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UK FACES WAREHOUSE SHORTAGE DUE TO E-COMMERCE BOOM

We are a nation which loves online shopping, with online sales estimated to make up more than 20% of UK retail by 2020. In order to meet the soaring demand of the e-commerce sector, and demand from parcel couriers, the UK is predicted to need more than 18 million square feet of new warehousing space […]

Published on Friday, 23 June, 2017

COULD BREXIT CAUSE CUSTOMS DELAYS AT UK PORTS?

As Theresa May suggests Britain will pull out of the EU’s single market and customs union as part of a “swift and clean” Brexit, the UK Freight Transport Association (FTA) has warned Parliament that exiting without first creating an arrangement for “frictionless trade” could lead to expensive customs delays for ports, hauliers and shippers. The […]

Published on Thursday, 22 June, 2017

TOP 5 TIPS: HOME WORKSPACE

The number of people working from home has increased by a fifth in the last 10 years, reaching over 1.5million. With so many businesses offering the flexible option of remote working, and with the number of self-employed individuals bigger than ever, many are wondering what the secret to staying on-task – whilst surrounded by home […]

Published on Wednesday, 21 June, 2017

COST OF RENT IN UK EXPECTED TO RISE FASTER THAN HOUSE PRICES.

The price of renting in the UK is expected to rise at a faster rate than house prices over the next five years, says a new survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Rents are predicted to increase by just over 25%, whilst property values will rise by less than 20%. It will […]

Published on Tuesday, 20 June, 2017

HOME VS. 2ND HOME INSURANCE: THE DIFFERENCES AND SIMILARITIES

If you’re one of the 671,000 people who have a second home which you don’t rent out as someone else’s residence, it’s important for you to know where your primary home insurance policy differs, and how it’s the same. The similarities Just as with your home insurance, you need to have an accurate figure for […]

Published on Monday, 19 June, 2017