John Welsh's articles

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    Haslemere's hangover cure

    8 March 2002

    Do you remember the heady summer of 2000?

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    Jam tomorrow for bread-and-butter tenants

    Property Direct March 2002

    The launch of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors' guide to small property management could not be more timely.

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    This is our worst nightmare

    1 March 2002

    From question time debates among agents in Leeds to high-powered cocktail parties in Mayfair, the editors of this magazine have been assailed with just one overriding concern from our readers: this government must be stopped from introducing its new 'tariff' system.

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    Verwer: the wizard from Oz

    22 February 2002

    The property establishment has never been quite the same since it got a rocket up its backside last November.

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    The man in the news

    8 February 2002

    Ian Henderson, chief executive of Land Securities, has witnessed two fraught months. The question of his succession, a rumoured takeover and an analysts meeting, has thrust the company into the spotlight. We chart Henderson's recent trials

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    Baptism of fire for PPPs

    8 February 2002

    Wise, old industrial agents always head for the fire station first.

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    Don't ignore your lifeblood

    1 February 2002

    Yet another train strike. Yet another obscure discussion on funding. Yet another ridiculous minister.

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    Good PR stops the whispers

    25 January 2002

    Please indulge me as I return to the subject of Land Securities.

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    A vehicle for Joe Public

    18 January 2002

    All my friends and family have got into an annoying habit. They keep on asking me what they should be investing their money in.

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    Same as before, but worse

    11 January 2002

    To lose one board director from a FTSE-100 company is careless. But to lose two, as Land Securities has just done, is simply ridiculous.