Referrals from Trading Standards or Police

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Please complete the case referral fields below should you have details of an issue you wish to report to the Team.  In the event the details do not meet the referral criteria below, then the case may fall outside of the Team's remit and could be more suited to an alternative enforcement body or organisation.


The National Trading Standards Estate Agency Team is the lead enforcement authority under the Estate Agents Act 1979 and is charged with the responsibility of assessing the fitness of individuals and businesses to carry out estate agency work, issuing warning or prohibition orders against those found to be unfit.

Please note, we are not the lead authority for the lettings industry.

Referrals from Trading Standards or Police

  1. Your details

  2. Details of the Business or Individual to be Referred

  3. Triggers for Considering Warning/Prohibition Order(select all that may apply)

  4. Is there evidence of fraud, dishonesty or violence? (selct all that apply)
  5. Is there evidence of specific breaches of the Estate Agents Act? (select all that apply)
  6. If you have identified any of the above triggers, please supply brief details of the case below:
  7. Click the button below to review & check your form then click 'Confirm' on the next page