SMEs worst hit by conflict of interest in property deals
Research by Adam Baker and Professor Gerard McCormack (both Law) is quoted regarding duel property agencies and conflicts of interest due to lack of separation.
Adam Baker, who led the research with professor of international business law Gerard McCormack, said: “The single biggest issue that we identified was the need for a more open and honest debate about conflicts of interest. The RICS guidelines are too weak on the conflicts issue. This could fuel a culture of acceptability.”