Rising Commercial Property Prices

commercial property

Following the collapse of the financial services sector in 2007, office blocks across the land became empty as businesses closed. Simultaneously the demand for homes became a major agenda item for the Conservative Party. Changes to Permitted Development Rights (PDR) were considered necessary to deal with unused office space and assist with providing residential opportunities … Read more

How Amazon, China and the HMRC are erasing the British High Street

Is there such thing as a level playing field in business anymore? The announcement in June that Amazon has increased its turnover and global profitability, but reduced the tiny amount in tax previously paid to the UK’s HMRC annually still further, comes as no surprise. This international behemoth does not believe in contributing to the … Read more

The problems of starting a business

Start-up business

Written by Paul Beasley, director of biz4Biz and managing director of RHG Financial Services. Business start-ups are booming apparently, despite the bureaucracy and regulation. It makes me wonder how much more successful an economy we could have if the government stopped using us as unpaid civil servants. Just think about what we do on government’s … Read more