"Six months on from the UK entering lockdown, I thought it would be useful to review the events we’ve held & more importantly, outline what we have planned"
Paul Richards, Managing Director of AREF said: "We welcome the lifting of the material uncertainty clause as one step on the path back...
Click to read which type of funds are affected by new FCA rules on fund suspensions due to material uncertainty.
Chris Woolard, Interim Chief Executive at the FCA gave a speech announcing the FCA’s intention to openly consult on potential policy options to better manage the liquidity mismatch of open-ended daily dealt property funds.
In recent weeks a number of members have raised a possible accounting issue over the treatment of rental income and the impact on distributions. Click to read more...
View the final version of this code, released by the Government
In this whitepaper, the FutureGen Committee aims to look at how remote working has affected young professionals, whether this trend is here to stay, and what more our employers can be doing to help during such unprecedented times.
The Coronavirus Centre is a one-stop-shop for members including the Info Hub, discussion forum, all related articles and events.
Click to view the slides from this event
The FutureGen Committee are holding a survey about working from home practices across the FutureGen Network
We would like to ensure we have a good understanding of our members' approaches to tenants so that we can sensibly discuss the issues facing member funds.
We are delighted to announce 'RSM' will be the sole sponsor for our first ever podcast series.
This is a quick update on my and AREF’s focus over the last month and our likely focus in the coming months
The amendment to IFRS 16 Leases intends to make it easier for lessees to account for Covid-19-related rent concessions, such as rent holidays and temporary rent reductions. Click to read more.
The FCA have published a statement to clarify their expectations of complying with COLL rules under current circumstances.
GRESB have extended the Real Estate and Infrastructure Assessment submission deadlines to 1 August 2020.
We invite you to send in and view material relating to the current crisis in our new shared Information Hub. Have your say and create amd contribute to discussions in our new AREF Member Discussion Forum.
Read AREF's policy on COVID-19/ Coronavirus
The 'do-some-good' outreach provides an opportunity to make a difference during the coronavirus outbreak.
As part of our more regular member communications at this time, here is a brief update on AREF’s key activities.