REAL ESTATE

Furlough Scheme Extended Until October

Posted: 13 May 2020
From August, furloughed workers will be able to return to work part-time with employers being asked to pay a percentage towards the salaries of their furloughed staff.
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Final Details of Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme Unveiled

Posted: 21 April 2020
This scheme helps large businesses affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) to access loans of up to £25 million.
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Government Announces a New Scheme for Larger Companies

Posted: 3 April 2020
The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has taken further action today to support firms affected by the coronavirus crisis by bolstering business interruption loans for small businesses and announcing a new scheme for larger companies.
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Employers to Claim for Temporary Leave Wage Costs for 3 Months

Posted: 26 March 2020
Find out if you’re eligible and how much you can claim to cover wages for employees on temporary leave (“furlough”) due to coronavirus (COVID-19).
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Ban on Evictions for Commercial Tenants to Add Extra Protection During Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted: 24 March 2020
Commercial tenants who cannot pay their rent because of coronavirus will be protected from eviction.
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Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) Is Now Available Through Participating Lenders

Posted: 23 March 2020
The scheme will help smaller businesses withstand disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
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COVID-19: Support for Businesses

Posted: 17 March 2020
Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses through the period of disruption caused by the coronavirus.
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Major Package of Support for Storm-Hit Areas

Posted: 19 February 2020
Government announces thousands of pounds of support including grants, council tax relief and business rate relief for people and businesses in areas affected by flooding.
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Britain Leaves EU, Entering 11-Month Transition Period

Posted: 1 February 2020
The UK has entered the transition period due to last until 31 December 2020. During this period, the UK will remain in both the EU customs union and single market.
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EU Parliament Gives Final Approval to Brexit Deal

Posted: 29 January 2020
The European Parliament gave today its final approval to Britain’s divorce deal from the bloc, paving the way for orderly Brexit to take place this Friday.
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How Government Can Build Better Contracts with Blockchain

Posted: 27 January 2020
It is high time that we look at technology to revamp our existing mechanisms of the third government function – contract enforcement.
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Moody's Downgrades Hong Kong's Rating to Aa3

Posted: 21 January 2020
Moody's Investors Service has today downgraded the long-term issuer and senior unsecured ratings of the Government of Hong Kong to Aa3 from Aa2 but changed the outlook from negative to stable.
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The Mayor of London Has Launched Smarter London Together

Posted: 12 December 2019
This roadmap is intended to make London ‘the smartest city in the world’.
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Hanley Wood Announces HIVE 50 Innovators Transforming Housing

Posted: 10 December 2019
Innovators highlight the importance of technology, data, innovation and research in creating housing of the future.
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Britain Expands Job Shortage List to Attract Qualified Immigrant Workforce

Posted: 30 May 2019
Shortages of workers in Britain's economy have increased since 2013 as unemployment has fallen to its lowest since 1975.
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