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Economic Review – January 2020

Posted on 02 February, 2020

BREXIT DELIVERED? The UK officially left the EU on 31 January and is now embarking on an 11-month transition period during which formal trade negotiations will take place. Brexit has undoubtedly been an arduous process, costing two British Prime Ministers their jobs and dividing families the length and breadth of the country. However, since Boris […]

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Residential Property Review – January 2020

Posted on 28 January, 2020

Experts’ predictions for 2020 – ‘cautiously optimistic’ The Conservatives’ general election win and increased certainty on the direction of Brexit have led property experts to predict growing confidence in the housing market in 2020. However, their optimism is cautious, according to researchers at Savills who have predicted a 1% rise. The Royal Institution of Chartered […]

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Economic Review – December 2019

Posted on 10 January, 2020

INTEREST RATES ON HOLD The Bank of England (BoE) left interest rates unchanged following the latest meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), although two members of the nine-strong committee once again voted for an immediate cut in rates. At its latest meeting held on 18 December, the MPC voted to maintain its existing monetary […]

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