The snap General Election appears to have exacerbated a slowing down of the housing market, as buyers and sellers adopt a ‘wait and see’ approach.
New research from Prudential has revealed that financial advisers are forecasting a sharp rise in demand for inheritance tax (IHT) advice.
New research has revealed that as many as 79,000 UK businesses (4%) would be unable to repay their debts if interest rates were to rise by even a small amount. This is almost four times the 20,000 businesses that reported being in this situation in September 2016.
Theresa May’s announcement in April that there would be a snap general election on 8 June surprised many. It isn’t all about BREXIT and many will be pleased to learn that employment law proposals feature in many of the political parties’ manifestos, many focusing on an extension of worker’s rights. It is therefore appropriate and timely to have a look at the main parties’ individual employment law proposals as set out in their respective manifestos.
Managing Partner of Adams Solicitors Markus Malik spoke to the Financial Times in a recent article about the challenge facing applicants for permanent residence to the UK. The article highlights the difficulties faced by applicants, where bloc citizens face an 85-page permanent residency application for EU membership for the right to live and work in Britain. There has been a recent rush of applicants, with the number of applicants almost tripling in the quarter after the referendum compared with the same period a year earlier.