Glasgow: 0141 248 5693 | info@hackingandpaterson.co.uk
Edinburgh: 0131 523 1575 | edinburgh@hackingandpaterson.co.uk
News
Home | News | Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct

Published on 07/03/2017

The Property Factors (Scotland) Act 2011 came into force on 1 October 2012 and provides protections for homeowners who engage with a registered property factor. The Act introduced a Code of Conduct which sets out minimum standards of practice which all registered property factors must adhere to.

The Scottish Government have a responsibility under the Act to prepare an appropriate code of conduct setting minimum standards of practice, linked directly to the legislation, and which all factors must work to. Existing legislation has been in operation for over four years. There are no current intentions to review the Act, but a review of the Code of Conduct is presently in operation.
Working in conjunction with the Industry, generally, we are instrumental in assisting Scottish Ministers with views on how the current code may be strengthened in the best interests of our homeowner clients throughout the country.

Latest News

The my H&P app

Latest News from Hacking & Paterson Management Services

Matters affecting the factoring of common property in Scotland are ever changing and the following provides our customers with the latest news that could affect their property.

Common Electricity Supplies 2020 Renewal

Common Electricity Supplies 2020 Renewal

On behalf of our customers, we engage with Indigo Swan Ltd, an award-winning energy consultancy, to provide our customers with…

find out more »

High-rise residents to get post-Grenfell fire Safety Advice

High-rise residents to get post-Grenfell fire Safety Advice

As reported on BBC News on the 4th December 2019, every resident in a high-rise property in Scotland is to…

find out more »

Glasgow Tenement Fires

Glasgow Tenement Fires

2019 has seen Glasgow suffer 3 significant fires in traditional tenement buildings, having a huge impact on the property owners…

find out more »
© 2019 Hacking & Paterson Management Services