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Property transactions in M&A deals - Don’t be the loser

In the world of Manufacturing, property is probably one of the most valuable assets –yet when a company disposal, merger, MBO or acquisition is on the table, thorough environmental due diligence is often not carried out and even less likely, is property due diligence.

By Peter Alcock at 3 Oct 2018

300,000 homes – The Full Measure

One of the more eye-catching things to come out of the Budget last week was the Chancellor’s pledge for 300,000 new homes per year in England.

By Rebecca Larkin at 1 Dec 2017

Autumn Budget 2017 – A closer look at the housing announcements

It wasn’t until two-thirds of the way through the Budget that the Chancellor’s focus turned to housing and he unveiled his headline-grabbing announcements. They were pretty hard to ignore: £44 billion of funding, loans and guarantees to increase net additional housing supply to 300,000 homes a year by the mid-2020s and the abolition of stamp duty for 95% of first-time buyer purchases. But what does this mean in practice?

By Rebecca Larkin at 1 Dec 2017

Stamp duty changes in the Budget – what are the options?

Stamp duty, or Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) to use its official name, is paid on the purchase of residential properties, the purchase of non-residential property such as shops, offices or agricultural land, and is also paid on new non-residential leases.

By Rebecca Larkin at 1 Nov 2017

Construction output declines in May signalling further slowdown

The ONS recently released construction output figures for May. Therefore, the data refers to the period before the EU referendum. According to the latest release, output in the construction industry declined 2.1% compared to April. This compares with an increase of 2.8% reported in the previous month. Monthly data, however, tends to be volatile, which makes it difficult to determine if it is indicating an underlying trend in the industry.

By Amandeep Bahra at 18 Jul 2016

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