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FURNISHED HOLIDAY LETTINGS - TAX UPDATE

Tax update published 29/08/18 by Ian Harlock-Smith

In September 2017 owners of furnished holiday lets ("FHL") were urged to review their Inheritance Tax position in light of cases won by HM Revenue & Customs ("HMRC")at the time where the level of ancillary services provided by the FHL were deemed insufficient to make the FHL qualify as a business for Inheritance Tax purposes.  A mor...

NEW WARRANTY ASSISTANT JOINS MC PLAN AND SITE SERVICES

MC Plan & Site Services, the award-winning firm of Independent Building Inspectors in the South, is excited to welcome a new member of staff.

TAX BREAKS LESSEN MEES IMPACT ON COMMERCIAL PROPERTY LANDLORDS

article published 09/08/18 by Cliff Moore

FRETTENS ARE FINALISTS IN REGIONAL CONVEYANCING AWARDS!

Frettens are finalists in regional Conveyancing awards! published 31/07/18 by Jenny Williams

MC PLAN & SITE SERVICES FINALISTS IN SOUTH COAST PROPERTY AWARDS

MC Plan and Site Services Ltd were announced as runners up in two categories at this year’s South Coast Property Awards earlier this month.

FRETTENS PROMOTE TWO ASSOCIATES

published 17/07/18 by Laura Balmer

GREENDALE RETURNS TO THE SPIRE TO CONTINUE POOLE METHODISTS’ ‘SEA CHANGE’ PROJECT

Greendale returns to The Spire to continue Poole Methodists’ ‘Sea Change’ project published 09/07/18 by Nicky Clarke-Bradford on behalf of Greendale Construction

FRETTENS CELEBRATE OFFICIAL OPENING OF RINGWOOD OFFICE

Frettens Solicitors were overwhelmed by the warm welcome during the official opening of their new Ringwood office, which took place on 2nd July 2018.

MEET THE CONTRACTOR EVENT - NAPIER, BURNS, REBBECKS AND HAMILTON TOWNSEND

article published July 2018

UK TENANTS TO GET MINIMUM THREE-YEAR CONTRACTS

UK tenants to get minimum three-year contracts published 03/07/18 by E

SOME VAT UPDATES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR

Some VAT updates for the Construction sector published 02/07/18 by Roger Wareham

REMOVING UNWANTED TRESPASSERS FROM PRIVATE LAND

article published 29/06/18 by Sarah Mullin

GREENDALE CONSTRUCTION HELP OPEN UP ACCESS FOR ALL WITH SHIRE HALL RENOVATION

Greendale Construction help open up access for all with Shire Hall renovation published 21/06/18 by Nicky Clarke-Bradford

RICHMOND SPONSOR BOURNEMOUTH GARDENS' BILLY BINS

article published 20 June 2018

GREENDALE CONSTRUCTION HELP OPEN UP ACCESS FOR ALL WITH SHIRE HALL RENOVATION

article published 19/06/18 by Nicky Clarke-Bradford

GROWING PLACES FUND

article published 31 May 2018 - www.dorsetlep.co.uk/funding/growing-places-fund

HAMPSHIRE COUNCIL KICKS OFF £400M FRAMEWORK

Published 30 May, 2018 By David Price, Construction News

PROPERTY FOCUSED LAW FIRMS JOIN FORCES

article published 30 May 2018 www.insidermedia.com

LANDOWNERS' LIABILITY FOR OCCUPIERS' ABANDONED WASTE

Article Published: 25 May 2018 Author: Angus Evers and Joanne Sears

BSA PROBES VIABILITY OF INTERGENERATIONAL MORTGAGES

By Emma Simon 23rd May 2018

GRENFELL: HACKITT CALLS FOR 'RADICAL OVERHAUL' BUT NO COMBUSTIBLES BAN

article published 17/05/18 by J Simpson, Construction News

GREENDALE CONSTRUCTION FIGHT THE WORST OF THE ‘SPRING’ WEATHER TO COMPLETE SANDBANKS BEACH HUTS

article published 17/05/18 by Nicky Clarke-Bradford on behalf of Greendale Construction Ltd)

A LANDMARK KNOTWEED COURT CASE

Intouch Spring 2018 - by Countrywide Legal Indemnities

FCA MORTGAGES MARKET STUDY - FCA PUBISHES INTERIM REPORT ON MORTGAGES MARKET STUDY MS16/2.2

16/05/2018 © 2018 Addleshaw Goddard LLP

APPEAL RULES AGAINST SELLER'S SOLICITORS IN CRUCIAL DREAMVAR LIABILITY CASE

article by John Hyde|15 May 2018

THE LETTINGS CLUB WHERE TENANTS ARE FINED £90 FOR LEAVING DIRTY DISHES

Rent from Lifestyle Club London and you are a ‘member’ … and that’s a whole new grey area Qrticle by Anna Tims, the Guardian (16 May 2018)

BRITISH LAND SUBMITS PLANS FOR 3,000-HOME CANADA WATER DEVELOPMENT

article by Chiara Giordano (14 May, 2018) - If given the go ahead, building work could begin in spring 2019

PROPERTY NEWS: NEW RENTAL RULES ‘IMPOSSIBLE’

There are now more than 145 individual laws and over 400 regulations relating to the private rented sector!

THE POLICE STATION SITE, CHRISTCHURCH

Aster are working on a mixed housing and retail project to revitalise the site of the former police station and magistrates’ court off Bargates in Christchurch.

TAX BREAKS FOR GREEN ENERGY INVESTMENTS

article published 10/05/18 by Rob Sowden of Business Cash Enabler

TOP SAFETY ACCREDITATIONS FOR RICHMOND HOME IMPROVEMENT

RICHMOND Home Improvement Co is delighted to announce it has again been awarded accreditation from the three main Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) supported by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE).

SOUND THE ALARM FOR ELECTRICAL SAFETY COMPLIANCE

09.05.18 A recent decision in the Court of Appeal (CoA) concerning obligations which can be implied under a lease should ring alarm bells with landlords who do not take compliance matters such as electrical safety seriously.

AIRBNB IS A BREACH OF RESIDENTIAL USE IN A LEASE

article published by Edward John, Shoosmiths 04 May 2018

BUILDING A GREEN ROOM

article published 02/05/18 by Rob Sowden of Business Cash Enabler

THE POLICE STATION SITE, CHRISTCHURCH

Press release: Have your say on the regeneration of the police station site

WITHHOLDING VAT ON SUBCONTRACTORS

article published 02/05/18 by Roger Wareham of Saffery Champness

PROJECT UPDATE WAR-TIME FACTORY MAKES WAY FOR NEW HOMES

BPA Committee Members RUND PARTNERSHIP are delighted to be working as Employer’s Agent for Clarion Housing Group on a new development in the Surrey village of Elstead

£130K WINDFALL FOR COMMERCIAL PROPERTY OWNER

article published 30/04/18 by Rob Sowden

SOUTH COAST PROPERTY AWARDS 2018

Entries deadline extended to May 18, 2018

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY OWNER GETS £44K AFTER 15 YEARS

article published 27/04/18 by Rob Sowden

DOUCH FAMILY FUNERAL DIRECTORS BOAST IMPRESSIVE MODERN FACILITIES FOLLOWING GREENDALE REFURBISHMENT

article published 23/04/18 by Nicky Clarke-Bradford (on behalf of Greendale Construction Ltd)

UK PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE CALLS FOR HARDER CRACKDOWN ON ROGUE LANDLORDS

Article from PropertyWire.com/news (published 20/4/2018)

HOW CAN CONVEYANCING FIRMS STAND OUT IN THE DIGITAL AGE?

Article by Adam Bullion, General Manager of Marketing, InfoTrack (published 20th April, 2018)

MORE FUNDING IS NEEDED FOR AFFORDABLE HOMES AND TENANT RIGHTS IN THE UK

Article from PropertyWire.com/news (published 20/4/2018)

DREW WINS BRONZE AT CONSIDERATE CONSTRUCTORS SCHEME AWARDS!

published 19/04/18 by Katie Cull

HOW WELSH LAND TRANSACTION TAX MAY AFFECT YOU

information from HM Land Registry

MORGAN SINDALL SECURES £2BN COUNCIL JV

17/04/18 by David Price (ConstructionNews.co.uk)

UNLOCKING THE BENEFITS OF BUILD TO RENT

article by BPA Committee Members (2015-2018) Rund Partnership

LEAKED GREFELL DOSSIR REVEALS HOW DISASTROUS REFURBISHMENT TURNED TOWER INTO A 'TINDER BOX'

article by David Cohen, London Evening Standard

SAVILLS MONTHLY HOUSING MARKET UPDATE - APRIL

Monthly Savills Update


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