ZPG’s purchase of software company Expert Agent earlier this month has been called in by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) and is now under review, prompting shares in ZPG to drop this morning.The CMA has served an initial enforcement order to ZPG under section 72(2) of the Enterprise Act 2002.The announcement was made by ZPG this morning, saying that “having been informed of the review and the order ZPG is now engaging in a consultation with the CMA and will make a further announcement in due course”.The move has been widely anticipated within the industry after ZPG acquired Expert Agent – which trades under the name Websky Ltd – from private equity firm Metropolis. It in turn bought the company off founder Mike Griffiths in 2004.The ZPG acquisition of Expert Agent gave it a substantial slice of the UK agent software market, as it had already bought Property Software Group in April 2016.PSG at the time of acquisition by ZPG claimed to be used by over 40,000 estate agent letting agent branches across the UK, while Expert Agent is used by over 2,500 branches.The CMA has been in the warpath within the property industry of recent, fining four estate agents in Burnham on Sea a total of £370,000 over an illegal price-fixing cartel in the seaside town, and is now offering £100,000 rewards to agents who report similar anti-competitive in their areas.PSG CMA Competition and Markets Authority Expert Agent Zoopla March 31, 2017Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Home » News » Agencies & People » ZPG purchase of Expert Agent to be reviewed by competition watchdog previous nextAgencies & PeopleZPG purchase of Expert Agent to be reviewed by competition watchdogShares in the group drop after announcement first thing this morning.Nigel Lewis31st March 201702,568 Views
– Wang Jianjun provincial Party School in the spring opening ceremony for the speech – tirelessly to explain a correct understanding of the relationship between organization of the masses of personal the highest level – as Party members and cadres of love should be in love with the people – hold spiritual homes overlooking worthy people feel no shame before God worthy of the heart – do have faith to inclusive can have friends who dare to play it
today send special Wang Jianjun speech excerpts for readers. (reporter Xiao Fang)
currently, the province’s first mass line of educational practice has entered the finishing stage, the second batch is in full swing. To carry out educational practice, organization is the key, the masses are judges, cadres are the focus. The correct understanding of the relationship between the organization, the masses, the individual and the three is not only the proper meaning of the activities, but also the realistic problem that each participant can not avoid.
organization: good cadres can manage the cause of the party
organization refers to the people to achieve a certain goal, according to a certain purpose and system to establish a collective. The Communist Party of China is an organization, is also a collective. The organization and the collective is established in accordance with the principles of Marx’s party building, the party’s strength comes from the organization, the role of the collective from the organization, organization is the party’s glorious tradition and unique advantages.
adhere to the principles of organization
democratic centralism is the basic organization principle of our party, it is the most basic organization system and leadership system of the party and state. In real life, adhere to the principle of organization, requires the Party cadres at all levels put their position, I always tighten this string is the organization of the people, to do things to reflect the organizational intention, can not be arbitrary, from the heart to understand a truth, both for the organization, according to the principle of organization to issue do things the most convenient and safe, is also the most efficient.
comply with the organizational system
party consists of organization, system, Party members and other elements. Among them, the system is seen as "the organization to survive in their own way, without the influence of any member, and the demand for permanent existence." The leaders of our party have emphasized the importance of the system;