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Nov

23

November 23 , 2017 | Posted by Njlewis | No Comments

Yesterday’s budget – Stamp Duty

Yesterday’s budget abolished stamp duty immediately for first-time buyers purchasing properties worth up to £300,000. To help those in London and other expensive areas, the first £300,000 of the cost of a £500,000 purchase by all first-time buyers will be exempt from stamp duty, with the remaining £200,000 incurring 5%. Above £500,000 there is no

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Jul

22

CDM Regulations 2015 – Brexit Update

In April 2015 the new CDM Regulations came into force although there was an option for work on site to select whether to encompass the new 2015 Regulations or comply with the 2007 Regulations that lasted until 31 October 2015. A year on, has much changed? Of the 144 people killed at work in 2015/16,

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Mar

26

What is the ‘Red Book’?

A question we are often asked by clients! The ‘Red Book’ is The RICS Valuation Professional Standards, for both Global and UK (2014) – which incorporate the International Valuation Standards (IVSC) 2013. It contains the mandatory rules and best practice guidance for all RICS members undertaking asset valuations. The purpose of the standards is to

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