GDPR compliance with Jumbo Bridging

Here at Jumbo Bridging, we value your privacy. From 25th May 2018, the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be coming into effect. To comply with the new requirements of this law, and to ensure that we can best continue to serve you in finding new career opportunities, Jumbo Bridging has updated its Privacy [...]

Manchester property prices rising faster than UK averages

With a growing economy, the city is set to continue outperforming national performance forecasts over the next decade. Summary: Real estate growth in Manchester consistently outstrips average forecasts for the UK property market Property prices in the city grew by 34% in the three years to July 2017, against the national average of 30% Manchester’s [...]

UK financial sector wants global talent on tap after Brexit

Costs for hiring bankers, accountants and lawyers from outside Britain will soar after Brexit and threaten London's standing as a global financial centre unless the immigration system is urgently reformed, a report said on Monday. The report from TheCityUK, which promotes Britain as a financial centre, and consultancy EY, said that attracting and retaining the [...]

By |2018-05-22T23:33:48+01:00May 14th, 2018|Commercial, Industry News|0 Comments

Brits moving abroad still opt for Spain for cheap property

Three-quarters of a million Brits now live in EU countries outside of the UK and Ireland, and more than a third of these have chosen Spain as their home away from home. The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have found that Spain is still the main destination for British citizens living abroad, particularly [...]

Build a property portfolio with just £50,000: The how-to guide

It is obvious to all investors that there are clearly issues with attempting to build a property portfolio with £50,000, says Haaris Ahmed, founder of property crowdfunding platform UOWN. “When buying an investment property the average amount required for a mortgage is 25%, and using the average for UK houses prices, this equates to £60,000 [...]

By |2018-05-01T11:08:46+01:00May 1st, 2018|Commercial, Industry News, Residential|0 Comments

House prices tick upwards in sluggish property market

House prices across England and Wales rose a bit more quickly this month after touching a seven-month low in March but they are still expected slow this year, reflecting weak economic growth and possibly higher interest rates, mortgage lender Nationwide said. House prices rose 2.6% in the year to April compared with a rise of 2.1% [...]

By |2018-04-27T09:12:23+01:00April 27th, 2018|Commercial, Industry News, Residential, Uncategorized|0 Comments

UK optimistic about Brexit deal for financial services

The British government and senior finance executives said they are increasingly confident Europe will offer financial companies generous market access after Brexit, boosting London’s hopes of retaining its status as a top global financial centre. Since Britain voted to leave the EU 22 months ago, some of the world’s most powerful finance companies in London [...]

By |2018-04-23T16:42:37+01:00April 23rd, 2018|Commercial, Industry News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

UK house prices are going up, despite Brexit uncertainty and possible interest rate rises

Homeowners across the UK have had an average of £7,500 added to the value of their property over the past year, and experts expect house prices to continue to rise in the country's more affordable areas. The national average sold house price is now £225,000, which is 4.4% higher than a year ago, according to the latest [...]

By |2018-04-20T15:14:41+01:00April 14th, 2018|Commercial, Industry News, Residential, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dubai’s gamble on bitcoin property sales

Dubai is pioneering the use of bitcoin in the real world, with the property sector leading the way.  In September 2017, the Aston Plaza & Residences development in Dubai Science Park began offering units in exchange for bitcoin. They started from around 30, 50 and 70 bitcoin (each bitcoin was worth around $4,940 at the time). The project’s developer, British [...]

By |2018-04-09T22:11:18+01:00April 9th, 2018|Commercial, Industry News, Uncategorized|0 Comments