Category: Commercial

Number of people in the UK using co-working areas rises to 1.3 million

The number of people in the UK who are using co-working areas has risen to 1.3 million, according to a recent study.

Government announces new retail landlord register

The Government has announced a new register for retail landlords in the UK.

Housing transactions rise by four per cent

Housing transactions rose by four per cent in April compared with April 2018, according to latest figures.

Hotel investment in the UK made £7.4 billion last year

Investment in the UK hotels industry hit £7.4 billion in 2018, a £1.7 billion increase year-on-year, a rise of 29 per cent, and 102 per cent above the 12-year average, according to the latest research by property experts.

Investment Association toughens rules on executive pay

The Investment Association (IA) has this month toughened its rules on executive pay after concerns that companies were not listening or responding to shareholders. The new guidelines, known as the Principle of Remuneration, were launched at the IA Stewardship and Corporate Governance conference earlier this month. The IA guidelines set out investor expectations and best…
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More than three quarters of SMEs are struggling with late payments

More than three quarters (78 per cent) of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are having to wait one month or more beyond agreed payment terms before they are paid, a new study reveals.

Directors to become personally liable for breaches of electronic marketing laws

Here at Mackrell Turner Garrett, we are regularly asked to advise company directors on the rules surrounding electronic direct marketing, namely marketing to particular individuals by phone, fax, email, text or any other type of “electronic mail”.

Overseas investment into UK smashes records

2017 saw the greatest levels of inward investment since records began, a new report has revealed.

Average SME is now owed a shocking £25,000 in late payments

A new study published by cloud software provider Xero towards the end of November reveals that the average small British business is now owed almost £25,000 in late payments.

Demand for commercial property strong among domestic investors

A new report published by property group GVA in recent days has revealed that demand for UK commercial property among domestic investors has risen year-on-year.