A fascinating insight into the PIF from Emma Cullen, Chief Operating Officer at Fiera Real Estate
I want to focus this month on one particular theme that I outlined in January at the beginning of my tenure: Diversity & Inclusion. This is one of AREF’s five priorities and has been a concern of the Board for a number of years, but it is particularly appropriate to focus on it during Pride Month and in the light of the recent Black Lives Matter protests and the concurrent messages from black investment industry colleagues highlighting the racial discrimination that they have encountered. As a member organisation AREF inevitably reflects its members and the wider UK property investment industry and I’m therefore going to focus on two levels of activity: firstly, AREF itself and, secondly, what AREF can do within the wider industry. Click to read more...
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...
An early sample of the June quarter rents, what's occupying the panel now and a rather sombre look ahead. The last in AREF's excellent series of COVID Forums is available for all to view.
Click to read an update from the IA on a major announcement from the Chancellor 23rd June on the future of FS regulation post-Brexit.
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