Economy


In the Economy category you will find all the latest news concerning the economic picture and its impact on the UK commercial property market. This includes the wider effect on businesses, employment and consumers.


Christmas Lights Hung From Commercial Properties, But Who Should We Thank?

Posted on 23 November, 2011 by Neil Bird under Business News, Economy, Industry News

For many shoppers and retail commercial properties the festive season truly gets underway with the big Christmas lights switch on.... Read More

Liverpool Office Space Going for Free

Posted on by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy, Industry News

Many businesses in Liverpool can benefit from rent-free office space, thanks to the commercial property firm, Bruntwood.... Read More

Tackle Absenteeism to Help Boost Economy

Posted on 22 November, 2011 by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy, Industry News

Improving employees working conditions in commercial properties by offering help and advice could help reduce the number of people who take sick leave every year.... Read More

Continuous Sales on the Run up to Christmas

Posted on 21 November, 2011 by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy, Industry News

If you usually do your Christmas shopping as late as possible, usually on or around Christmas Eve, then this year you are making the right choice and could potentially pick up the best bargains.... Read More

Inflation and Energy Price Effects On Commercial Properties

Posted on by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy, Industry News

The news that UK inflation has fallen slightly offers little comfort for commercial property owners. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) shows that inflation fell from 5.2 per cent to 5.0 per cent in October.... Read More

The Rise in Online Shopping Hits Commercial Property Mothercare Hard

Posted on 20 November, 2011 by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy, Industry News

Mothercare in its prime, used to be the place where the majority of expectant mothers would go for advice and to purchase their baby care products.... Read More

The Eurozone Effect – Will Britain Suffer?

Posted on 19 November, 2011 by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy, Industry News

With Europe quaking over the recent eurozone crisis, many small businesses may be feeling the pinch, especially those with clients and trading partners in countries using the Euro as currency.... Read More

Commercial Property Investors Oblivious To Hidden Threats

Posted on by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy, Industry News

Commercial property investors are being warned by Cluttons, who specialise in providing international property consultancy services, as well as chartered surveying, about hidden threats facing investors next year.... Read More

British Gas Cuts Jobs As Unemployment Rises

Posted on 18 November, 2011 by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy, Industry News

It seems that British Gas has taken a leaf out of the Government’s book as recently they have declared that they will cut 850 jobs in commercial properties all over the UK, in an effort to cut costs.... Read More

The Expectations of the 2012 London Olympic Games

Posted on by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy, Industry News

With the economic climate causing headaches worldwide and unemployment reaching record heights, many Britons are looking forward to the London 2012 Olympic Games as a welcome diversion from real life.... Read More

Learn more about our Economy category

The economy affects us all. It can make or break Governments, prove a factor in the success or failure of a business and dramatically influence consumer confidence. Our articles focus on its impact on the commercial property market in the widest sense.

This means that we cover stories on how the economy affects the prospects of commercial property occupiers and their employees. We also carry the latest company, financial and consumer news.

So if you want to read about the latest corporate developments or keep up to date with recent openings and closures on the high street then this is the page for you.