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What will be the impact of tax on capital gains for overseas buyers?

2019-03-20T11:14:00+00:00By Caspar Fox

From April 2019, non-UK investors will be taxed on gains from investing in UK land. Currently only closely held residential land is caught, but this will be extended to sales of UK land or ‘property-rich’ vehicles (deriving at least 75% of their value from UK real estate). The tax rate ...

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How significant are recent cases on business rates avoidance?

2019-03-20T10:24:00+00:00By Chris Perrin

In a recent combined test case (Rossendale BC v Hurstwood Properties & Wigan Council v Property Alliance Group), the Court of Appeal had to deal with an argument put forward by councils that challenged commercial property owners’ ability to organise their affairs to avoid liability for business rates on vacant ...

Mandy St John Davey National Chairman Women in Property 2019

Q&A: Women in Property’s new chair on the year ahead


Mandy St John Davey wants to do more work with schools and businesses to tackle gender imbalance


Legal challenge aims to ground Heathrow's expansion plans


High Court hears case claiming third runway decision breaches legal obligations to combat climate change

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Charlotte Boyle

Knight Frank appoints Charlotte Boyle as non-executive adviser

Knight Frank has appointed Charlotte Boyle as a non-executive adviser effective as of 1 September this year.

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Savills Ireland appoints Mark Reynolds as deputy managing director


Savills Ireland has appointed Mark Reynolds to take on the role of deputy managing director as current managing director, Angus Potterton, assumes a greater role on the Savills European board.

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JLL appoints Matt Jones to its logistics team


JLL has hired Matt Jones, formerly of CBRE, to join its logistics team under the leadership of Ed Cole.

Justin King

Ex-Sainsbury boss King to advise Supermarket Income REIT


Supermarket Income REIT’s investment advisor Atrato Capital has appointed former Sainsbury boss Justin King as a senior advisor.

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