In business, I have always tried to live by the following principles – be honest, be straight, be professional and be fair. For those of you reading this article who have contacted me, I am sure you will agree that I have clearly demonstrated these qualities. Being a chartered surveyor, and therefore a member of the most highly respected organisation […]
In April 2011, Oddbins, Focus DIY and Officers Club, to name but a few, collapsed into administration. The wave of retailers struggling to survive is not abaiting and many more casualties are on their way. What does this mean for those commercial property investors who own shops? In short, disaster! Those out there who own freehold high […]
Small to medium size enterprises/companies (SME’s) are struggling with the increase in the rate of VAT which was introduced at the start of the year. This has caused the number of business failures to rise by 20% compared to last year and those who are the worst affected are in the retail, travel and lesiure […]
Yes it is! Inflation, which is a rise in the general level of prices of goods and services, is running away with us in the UK and there are now urgent calls for something to be done to control this dangerous animal. The Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures changes in prices of consumer goods, and is used […]
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