Category: Commercial

Demand strong for UK commercial property

Demand for UK commercial property remains strong despite the political and other challenges the market appears to be facing in the months ahead.

Apply now for Government loans worth up to £1 million

Entrepreneurs which are ready to take their product to the market can now apply for a Government-backed loan up to the value of £1 million.

Small business owners call for late payment culture change

Just half of the invoices sent during 2017 by micro-firms were paid on time or within three days of payment deadlines, new research has revealed.

‘Phoenixed’ company wound up in High Court

A ‘phoenixed’ company has been wound up just days after the Government announced a crack down on directors who deliberately liquidate companies to avoid their liabilities.

Gender pay gap reporting should be extended to SMEs, say MPs

All organisations with more than 50 employees should be forced to publish details of what they pay their male and female workers, it has been suggested.

Proposed laws to remove legal effect of contractual restrictions on invoice receivables

Proposed legislation presented to Parliament this week will stop large organisations placing unfair contractual restrictions on smaller suppliers.

Network Rail to ‘sell-off’ £1.46 billion worth of commercial property

In recent days, Network Rail has unveiled plans to downsize its substantial commercial property portfolio by ‘selling off’ as many as 5,200 commercial units.

New sanctions for directors who dissolve companies to avoid paying wages and pensions

Directors who allow companies to go insolvent to avoid paying workers and pensions will now face harsh sanctions, the Insolvency Service has announced.

Commercial property popular among domestic investors

UK-based investors have pumped some £18.8 billion into Britain’s commercial property market over the last 12 months, new research from Savills reveals.

NASDAQ closed door meeting regarding cryptocurrency

On Friday 27 July 2018, NASDAQ held a secret meeting in Chicago with attendees from half a dozen cryptocurrency companies and traditional exchanges.