Resources & Useful Links


The BNS Online Directory

An online directory of resources and links compiled by BNS which you may find useful, covering many aspects of property management and maintenance.

ARMA is the leading professional body for residential managing agents in England & Wales, and BNS is proud to be a member. ARMA promotes high standards of leasehold management and professionalism through advice, training and guidance. Their website contains information on training, events and industry news.

The Institute of Residential Property Management (IRPM) is the professional body for residential property management specialists. Their website contains information on events, news and training within the property management sector.

Priority 1 is BNS’s associated health and safety company. They provide expert health and safety services in all sectors including residential, commercial, hospitality, business, education, healthcare and more. On their website you will find more information on the services Priority 1 provides, plus useful information to do with new health and safety legislation. For example, the upcoming updates to legislation regarding fire doors in apartment blocks.

The Bristol City Council website contains a wealth of information for residents of the city. This includes, but is not limited to, information on council tax, bins and recycling, housing, benefits and financial help and planning and building regulations.

Wessex Water is the water and sewerage utility company serving much of South West England, including Bristol, most of Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire and parts of Gloucestershire and Hampshire. Their website provides information on the services they provide, works in your area, how to report an issue plus other help and advice.

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The South Gloucestershire Council ebsite contains all information relating to South Gloucestershire including, but not limited to, bins and recycling, council tax, housing, transport and planning and environment.

The North Somerset Council website provides information on all aspects of North Somerset life, including bins and recycling, planning and building control, council tax, housing and benefits and support.

On the Bath & North East Somerset Council website you can pay your council tax bill, check your bin collection days, search planning applications and find lots of information on all B&NES Council services.

The Leasehold Advisory Service provides independent advice for residential leaseholders and park home residents. Their website provides free learning resources for leasehold law, plus information on fire safety, service charges and other subjects that leaseholders will find useful.

Companies House holds information on all companies registered within the UK. You can also find information on starting, running and closing a company.

Information about the commencement of the Fire Safety Act and how it affects Responsible Persons and others.

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