For property investors looking to consolidate or expand their existing portfolio, the future outlook for UK real estate certainly looks a lot brighter than it did twelve months.
The original 29 March Brexit deadline may have been pushed back until 31 October 2019, but questions still remain about what the UK’s withdrawal from the EU will mean for the future of the economy.
As expected, the opening weeks of 2019 have been dominated by Brexit. The latest development – albeit a predictable one – saw Theresa May’s proposed withdrawal agreement roundly rejected by MPs, leaving the UK with no clear or determined path for leaving the EU.
The arrest of Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO of Renault, in Tokyo on Monday 19 November has somewhat diverted attention away from ongoing diplomatic efforts to strengthen business ties between France and Japan.
The 2018 Autumn Budget, taking place this Monday (29 October), marks the Government’s last major fiscal statement before the UK’s departure from the European Union in March 2019. With the Brexit deadline looming, this budget has evoked much speculation about the reforms that could be announced to concerning the property market.
When it comes to business objectives, a key goal at the forefront of any entrepreneur’s mind is maintaining consistent growth. This requires being on the lookout for scale-up opportunities.
A ‘no-deal’ Brexit is very much on the cards. The European Banking Authority has starkly warned businesses to ramp up preparations considerably over the next eight months before we head out of the European Union
Recovery in Europe is picking up. In the United States, the conditions seem to be also favorable for businesses with lower taxes, with low unemployment rates providing disposable income and driving demand.