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Vail Williams appoints planning Partner, as David Ramsay returns to the ranks

15th March 2018

We're delighted to announce that we have appointed planning Partner, David Ramsay, who returns to the firm from Jones Laing LaSalle (JLL).

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Vail Williams tops Portsmouth sales and lettings, CoStar data shows

7th March 2018

CoStar, the leader in commercial property information, has announced Vail Williams as the top office agent for Portsmouth, following the launch of its Dealmaker Awards for locations across the south.

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Government publishes draft National Planning Policy Framework for consultation

5th March 2018

On 5th March 2018, the Government published a draft version of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) for consultation. Alongside the Draft NPPF, the government published draft guidance for viability assessments as well as a new consultation on developer contributions to support housing delivery.

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Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) – how are you affected?

12th February 2018

If you haven’t already heard about the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) here’s a bit more about what they are, what to do to prepare for them, and by when.

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Business rates appeals down 97% in Thames Valley

8th February 2018

According to recent statistics published by Government (December), the number of business rates ‘Checks’ lodged by Thames Valley businesses have dropped by a huge 97%, compared with the previous Revaluation in 2010.

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Productivity and the transformation of the working environment

1st February 2018

The working day has changed considerably in the last 30 years. From getting into your Ford Escort to travel to work for your 9-5 job, surrounded by rows of typing pools and telex machines in your naturally ventilated office, to travelling to work in cars that have more technology than the average computer had 20 years ago!

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Employee engagement - the new strategic priority

1st February 2018

More than ever, ‘people’ are a company’s most important asset. How they are treated will shape the future of the modern organisation.

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Vail Williams advises The Crown Estate on sale of Welsh marina

29th January 2018

We're delighted to have advised The Crown Estate on the sale of the freehold interest in Deganwy Marina to Lakeland Leisure Estates Limited for an undisclosed sum.

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