Tag: economy

Last Orders: Are UK Pubs on the Decline?

Last orders are pubs on the decline?
Posted on 25 November, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Economy, Industry News, Misc

British pubs have been at the heart of the social scene for decades, with thousands of loyal patrons across the nation flocking to their local public houses for a good night out with friends and family. However, the landscape has seen a dramatic change over... Read More

Britain’s Farmland Values Show Signs of Slowing

Britain’s Farmland Values Show Signs Of Slowing
Posted on 2 October, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Economy, Industry News

Despite an increase in the amount of farmland being sold so far this year, there are warnings that recent price rises are now starting to level off. In its latest rural land report, estate and letting agents Savills claims that yearly returns to the end of... Read More

Significant Milton Keynes Development Given Go-Ahead

Significant Milton Keynes Development Given Go-Ahead
Posted on 5 September, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Developments, Economy

The highly anticipated redevelopment plans for intu Milton Keynes have been granted, which will create a strong economic boost for the area going forward. Deemed one of the most significant retail and leisure developments in Central Milton Keynes in... Read More

Planning Permission granted for Controversial Cambridge Office Building

Planning Permission granted for Controversial Cambridge Office Building
Posted on 4 September, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments, Economy

In many towns and cities throughout the UK, businesses are facing a chronic shortage of affordable office space as more and more seek to expand following the turbulent years of economic difficulty. In Cambridge, councillors have taken a step to redress the... Read More

West Yorkshire Sees Shopping Centre Development Surge

shoppers in a big shopping center with elevators
Posted on 22 November, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News, Economy

Although a number of shopping centre developments have been approved or pitched lately, in the UK overall shopping centre development has remained at a level first seen at the beginning of the financial crisis. However, West Yorkshire has somewhat bucked this... Read More

Demand for Coworking Space will Transform UK Office Market Over Next Decade

Posted on 20 October, 2014 by Jodee Redmond under Business News, Economy

With the increase in self-employment and the growth in micro businesses, demand for coworking space across the United Kingdom is likely to exceed four million square feet in the near future and is predicted to rise rapidly over the next 10 years, according to... Read More

£5m Local Economy Boost from Kirkstall Forge Development

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

The developer behind a £400m Yorkshire regeneration project has claimed the scheme will create almost 2,500 jobs and will pump £5m into the local economy each year. Commercial Estates Group (CEG) recently named Perth-based contractor, I & H Brown as... Read More

Private Equity Firms Join Battle for Card Factory

Posted on 8 July, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Recovery in the retail industry is beginning to gather momentum; although five high street chains entered into administration last week, results are showing that on the whole consumers are once more beginning to spend in earnest. However, retail is still... Read More

One in Ten SMEs Fear Closure by the End of 2013

Posted on 16 February, 2013 by MOVEHUT under Business News

A majority companies believe that the latest changes to government policies will have no positive outcome on their business, leaving SMEs to manage for themselves, a recent survey reveals. The Viking Small Business Barometer survey communicates with... Read More

Festive Sales Forecast to Rise by Only One Per Cent

Posted on 30 November, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

In the run up to Christmas, the retail industry goes into overdrive. Many cities authorise shopping malls and retail properties to remain open later, chains take on extra staff to cope with the rush of consumers and internet retailers prepare to work around... Read More