Local authorities to be banned from investing in commercial property such as offices and shopping centres.

Local authorities to be banned from investing in commercial property such as offices and shopping centres.

Local authorities are to be banned by the Treasury from investing in commercial property such as offices and shopping centres. THE practice is being reviewed as part of a consultation into the role of the Public Works Loan Board, which some local authorities have used as an easily accessible source of financing for their property […]

Government invests £35m to protect critical freight routes

Government invests £35m to protect critical freight routes

Government invests £35m to protect critical freight routes Vital freight routes into, out of and around the UK to continue thanks to new Government scheme. Flow of critical goods such as food and medical supplies among those protected for next nine weeks. Government safeguards 16 of the most important routes which were previously at risk […]

Applications for Self-Employment Income Support Scheme open early

Applications for Self-Employment Income Support Scheme open early

Applications for Self-Employment Income Support Scheme open early Self-Employment Income Support Scheme opens for applications today; Those eligible will receive government grant worth up to £7,500; Money expected to be in bank accounts by 25 May. The Government’s world-leading scheme to support the self-employed has today opened for claims – weeks ahead of schedule. From […]

Landlords criticise Citizens Advice over missed rent survey

Landlords criticise Citizens Advice over missed rent survey

A RECENT report by Citizens Advice which claimed that as many as 2.6m private renters have missed a rent payment, or expect to do so, owing to coronavirus is potentially a long way wide of the mark and irresponsible, according to the NRLA. The association say that Citizens Advice appears to have extrapolated this figure […]

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