Tag: Brexit



GSK plans a £275m expansion in its UK sites

GSK plans a £275m expansion in its UK sites
Posted on 27 July, 2016 by Steph Cowie under Business News, Economy, Industry News

The British pharmaceutical company, GlaxoSmithKline plc, still sees the UK as “an attractive location” regardless of Brexit. Chief executive Andrew Witty backed the Remain campaign, said the decision for investment was due to the UK’s skilled... Read More

Siemens Keeps UK Investment despite Brexit Caution

Siemens Keeps UK Investment despite Brexit Caution
Posted on 13 July, 2016 by Steph Cowie under Business News, Economy

Industrial giant, Siemens, has stated that the UK is still a “good place to do business” despite its previous Brexit warning. Chief Executive at Siemens, Joe Kaeser, told a selection of media groups that the German company will remain fully... Read More

Leisure Sector to be Unscathed by Brexit Predicts Colliers

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Posted on 28 June, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy

The Brexit has caused mass panic across the UK economy, with many experts fearing the worst in major sectors. However, the leisure sector is being seen in a different light, with predictions of increased interest as time moves on. Colliers... Read More

UK Commercial Property Market to Slow in Wake of Brexit

How would the commercial property sector be affected by Brexit
Posted on 27 June, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy, Industry News

Just days after the controversial UK exit from the EU, a number of experts have said that demand for UK commercial property will weaken. Experts, including JLL UK’s chief executive officer, Chris Ireland, have said that activity levels are expected... Read More

Tax and Regulatory Changes Putting Pressure on Businesses

How did the Manchester and Birmingham office markets perform in Q1 2016
Posted on 7 June, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy

Two thirds of businesses are feeling the lack of skilled workers, combined with constant changes to tax and regulatory requirements, is adding substantial pressure to owners, according to the Enterprise Index from Smith & Williamson. Over the next 12... Read More

Business Owners Not Swayed by Politician’s Views on Brexit

Business owners not swayed by politicians views on brexit
Posted on 25 May, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy

With the EU referendum just one month away, a study has found that 56% of business owners care more about the facts than what political figures have to say. The survey by sage also found that 17% of respondents will be voting on gut instinct alone,... Read More

Brexit Could Push UK back into Recession Warns Alistair Darling

How would the commercial property sector be affected by Brexit
Posted on 19 May, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy

Former Labour Chancellor, Alistair Darling, has said that if the UK were to leave the EU, it would have a negative impact on the economy and be “disastrous” for living standards of working people. At a dinner of the CBI, Mr Darling said in a... Read More

Regional High Street Investment Down in Q1 2016 but Outlook Still Positive

Regional high street investment down in q1 2016
Posted on 4 May, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy, Industry News

New figures from Cushman & Wakefield have revealed investment in UK regional high street retail assets was down by 10% on last year. This however has not tarnished overall performance of the sector in Q1, as a total of 44 assets were transacted at a... Read More

Overseas Commercial Property Investors taking Advantage of Brexit

London office occupiers will head out to regions in next decade
Posted on 3 May, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Economy, Industry News

With the pending EU referendum causing concern in the London commercial property market, private investors from the Middle East and elsewhere have found an ideal opportunity to buy landmark buildings. One firm for example, 3 Associates, is a UK family... Read More

Top Economists Back Brexit

Brexit what does it mean for the commercial property sector
Posted on 28 April, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Economy

Following several warnings from organisations about the UK leaving the EU, including IMF and OECD, a collection of eight influential economists who are in support of the Brexit, have claimed that the economy would be better off, with a boost of... Read More