 and Service Charges

  • Additional costs
  • Reduced services
  • Statutory challenges – S20b/S20/S19

Amanda Gourlay & Katie Gray, Tanfield Chambers

S12

15:00

The FTT and the Pandemic

  • Managing case in lockdown
  • Backlogs and workload
  • Future plans

Siobhan McGrath, President of the First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) 

S13

16:00

Leases – An introduction (Training)

  • Key elements of a lease
  • Common clauses 
  • The legal framework 

or 

Darren Coleran, Bolt Burdon & Alan Wake, Claws Consultants

S14

16:00

Validating Contractors – A New Way

Rob Corley, Credensa

S15

Wednesday 4th November

09:30

Understanding Lease Extensions & Enfranchisement, or 

Chris Baker, McDowalls 

S16

09:30

Planning Major Works 

  • The timeframes
  • Section 20 requirements and process
  • The benefits 

or

Andrew Bannister, Earl Kendrick & Adrian Shaw, Clarion

S17

10:30

Making the most of IT in Property Management,

  • Where housing systems go wrong
  • The benefits of bespoke systems
  • What the future looks like

or 

Rob Corley, Credensa

S18

10:30

Engaging Customers in Building Safety 

  • Taking customers with us
  • Changing the dynamic
  • Considering stakeholders

Michael Hill, TPAS

S19

12:00

Basic Case Law (Training)

  • Key historic cases 
  • Using Case Law in practice

or 

Darren Coleran, Bolt Burdon & Alan Wake, Claws Consultants

S20

12:00

Sponsor Surgeries – By Appointment 

  • Current Challenges
  • Specialist advice
  • Problem solving 

James Shand, TriPartum
Chris Baker, McDowalls
Paul Jepps, Fortus 
Paul & Dany Sherman, Liquid Recruitment
Andrew Bannister, Earl Kendrick
Darren Coleran, Bolt Burdon

S21

13:30

Latest Case Law Update

Justin Bates, Landmark Chambers

S22

14:30

Loneliness & Isolation – Affecting us all

  1. How are we all feeling 
  2. Dementia
  3. Missing family

Big Ian Donaghy

S23

15:45

Expert Panel – ARHM 2020 – What have we learnt? 

Jeff Platt, Section 20 Limited
Cecilia Brodigan, ARHM

S24

Please note, this programme is subject to review, amendments and updates. 

ARHM Conference 2019

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