High Court balances need to maintain stable family unit with the need to allow effective recovery of debts in novel solution

Ref. Fred Perry (Holdings) Limited v Genis [1 August 2014]
In this case, the High Court sought to find a way to balance conflicting statutes and contrasting commercial and familiar interests, eventually settling on a novel solution…
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Savills report highlights £95bn of infrastructure crucial to London housing progress

cropped-poppys_london.jpgA new Savills report – Spotlight on London Infrastructure: Connecting Opportunities – has estimated that the cost of infrastructure necessary for London to keep up with its burgeoning housing demand is £95bn. With 50,000 homes a year needed to satisfy the identified ‘need’, the necessary infrastructure could stretch to new bridges, two crossrail lines and a myriad of road improvements…
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Major stink warning for Britain

The Government’s Food and Research Agency issues warnings over a new public nuisance – a stink bug which emits an appalling smell and has already infested homes in China, Japan, Taiwan and the United States. Unfortunately, it’s set to imminently make its way across to Britain…
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Roger Hardwick MRICS

www.prestonsurveyors.co.uk

Fulwood Academy, Preston
Fulwood Academy new building, Preston

Roger Hardwick MRICS is a Chartered Surveyor specialising in Property Surveys, Building Surveys, Structural Surveys, House Purchase Surveys, Homebuyer Reports, Major Defects Reports, Home Surveys and Property Valuations, Property Acquisition work, Party Wall work and other professional work throughout Preston and the surrounding area.

For friendly advice without obligation, please call Roger Hardwick MRICS on

01772 365 367


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Anger as many communities set to lose their last bank

NatWest have caused uproar and frustration around the country this year after they decided to close 44 branches, many of which were serving as the last bank in their community. But this is just the tip of the iceberg, with revelations now that the bank will be closing 27 more branches over the next 4 months, with 25 being the last banks.
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The Property Market Monthly Fact File – November 2014

The property market fact file is a collection of data compiled each month by our Chartered Surveyors and the propertysurveying.co.uk team; collating survey data, statistics, trends and information from the property market. This aims to help many persons with an interest in property gain an accurate view of what is happening in the UK property market as a whole.
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Chris Newman FRICS

www.manchestersurveyor.co.uk

Manchester buildings

Chris Newman FRICS is a Chartered Surveyor specialising in Property Surveys, Building Surveys Structural Surveys, House Purchase Surveys, Homebuyer Reports, Major Defects Reports, Home Surveys and Property Valuations, Property Acquisition work, Party Wall work and other professional work throughout Manchester and the surrounding area.

For friendly advice without obligation, please call Chris Newman FRICS on

0161 403 1 403


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newcastlesurveyor.co.uk

www.newcastlesurveyor.co.uk

Newcastle Millenium Bridge
The Millenium Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle Surveyors are qualified chartered surveyors, surveying all types of residential houses and properties as well as, in most instances, commercial buildings. They have extensive experience with pre-purchase surveys and are happy to provide initial no obligations advice.

For friendly advice without obligation, please call us on

0191 633 1123


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Defy planning authorities at your peril – Crown Court finds against landlord in Proceeds of Crime property case

DSCF3837A hearing at Inner London Crown Court early in September found against a developer who had, despite three failed planning applications, proceeded to rent out a property as flats. The result is a successful action under the Proceeds of Crime Act and a bill for more than £175,000 for the offending company and its millionaire owner…
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20% discount for the under 40s could help thousands onto the property ladder

Luton BedfordshireDavid Cameron has promised to help First-time house-buyers under the age of 40 by offering a 20% discount on new homes if the Conservatives are re-elected. The scheme, an extension of Help-to-Buy, could impact tens of thousands of families. If you’re under 40, you could be eligible…
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