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.

UK Commercial Property Sector Affected by Stagnant Economic Performance

Posted on 10 November, 2011 by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy, Industry News

According to the latest IPD UK Quarterly Property Index, slow economic performance in the UK has been passed on to values in the commercial property sector through diminishing occupier demand.... Read More

Welsh Business Park To Create 1000 New Jobs

Posted on by Ryosuke Watanabe under Commercial Developments, Economy, Industry News

It has been announced that £13.5 million will be spent to develop a new business park at Cross Hands in Carmarthenshire, which hopes to create more than 1,000 new jobs in the area.... Read More

Comet Commercial Properties Sold For 200 Pennies

Posted on 9 November, 2011 by MOVEHUT under Commercial Sales and Lets, Economy, Industry News

Kesa, who own the Comet retail chain have announced that they will sell the 249 commercial properties for only two pounds, due to the falls in the group’s revenues.... Read More

If You Can’t Beat Them In The Office… Surpass Them

Posted on by MOVEHUT under Economy, Industry News

As employment opportunities are becoming more limited, many people are sticking with jobs that they either hate doing, with people they can’t stand or that are way below their capabilities.... Read More

Commercial Property in the North West Soars

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

Commercial property transactions have increased in the run up to September of this year, according to research conducted by Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH).... Read More

Dale Farm Gypsies Return To Their Lost Land

Posted on 7 November, 2011 by Ryosuke Watanabe under Economy, Industry News

In October of this year, we produced a blog about a community of gypsies facing eviction from Dale Farm in Essex. It has been reported that the 400 individuals are threatening to return to, and illegally re-occupy the six acre land, once the clearing of the... Read More

UK Music Lovers to Boost the Economy for London’s Leisure Industry

Posted on 6 November, 2011 by Ryosuke Watanabe under Business News, Economy, Industry News

London’s major music event, Camden Crawl has been running since 1995, and following its success this year, the tickets for next year’s event have already been released this week. The event will take place during May Bank Holiday Weekend (from 4th – 6th... Read More

Customers Owe £33.6bn to SMEs

Posted on 4 November, 2011 by MOVEHUT under Business News, Economy, Industry News

Times are already hard for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), with the struggling economy. But to add insult to injury, they are owed a total of £33.6 billion from their customers in late payments.... Read More

Will Local Council Cuts Affect Commercial Properties This Winter?

Posted on 3 November, 2011 by Ryosuke Watanabe under Economy, Industry News

We all know that the last few winters for us, here in the UK have been disastrous, in terms of weather with ice and snow. For many of us, this made it a struggle to get to commercial properties that we work at. This winter is set to be just as bad as last... Read More

Empty Commercial Properties Targeted by Criminals. Are You Insured?

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

A large number of vacant commercial properties throughout the West Midlands have been targeted by criminals searching for metal. This issue has raised people’s awareness to double check that they have the correct insurance in place for their commercial... 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.