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Residential Property Review – April 2018

Posted on 05 April, 2018

Survey results show momentum is subdued The recent Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ UK Residential Market Survey, has outlined that at a national level, sales and new buyer enquiries have continued to decline. The regional breakdown shows that London and the South East are particular areas of weakness. Survey respondents generally believe that the short-term […]

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Economic Review – March 2018

Posted on 30 March, 2018

MPC VOTE SUGGESTS RATE RISE IN MAY Although interest rates were left on hold following the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting on 22 March, a split vote appears to have paved the way for a rate hike at the next meeting in May. The Bank of England left interest rates unchanged last month but two […]

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Spring Statement 2018

Posted on 16 March, 2018

SPRING STATEMENT 2018 Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, stood up in Parliament at 12.34pm on Tuesday 13th March, to deliver his first – already heralded as ‘slimmed down’ – Spring Statement. He had forewarned the media and Parliament that he would not be making any specific tax or spending changes. These, together with […]

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