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Annual Landlords Day 2019

Posted 22.08.19

Gateshead Private Landlord Association Landlord Day 2019

Lancastrian Suite, Dunston

Thursday 19th September 2019

10.00 – 4.00

Gateshead Private Landlords Association would like to invite you to their Annual Landlords Day.

The free event and is open to all Landlords or Agents

A range of Speakers during the day

Various exhibitor stands pertinent to landlords and agents

Unlimited tea & coffee available all day

Buffet Lunch

Ample free parking at venue

To reserve your free ticket, contact Kim Waugh by email at kim@gpla.org.uk or by telephone on 07814 192833 or alternatively you can book your tickets direct at Eventbrite.

 

Itinerary

10.00 – 10.15

Welcome from Tom Jackson, Chair and introduction to the exhibitor stand attendees

10.15 – 10.45     Update on Housing Law by Les Jackson

Les will update everyone on what is happening, and what is on the horizon, in the legal world which will affect Landlords and Agents.  There will also be the opportunity for attendees for ask Les any housing related questions on any issues they may have.

10.45 – 11.00      Refreshment Break

11.00 –  12.00     Department of Works & Pension (DWP)

Presentation on what the Universal Credit journal looks like from the Claimants perspective, what information the claimant has access to as well as a general reminder around what claimants need to secure universal credit housing costs and the UC47 (Managed payment to Landlord) process

12.00 – 1.00     Buffet Lunch

1.00 – 2.30        Andy Reay – Counter Terrorism Security Advisor – West Yorkshire Police

Andy is going to give a presentation on Counter Terrorism Policing in the North East.  This presentation is excellent and extremely thought provoking.  When I saw this presentation at a previous event, everyone said that it was one of the best that they had ever attended so I am extremely pleased that he has agreed to present it again at our conference.

2.45 – 3.00       Refreshment Break

3.00 – 3.30         Inspector Michael Robson from Northumbrian Police

Inspector Robson will talk about local issues including Operation Vienna and some of the successes achieved and the risks particularly around modern day slavery

3.30 – 4.00       Nick Murtagh    – Ad Hoc Property Protection

Nick will give a short presentation on their role of Property Guardians and vacant property protection.