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SAFFERY CHAMPNESS ACCOUNTANTS IS URGING FURNISHED HOLIDAY LET OWNERS TO REVIEW ESTATE PLANNING

Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants is urging owners of furnished holiday lets (FHL) to review their estate and succession planning and to be aware of implications of inheritance tax and subsequent pitfalls that may result in unexpected tax liabi

Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants is urging owners of furnished holiday lets (FHL) to review their estate and succession planning and to be aware of implications of inheritance tax and subsequent pitfalls that may result in unexpected tax liabilities. Saffery Senior Manager – Audit, Nikki Forster advised, “With recent tax cases regarding Business ...

DREW SHORTLISTED FOR BSG HEALTH & SAFETY AWARD!

DREW Construction Group have been shortlisted to receive a Building Safety Group Project Award for best Health and Safety in Planning and Design, for our recent build at Albert Road in Bournemouth

‘GAZUMPING’ GETS MORE MAINSTREAM IN U.K.

Market watchers say they’re seeing more buyers being outbid after their offers are accepted By Laura Whateley (Mansion Global)

SAVILLS MONTHLY UK HOUSING MARKET UPDATE

September 2017, by Chris Buckle and Holly Titford Slow moving Brexit talks maintain uncertainty in the market

LANDLORD FINED FOR CHANGING THE LOCKS

article by Frettens Solicitors

LAW FIRM LOSES APPEAL IN 'MAFIA RISK' PROPERTY PROJECT (30/08/2017)

An Italian law firm has lost its appeal against a British High Court ruling that it was under a duty to warn investors over a failed property scheme - article By Eugenio Montesano

LOVE THY NEIGHBOUR AS THYSELF (22 AUGUST 2017)

article by Richard Willcox of Shoosmiths

POOLE’S ROADS TO BENEFIT FROM A £3 MILLION FUNDING BOOST (AUGUST 2017)

Borough of Poole has successfully bid for Government funding to further invest in its road network....

PROPERTY TAXATION LUNCH UPDATE - WEDNESDAY 20 SEPTEMBER

BPA members E3 Consulting are holding a Property Taxation Lunch Update covering Capital Allowances, VAT, Community Infrastructure Levy and Land Remediation Tax Relief

MILDREN CONSTRUCTION PICKS UP 8TH PRESTIGIOUS ROSPA AWARD

BPA members MILDREN Construction Ltd wins at the RoSPA Health and Safety Awards 2017

NEW PROPERTY & CONSTRUCTION EXPO COMES TO THE SOUTH COAST

a new inaugural property exhibition, supported by the Bournemouth Property Association, which will take place at the Italian Villa in November 2017

MORGAN SINDALL REACHES KEY MILESTONE AT £5.6 MILLION PRIMARY SCHOOL IN CHRISTCHURCH

Morgan Sindall, the construction and infrastructure company, is making good progress on a new £5.6 million primary school in Christchurch, Dorset

NATIONAL LANDLORD INVESTMENT SHOW 2017

Stand spaces filling up fast for 6 remaining shows this year

COURT OF APPEAL FINDS FOR PURCHASERS IN £5 MILLION FAILED HOLIDAY HOMES VENTURE

article by David Niven of Penningtons Manches LLP - a leading UK law firm with offices in London, Basingstoke, Cambridge, Guildford, Oxford and Reading

RESOLUTION PROOF REAL ESTATE ASSETS (C/O BERWIN LEIGHTON PAISNER)

article looking at what banks and other credit institutions need to do in respect of their real estate assets as from 1/1/19 they will be subject to the PRA’s new operational continuity rules

SPA BOMBAY SAPPHIRE DISTILLERY TOUR - THURSDAY 24TH AUGUST

Our colleagues at the SPA are once again holding a summer social event at the Laverstoke Mill in Whitchurch

10 YEARS ON THE CREDIT CRUNCH IS STILL SHAPING THE UK HOUSING MARKET

After a decade the credit crunch which sent the UK economy downward is still shaping the nation’s housing market, continuing to affect existing and aspiring home owners, new research suggests

STUDENT PLACEMENTS FOR MILDREN CONSTRUCTION

As part of their commitment to providing training and development opportunities to those looking to enter the Construction industry, Mildren Construction have offered one year placements to two University Civil Engineering Students

GROUND (F) - EVICTION AT ALL COSTS?

article by Simon McIlroy of Collyer Bristow LLP

PROPERTY LITIGATION SPECIALIST JOINS STEELE RAYMOND’S TOP-TIER DISPUTE RESOLUTION TEAM

LEADING Dorset commercial solicitors Steele Raymond LLP have continued their regional growth with the appointment of another highly rated property litigation specialist into their Dispute Resolution team.

PLANS TO BAN LEASEHOLDS ON NEW BUILD HOUSES

article published by Laura Balmer of Frettens Solicitors (published 25/07/17)

DEVELOPMENT FINANCE : A BEST PRACTICE GUIDE TO LENDING

The CESW Lean Forum set out to produce a document that would help SME developers speed up their route to receiving funding thereby enabling them to build the much needed homes more quickly

FRETTENS LITIGATOR PROMOTED TO PARTNERSHIP (JULY 2017)

Frettens Solicitors are delighted to announce that Carl Geary has been promoted to become a Partner at the firm

ZURICH UPDATE: GRENFELL TOWER

Please find a link to a recent article issued by Zurich Insurance, which may be of use to our members, many of whom probably have lots of questions re their cover etc

CAN EXAMPLE ILLUSTRATIONS BE BINDING IN A CONTRACT? - SUTTON HOUSING PARTNERSHIP V RYDON MAINTENANCE

Article by Hugh James - a full service, top 100 UK law firm offering specialist legal and financial advice

THREE TIMES LANDLORD LEVY ALLOWANCE WHERE 47 HOMES ARE CO-OWNED

The Court of Appeal held that where rented properties are co-owned, the landlord levy is due by any co-owner pro rated to the rented properties’ WOZ value ), whereby the co-owner in question is entitled to a tax free allowance of – to date – 10

THE USE OF NOTICES TO PREVENT EASEMENTS ARISING BY PRESCRIPTION (MONDAY, 17TH JULY 2017)

Interestimng article recent Court of Appeal case of Winterburn v Bennett [2016] by Stephanie Sparks of Ashfords LLP

STEELE RAYMOND UNVEILS TRANSFORMATION OF ITS SOUTHBOURNE OFFICES (JULY 2017)

Leading Dorset solicitors Steele Raymond LLP have unveiled the refurbishment of its Southbourne offices

LANDLORDS MUST GO GREENER

From April 2018 landlords have a new responsibility. Rental property must have a minimum Energy Performance Certificate rating of E, and the 2011 Energy Act stipulates than an EPC rating of F or G will be unlawful.

NEW MANAGER FOR SOUTHAMPTON NAPIER OFFICE

New Manager for Southampton Napier Office

UNCERTAINTY AHEAD FOR THE CONTAMINATED LAND REGIME?

article by Angus Evers of Shoosmiths LLP

LANDLORDS EXPERIENCING RENT ARREARS

Article written by Kerri Hunter of Frettens Solicitors (17th July 2017)

NON-RESIDENT LANDLORDS (NRL) TO MOVE INTO CORPORATION TAX REGIME

Ian Barwick and Alun Oliver (of E3 Consulting) consider the potential effects of the move into Corporation Tax Regime for non-resident landlords

BPA GO KARTING AT NEW CHAPEL GATE TRACK - WEDNESDAY 5TH JULY

A record turn-out of thirteen teams competed for the 2017 BPA Go-Karting team title

BASINGSTOKE: RSM WELCOMES MAYOR AND MAYORESS TO NEW OFFICE OPENING

Audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has welcomed the mayor and mayoress of Basingstoke to the unveiling of its newly expanded offices in Basingstoke

TWO NEW SPONSORS, CBRE AND SUPPORT ON THE SPOT, HAVE JOINED THE SCPA LINE-UP

Commercial property consultant CBRE, which works with occupiers, investors and developers of office, industrial and logistic, residential, retail and hotel property; and Support on the Spot

MOVE OVER FOR A DAMAGE CASE

Article by Irwin Mitchell LLP following a recent case emphasising difficulties a landlord could face in recovering the full cost of the remedial works required in a dilapidations claim

SOUTHAMPTON: PRIVATE TAX TEAM JOINS SMITH & WILLIAMSON

A personal tax team has recently joined the Southampton office of Smith & Williamson, the accountancy, investment management and tax group

MILDREN LAND £3M CONTRACT WITH BOURNEMOUTH UNIVERSITY

MILDREN Construction one of the South’s leading building and civil engineering firms has won two separate projects at the Talbot Heath Campus of Bournemouth University.

BOURNEMOUTH: GOADSBY SELLS SUITE

Goadsby's Simon Woodruff has completed another commercial transaction in the heart of Bournemouth's Landsdown area

SOUTHAMPTON: SOLENT UNIVERSITY BUILDS RELATIONSHIP WITH BRE ACADEMY

Southampton Solent University has announced a prestigious partnership with the world’s leading independent buildings regulation and research organisation.

EASEMENTS: SCOPE AND EXPANSION OF RIGHTS OVER LAND

Last Orders at the Wine Shop - Park Responsibly! - Summary of recent CoA decision by Taylor Wessing

TEA FOR TWO AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE (JUNE 2017)

SIMON French, MD of MILDREN Construction and his HSEQ Manager, Richard Hardy recently attended an afternoon tea at Buckingham Palace.

UK ELECTION RESULT CREATES MORE UNCERTAINTY FOR REAL ESTATE MARKETS

News and Analysis from IPE Real Estate

CONVEYANCING LIABILITY: SOLICITOR ORDERED TO PAY £1.8 MILLION IN DAMAGES

Spotlight on Case Law: Orientfield Holdings Ltd v Bird & Bird LLP : damages for failing to report on a planning search

MILDREN CONSTRUCTION COMPLETE £7.7M PROJECT AT FERNDOWN ESTATE

Largest Single Employment Site in the Area

PROPERTY INVESTMENT POPULAR AMID BREXIT AND ELECTION UNCERTAINTY

Britain’s investors are increasingly focusing their attention on traditional asset classes such as property in the current political climate, according to new research

PROPERTY GUARDIANS – WHAT ARE THEY AND ARE THEY REALLY A WIN-WIN SITUATION?

by Simone Ritchie - BPA Committee Member and Senior Associate at Steele Raymond Solicitrs

RICHMOND CELEBRATE LANDMARK ANNIVERSARY

Richmond Home Improvements Celebrate 18 years

RUND PARTNERSHIP'S 30TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS AT THE GREAT HALL, WINCHESTER

BPA Committee Members Rund Partnership mark 30th Anniversary at Great Hall


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