Tag: Government

MPs Call for Government Property Disposal

Posted on 5 September, 2012 by Neil Bird under Economy, Industry News

A parliamentary committee has called on the government to sell its excess property in a bid to save £800 million a year.... Read More

Tough Time for Germany as Sales Fall and Unemployment Rises

Posted on 4 September, 2012 by MOVEHUT under Worldwide Property News

The Federal Statistics Office has reported a fall of 0.9 per cent in Europe’s second largest Economy for July.... Read More

More Government Cash for High Streets

Posted on 2 September, 2012 by Neil Bird under Industry News

Local Government Minister Grant Shapps is urging MPs, representing towns that missed out in the Portas Pilot competition, to apply for a share of a multi-million pound fund to improve their high streets.... Read More

Deportation Debacle for London Metropolitan Students

Posted on 31 August, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Every year, thousands of international young people flock to Britain’s shores for the chance to study at universities in this country.... Read More

Coalition Criticised Over School Playing Fields Sell-Off

Posted on 24 August, 2012 by Neil Bird under Economy

The coalition government has come under fire following the revelation that information it provided about the sale of land belonging to schools was inaccurate.... Read More

Libraries Under Threat in Latest Council Cut Backs

Posted on 19 August, 2012 by MOVEHUT under Economy

Ministers have been accused of “ignoring a looming iceberg”, after new figures revealed around 160 commercial property libraries have already shut their doors or been given to volunteers.... Read More

Foreign Workers Becoming Preferable to Young Brits

Posted on 18 August, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

With unemployment a very real issue in Britain today, it was recently revealed that young people aged 16-25 are the group most likely to be in the queues for Job Seeker’s Allowance.... Read More

UK Government Pledges Investment to Attract Chinese Tourists

Posted on 16 August, 2012 by Neil Bird under Economy

The government has pledged £8 million in a bid to treble the number of Chinese tourists to the UK over the coming three years.... Read More

Conflict in Coalition over Sunday Trading Laws

Posted on 15 August, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

Shoppers have enjoyed longer opening hours for retail commercial properties during the course of the Olympics, with the usual six hour trading period on Sundays extended for eight weeks.... Read More

Hungarian Ban on Large Retail Stores Hurting Commercial Property Market

Posted on 14 August, 2012 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

When German discount retailer Lidl applied for 14 exemptions to Hungary's ban on stores larger than 3,300 square feet (300 square meters) earlier this year, none of them were approved.... Read More