2013 April

OFT bans John Shepherd of Newport from estate agency work

The OFT has issued a prohibition order banning a Newport estate agent from estate agency work. John Shepherd trading as Grove Estates has been banned from engaging in estate agency work owing to its failure to join a consumer redress scheme. The agent failed to join despite Newport Trading Standards Service imposing a £1000 Penalty […]

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