We're collecting for Trussell Trust again
For the second year running the staff at Ashworths have teamed up with the other occupiers of The Old Exchange (Cargostore Worldwide Trading and American Tax Returns) to collect food and other essential items ...
Renting Business Premises
Jamie Coates talks about what you should look for in article that was first published in Wimbledon Time & Leisure Magazine in August 2016.
Setting up a business requires careful planning and it is usually best to focus on ...
Increases to commercial property rates
The announcement in the budget that non-residential rates would rise from midnight caught most people unaware. There was never a particular reason for the disparity between the "slice" system for residential property and the "slab" ...
This article was originally published in Wimbledon Time & Leisure in February 2016.
Buy to let landlords - under attack?
Around 40% of the housing stock in Merton is rented rather than owned, with around half of that being rented from ...
SDLT "Additional Property" Consultation
Many readers will be aware of the changes that were announced in the 2015 Autumn Statement regarding higher rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for purchasers of "additional properties". In short, the purchase of any new buy-to-let ...
In the Chancellor's Autumn Statement it was today announced that a surcharge of 3% would be introduced on all of the SDLT rates for buy-to-let properties and for second homes.
The Chancellor believes that the new surcharge will raise £1 billion ...