The National Association of Estate Agents says changes to Stamp Duty won’t have a significant impact in the South-East but that the move is a step in the right direction.
With the rift between Prime Minister Gordon Brown and chancellor Alistair Darling reaching untenable proportions, we should all be concerned about how much more damage the death throes of this ailing government will inflict on the mortgage market.
Cluttons says the package is too little, too late but that the proposed £300m shared equity scheme will help the building trade.
Expected pre-tax half-year losses in excess of £27m have played a major role in the Derbyshire and the Cheshire merger with Nationwide, the UK’s largest building society.
Industry sources are adamant that Merrill Lynch is to close Wave.
Jelf Employee Benefits has given its initial thoughts on the chancellor’s 2014 Autumn Statement. The company is seeking to isolate the sections of the speech (and the supporting document) that are relevant to the employee benefits debate. The first such area is pensions related.
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