Insight – July 2016

The Property Market Commercial Property It seems Brexit is the sitting duck when something’s not too good, and GDP growth expectations aren’t going to be the exception for being in the fallout zone. Although there doesn’t appear to be the 2008 crash vulnerabilities, it won’t be a surprise to expect property prices to follow-through and [...]
Insight – February 2016

Insight – February 2016

Rules Change What’s Changing? Accounting Standards Financial instruments (debts and liabilities) of a company. When? Mainly accounting periods on or after 1 January 2016  What’s the Difference? Various including, where loans have been made at non-market rates (i.e. shareholder interest free), the company is required to fair value the loan assuming that a market rate [...]
Business Finance Junction – June 2014

Business Finance Junction – June 2014

Data from ONS show that illegal drugs and prostitution contribute around £10bn a year to the British economy.  For the first time statisticians are measuring the value of the drug-dealing and sex work – apparently about  "the same contribution as farming  - and only slightly less than book and newspaper publishers added together" or accommodation [...]
December 2009 News

December 2009 News

Market News Visit England indicates that UK holidays have become more popular this year, which is good news for the holiday-let market. However, the tax treatment of this sector is set to change next April. Since 1984, property owners have enjoyed the same tax advantages as those running other tourism businesses, enabling entrepreneur, holdover and [...]