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Landlords facing obligatory energy efficiency bill

Research from the British Property Federation and Energy Saving Trust has shown that the cost of improving a typical F rated property to an E rating – which is likely


Britain’s economy slumps again

The fall was mostly driven by a 1.8% drop in production industry output in the fourth quarter 2012 from the third following a 0.7% boost over the previous quarter. There

News , Property

Middle income Britain in an “advice black hole”

The warnings from Mike Coady of the deVere Group come three weeks after the Financial Services Authority rolled out its Retail Distribution Review initiative, rules which ban providers from paying


FTSE surges past 6,200

Adrian Lowcock, Senior Investment Manager at Hargreaves Lansdowne, said the rally since the start of the year has been driven by relief that the US addressed some of the issues


European equities look cheap

Investors have underestimated the will there is in Europe to preserve the euro causing some investment firms to suggest European equities now look cheap. For the past three years fears

News , Property

Mortgage lending tightened in 2012

The latest figures from the British Bankers’ Association showed the total number of mortgages approved in December by banks declined by a marginal 803 compared to the previous month, to


Japanese company shares tipped as cheap

Paul Chesson, head of Japanese equities at Invesco Perpetual, said the slowdown in Japan’s growth last year was the result of weaker demand from China but the improving outlook in


Europe debt levels steady

The government debt to GDP ratio in the euro area stood at 90.0% compared with 89.9% at the end of the second quarter of 2012 while across all 27 European