Tag: Autumn Statement

2016 to be Toughest Year since Financial Crisis George Osborne will Warn

Commercial property debt at its lowest in 10 years
Posted on 7 January, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Economy

With 2016 under way, the serious threat of a slowing global economy will give the UK a "Cocktail" of serious threats, Chancellor George Osborne will warn. In a report by the BBC, it said that Mr. Osborne told them the economy was far from "mission... Read More

Chancellor confirms Business Rates Review

Posted on 4 December, 2014 by Neil Bird under Business News, Industry News

As widely anticipated the Chancellor used his Autumn Statement to confirm a review of business rates administration, following repeated calls from business and property groups to take action. The British Property Federation (BPF) recently published a... Read More

Small Businesses to benefit from Autumn Statement

Posted on 3 December, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

It appears that this year’s statement will see the prayers of small businesses answered as the Chancellor intends to deliver a package of funding plans designed to aid SMEs. George Osborne is expected to announce the extension of a number of policies... Read More

Chancellor encourages Growth in Employee Ownership

Posted on 9 December, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Economy

Several points from the Autumn Statement have proven fairly controversial, with the issue of business rates being the key sticking point for many experts within the retail industry. Although Chancellor George Osborne capped rates increases at 2 per... Read More

Autumn Statement Measure to Boost Development

Posted on 17 December, 2012 by Neil Bird under Industry News

In last week’s Autumn Statement the Chancellor George Osborne announced all newly built commercial property completed between October of next year and September 2016 will be exempt from empty property rates for 18 months. It is hoped this move will give... Read More

January Fuel Duty Rise Scrapped

Posted on 6 December, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

UK businesses and motorists were given a piece of good news yesterday, as Chancellor George Osborne announced the scrapping of a proposed fuel duty rise as part of his Autumn Statement. The hike in price was due to come into effect in January, and would have... Read More

Retail Commercial Properties Still Struggling on the Run up to Christmas

Posted on 8 December, 2011 by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy, Industry News

According to research conducted by the British Retail Consortium (BRC), many shoppers are still keeping a tight leash on their spending, even with retail commercial properties offering early sales.... Read More

Plans to Ease Credit Crunch Could Spell Good News for Commercial Property

Posted on 3 December, 2011 by Neil Bird under Business News, Economy, Industry News

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne’s Autumn Statement offers little short term cheer for the economy as a whole.... Read More