March 2010 News

March 2010 News

Pubs Pubs, contributors to communities, are still closing their doors at an average rate of 39 per week; over 2,000 each year.  However, bucking this trend is a new source of funding for pub purchase or refinance for the smaller Independent. With the Budget looming and therefore the obligatory rising duty and taxes, we hope [...]
Faulty Towers?

Faulty Towers?

It has emerged  that the Bank of England was lender to RBS and HBOS in autumn of last year, for the sum of £61.6 billion on top of the taxpayer bailouts. Revealing the bailout to the Treasury Committee, Bank Governor Mervyn King said "confidence can best be sustained if the Bank’s support is disclosed only when [...]