London leads new global green finance rankings

London’s reputation as a leading financial centre has now extended to include the field of sustainability. A new Global Green Finance Index (GGFI) has found the city as the top destination for green finance, leading in both the categories of ‘penetration’ and ‘quality’. The Index, launched by think tanks Z/Yen and Finance Watch, was compiled using survey data [...]

UK commercial property capital and rental valuation sees growth in 2018

The UK saw modest rises in commercial property valuation growth, with total returns up by 0.6% in February while capital value growth and rental value growth were up by 0.2% apiece. The London office space saw total returns in line with countrywide totals, while industrials pushed up the average with a 1.2% climb, and retail [...]

The UK’s wealthiest properties have lost millions, thanks to tax changes and Brexit uncertainty

One of the UK’s wealthiest homeowners has just seen an eye-watering £13m fallen off the value of their property, all within a year! With Brexit uncertainty and recent tax changes shows vast fall in the value of homes - property rich list, no more. According to Zoopla’s new research, Kensington Palace Gardens in west London [...]

Brexit; Over 10,000 finance jobs cut from UK shores, new research suggests

It’s estimated that 10,000 finance jobs will move out of the country, according to the new Reuters survey. The survey predicted that job losses are more likely to happen in the long-term, as companies might not make big changes instantly as they wait for the decision of the Brexit discussions. “If it’s going to happen it [...]

London named the ‘World’s Top Financial Centre.’

London has held onto the top spot as the world's leading financial centre. In a ranking that surveys industry professionals, extending its lead over both New York and Singapore, despite ongoing uncertainty about the consequences of Brexit. However, political uncertainty from Brexit and the US election has had an “enormous impact" on the state of [...]

Follow These Steps To Become A (Savvy) Property Developer:

Thanks to television series such as, ‘Property Ladder’, ‘Grand Designs’ and ‘Homes Under the Hammer’, it seems like being a property developer is an easy way to make a quick buck or two. However, this isn’t really the case, as there’s a lot more involved than just buying, quickly renovating then selling it at a [...]

Tips for property hunting in London

Trying to find a new home is stressful in itself, as well as being complicated and time-consuming, however finding property in London is a completely different kettle of fish.   Bridging Loan estate agent, Tim Mcgee said, “It’s notorious that London’s one of the most expensive places to live in the world…[the majority of] first-time [...]

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