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Quidos announce free lodgement February

By MikeC (Admin) on 30-Jan-10 14:20. Remarks (0)

Quidos free lodgement February; more on EPC v Passivhaus and AHIPP memberships continue to decline.

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AHIPP v Simon Roberts Solicitor

By MikeC (Admin) on 05-Oct-09 10:30. Remarks (0)

AHIPP gets with the YouTube generation by producing a video proclaiming the virtues of the Home Information Pack. Meanwhile, solicitor Simon Roberts has his own thoughts on HIPs too.

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Association of Property and Energy Professionals (APEP) Threaten Judicial Review on HEA Role

By MikeC (Admin) on 04-Jul-09 15:55. Remarks (7)

Believe it or not, there is yet another so-called representative body speaking the "collective voice" of industry. On its second day of existence it has already managed to "speak" on its, er, members behalf, threatening to force a judicial review on the Govt's implementation of the Home Energy Advisor role

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The Media Assault Begins - April 6th HIP Changes

By MikeC (Admin) on 03-Apr-09 13:40. Remarks (1)

Yesterday BBC's Working Lunch landed a punch on Trevor Kent. Today, Channel 4 News commissions a completely biased survey.

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Tom Parker, Quest Associates, Retires for World Tour

By MikeC (Admin) on 01-Apr-09 12:47. Remarks (0)

Tom Parker of Quest Associates retired as managing director on Monday to fulfill his lifelong dream to tour as drummer for reformed 80s new romantic band.

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EPC Not Required in Basic HIP After 6th April

By MikeC (Admin) on 26-Mar-09 18:20. Remarks (5)

The CLG has written to AHIPP saying an Energy Performance Certificate need not be included within a basic Home Information Pack before marketing commences, after 6th April, if it's not available after 14 days.

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Tories to AHIPP: We ‘will scrap bureaucratic HIPs’

By MikeC (Admin) on 24-Mar-09 15:52. Remarks (0)

Tory shadow housing minister, Grant Shapps, is to tell AHIPP this evening that his party will scrap HIPs

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AHIPP Cashflow 'extremely tight'

By MikeC (Admin) on 07-Jan-09 19:38. Remarks (3)

AHIPP (Association of Home Information Pack Providers) suffered a severe hit to the pocket in October 08, according to minutes of an Executive Members meeting, and may ask members to pay subscription fees for 2010 upfront, this site has learnt - but can members afford it?


AHIPP: More Top-Level Changes

By MikeC (Admin) on 14-Aug-08 15:33. Remarks (0)

Yet more changes at AHIPP. Today they welcome two new directors: Rob Hailstone from HIPAG; and Lesley Sorridimi from Also, plans to require dual membership of AHIPP and The HIPCode are dropped

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AHIPP to Lose Deputy Director General

By MikeC (Admin) on 13-Aug-08 13:20. Remarks (0)

Paul Broadhead will leave AHIPP in October to single-handedly halt the credit crunch in his new role as Head of Mortgage Policy at the Building Societies Association (BSA)

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AHIPP: Quest to Find New Chairman Succeeds

By MikeC (Admin) on 01-Aug-08 14:42. Remarks (0)

Tom Parker, managing director of Quest, becomes chairman of Association of Home Information Pack Providers

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Abolish Home Information Packs: Grant Shapps Renews Call

By MikeC (Admin) on 21-May-08 13:05. Remarks (5)

Grant Shapps, shadow housing minister, is repeating calls to scrap the Home Information Pack (HIP), claiming they are cumbersome and expensive. Yet Connells the estate agents claims the opposite!

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First Day Marketing: Hello?

By MikeC (Admin) on 01-Feb-08 15:07. Remarks (4)

DEAs were concerned when the Drop Dead Date of HIPs was pushed back to June 1st 08, yet have remained silent in spite of campaign to abolish it permanently!

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AHIPP: Delay to First Day Marketing "Necessary"

By MikeC (Admin) on 19-Nov-07 14:21. Remarks (0)

AHIPP has today issued a press release saying a delay to First Day Marketing is a "sensible approach" - Is this a message to Govt, or from Govt?

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