Category: Commercial

Facebook suffers from the “maximum possible fine” for failing to protect users’ personal data

The data regulator for England and Wales, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), announced that it has concluded its investigation into the use of data analytics for political purposes by the social media giant Facebook.

Overseas commercial property investors expected to ‘swoop in for Brexit bargains’

A new study carried out by prominent real estate group Knight Frank suggests that the UK will surge in popularity among overseas commercial property investors in 2019.

Businesses “urged” to appoint more women in senior roles

British business has been “urged” to do more to meet the target of a third of women in senior leadership positions by 2020.

More than half of SME owners relying on ‘emergency funds’ to fix late payment woes

More than half (56 per cent) of UK small and medium-sized enterprise owners have been forced to use personal or ‘emergency funds’ to plug gaps in their cash flow caused by unpaid invoices.

UK commercial property market boosted by ‘tech company boom’

In recent months, activity in the UK’s commercial property market has been boosted by the arrival of a number of leading tech companies to London and other key UK cities, commentators have said.

Commercial property lending up by more than a quarter

Commercial property lending increased by more than a quarter (27 per cent) in the first half (H1) of 2018, a new analysis reveals.

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.