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Following excellent recognition last month in The Legal 500, the legal services directories have further reinforced Paris Smith’s position as one of the leading law firms in the South, with the publication of Chambers and Partners UK.
Nick Gross, chairman and corporate partner at South of England law firm Coffin Mew, which has offices on the South Coast and in the Thames Valley, is to retire after 34 years at the helm in April 2018.
SEGRO plc has sold a two-acre site to Big Yellow Self Storage who, subject to planning, will build a self-storage facility. The Big Yellow Self Storage site is part of the 13 acres that SEGRO bought from BMW in 2015, which is now known as SEGRO Park Bracknell.
Construction has been completed on the final phase of new industrial and warehouse units at Hamilton Business Park in Hedge End, Hampshire, with the premises now fully available to occupiers.
Barclays has signed a major partnership to support entrepreneurs and growing businesses based at the Thames Valley Science Park. Innovation Catalyst is a collaboration between VitalSix, a specialist in supporting growing businesses, and Thames Valley Science Park, now also in partnership with Barclays Eagle Labs.
As most will now be aware, chancellor Philip Hammond unveiled changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) as part of his autumn Budget. Solicitor Emily Farrow and conveyancer Karen Pratt, members of Blandy & Blandy LLP’s award winning residential property team, explain the move.
Richard Coleman, senior associate, Charles Russell Speechlys, said: “To prevent the inappropriate use of EIS/VCT schemes, the Government has today introduced a principles-based test to determine if, at the time of the investment, a company is a genuine entrepreneurial company.
Gareth Anderson, tax partner at EY in the Thames Valley and South, comments on measures announced in the chancellor’s Autumn Budget.
The chancellor has developed a knack for trying humour. Sometimes the best antidote for bad news. So perhaps some of the gags were the highlights of a predictably thin Budget in terms of giveaways and announcements, said Alan Richardson, tax partner at Grant Thornton Thames Valley
Chancellor Philip Hammond stood up before his peers this afternoon to announce the 2017 Autumn Budget, which he described as creating “an economy fit for the future,” though what he said did not signal many major changes. “Whilst nothing rocked the boat, nothing really floated it either,” said Thames Valley […]
There has been an increase in corporate activity in Greater London and the South East, with private equity, venture capital and merger and acquisition activity exceeding more than £59 billion since 2015, reports Savills.
Industry chiefs will have a window on expansion opportunities through a Brunel-driven study to map business potential fuelled by nearby Heathrow airport.
A commercial property consultancy has achieved a fifth year of success in the M27 office agents’ league table for Hampshire. Independent real estate agency Hughes Ellard, which covers the Solent region where there are 50,000 businesses, has now topped the number of disposal deals for four out of five years.
Thames Valley law firm Blandy & Blandy LLP is set to host its annual mock employment tribunal at Reading’s Green Park Conference Centre on March 22, 2018.
Faced with mounting electoral, political and fiscal challenges – and the prospect of a looming Cabinet reshuffle – this will be a Budget delivered by a chancellor under pressure. So how will he react and what exactly can we expect in the red box?
A Berkshire sales manager who is only able to move his eyes refuses to let motor neurone disease stop him from working. Steve Dimond from Newbury, who was diagnosed in August last year, is determined to defy the cruel condition and continues to offer ideas on how to move his […]
Hampshire-based IT provider Centerprise International has announced that sales director Jeremy Nash has taken on the role of chief executive officer.
Grant Thornton has announced the appointment of Gareth Davies as director in the corporate finance team in the Thames Valley.
More than seven in 10 small businesses describe themselves as confident about the UK business environment, despite economic uncertainty and worries over Brexit – while small businesses in Southampton on average expect their business to grow by 24% over the next 12 months.