How Dexters has responded to the Coronavirus lockdown

London’s biggest independently-owned estate agency, Dexters, faced criticism for keeping some staff in branches on the first day of the Covid-19 lockdown last week. The firm has since shuttered all offices, keeping just a skeleton crew of senior director in two “secure premises” to service emergency needs and keep the business running…

Estate agents get business rates holiday for a year

Left out of the original Coronavirus Business Rates exemption scheme, the Government has now confirmed that estate agents with rateable properties will not have to pay any Business Rates for a year from 1st April.