Renovation: Revisiting the 5% VAT rate

Over the past few months, I’ve discussed most of the main principles of the 5% VAT rate for renovation projects. I’ll be looking at many…

Autumn Statement ‘hot off the press’ comments

Property Tax: Autumn Statement Announcements – By George! As 2015 has already seen George Osborne unveil two budgets, it is no surprise that the Chancellor’s…

AUTUMN STATEMENT 2015 – STAMP DUTY LAND TAX INCREASE

Background Although details are still being released by the Treasury, George Osborne has announced a surprising 3% additional SDLT payment on second home and buy…

The Planning Policy Christmas Present

Are you feeling Merry or are you a Christmas Grump?  Here’s a Planning Policy present for you, which might turn you into one or the…

Buying property at Auction

So, you have found your property project and it’s going to auction. Now you need to spend some time looking through the details in the…

Code for Sustainable Homes and Building Regulation …

In accordance with the government’s target of not minimising new policy, some previous schemes and accreditations have been incorporated in the latest amendments, revisions and…