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Budget business rates changes welcome, but don’t go far enough

22nd November 2017

Recent changes to business rates announced by Chancellor, Phillip Hammond, in his autumn Budget have been welcomed by businesses, but do they go far enough to help ratepayers cope with this increasingly costly property tax?

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The lifecycle of the business move

24th October 2017

Your business premises should be flexible and work for you, allowing your business to thrive. However, if it doesn’t, you might have to relocate to new premises.

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There’s no sinking feeling with sinking funds

9th October 2017

Normally when you talk about sinking funds, it can have quite a negative connotation. However, in the case of property, ‘sinking funds’ refer to something potentially much more positive, as our work with the University of Southampton Science Park has shown.

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Thames Valley Office Market - It's not just about supply and demand

4th October 2017

This info-graphic about the Thames Valley office market created many talking points at the recent Thames Valley Property Forum.

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Vail Williams grows with appointment of property and asset management specialists

26th September 2017

Property advisers, Vail Williams LLP, has grown its property asset management team with the appointment of two new Associates.

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More certainty needed for developers on Community Infrastructure Levy rates

14th September 2017

The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL), a levy that councils can charge on new developments to deliver infrastructure improvements, came into force in 2010 to help councils deliver local infrastructure such as transport, schools, parks and playgrounds.

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Solent property outlook – demand, supply and what it means

29th August 2017

In our latest update, we take a look at the property market in the Solent, and explore levels of demand and supply, and what this might mean – whether you’re an investor, or an occupier.

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Vail Williams advises Ankers & Rawlings on multi-million investment at Ferndown Industrial Estate

23rd August 2017

Property advisers, Vail Williams LLP, has advised Dorset-based developers, Ankers & Rawlings, on the acquisition of an industrial unit at Ferndown, East Dorset, for £2,475,000.

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