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Richard Jenkinson, DPR

“Is that a bottle of Chardonnay in your pocket George or do you have a Semillon?”


Version 9 on track as TrigoldCrystal sees profits double

TrigoldCrystal saw pre-tax profits of £614,682 for the year ending November 30 2011, almost double its £319,360 profit in 2010, its chief executive has revealed. Its earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation, were also up, amounting to £1.35m for the year – up from £1.2m in 2010. Jon Whitmore, chief executive officer of TrigoldCrystal, […]

John Bagshaw, Corporate services director, Connells Survey and Valuation

Side effects of MIG medicine

It’s no miracle cure but the MIG scheme could certainly ease the housing shortage pain and help credit-worthy buyers. But lenders will be concerned about the instant devaluation of new-builds so valuers will have to prove they have robust processes

Abe and Modi

India: Modi, reform and the oil price fall

Nearly 12 months since sweeping to power, prime minister Narendra Modi has overseen a significant turnaround in India, which is now on track to become one of the most pro-growth, pro-investment economies in Asia. While the market has rallied 48 per cent over the last year in response to Modi’s reform agenda, what is the potential for further progress?


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