THE NEW YEAR – Time for a financial Review?
As you plan for the year ahead, is a wealth check-up on your list of New Year’s resolutions? This could be a good time to take a look at your finances. Savings, investments, pension plans, protection policies and retirement planning can often benefit from an annual review.
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Serviced offices market recovers
2017 has ushered in a recovery in the serviced offices sector, following the initial uncertainty in the wake of the Brexit vote.
Given the weakness of sterling, international investors in particular have been attracted to the sector, as businesses turn to more flexible workplace solutions.
For full briefing click here. Property Market Review January 2017
New ‘Industry Strategy’ announced by Government
Theresa May announced in mid-January that she is initiating a new ‘Industrial Strategy’ which will be specifically designed to boost the UK economy post-Brexit and that the government will be “stepping up to a new, active role.. “that will “align central government infrastructure investment with local growth priorities.” Among these “priorities” would be transport, energy and broadband projects to boost industrial effectiveness across the UK.
For full briefing click here. Economic Review January 2017
PROTECTION- Make 2017 the Year you get the cover you need.
If you have children, a partner or other relatives who depend on you and your income to cover household bills and other living expenses, you should really consider the benefits of having life assurance and other protection policies in place.
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UK to see average house price inflation at 3% in 2017
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors have predicted that average house prices across the UK will rise by 3% in 2017.
The recent housing forecast for 2017 states that the number of transactions will ‘stabilise’ throughout the year, but still be slightly lower than the 2016 figure recorded. The main reasoning behind their 3% figure is the limited supply of properties coming onto the market, as most estate agents continue to report that their property inventories remain at a historically low level.
For full briefing click here. Residential Property Review January 2017