Economic Review of February 2017

Strong Upturn in Workplace Activity Seen

In the latest ‘Household Finance Index’ from IHS Markit (HFI), released in mid-February (which is designed to anticipate the change in consumer spending behaviour), it was disclosed that their research has shown the strongest upturn in workplace activity for 14 months, as job insecurity continues to reduce and income levels have increased since the turn of the year.

For full briefing click here. Economic Review February 2017

Residential Property Review February 2017

No ‘silver bullet’ to fix housing crisis

The Housing Minister, Gavin Barwell MP, told a recent conference for the National Association of Estate Agents that the crucial shortage of new housing in the UK could not be solved by a single ‘silver bullet’ solution, but rather by a number of ‘small adjustments’.

For full briefing click here. Residential Property Review February 2017