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Why London’s 2012 Olympics will be a success

Why London’s 2012 Olympics will be a success

by Ben Neale

I have seen and heard much speculation over the 2012 Olympics in the media since Boris Johnson accepted the Olympic torch on behalf of the United Kingdom at the end of the 2008 Olympics in China.  For some unknown reason, all too much of it is negative. There is something…

London and beyond – observations of a property expert

London and beyond – observations of a property expert

by Ian Kitchener

I have lived and worked in London for 2 decades and I must say, I like it loads. I know we suffer from congestion and houses cost a fortune, but London is worth the trouble because it is a genuine world class City. It is a great place to do…

Living it up before the budget

Living it up before the budget

by Ian Kitchener

Lord knows what news next Tuesday will bring. What does seem pretty certain is that George Osborne is unlikely to increase our collective joie de vivre. It seems a shame that just as we rise from the mother of all recessions, the government will shortly implement painful cost cuts and…

Naked Shorting

Naked Shorting

by Ian Kitchener

I don't believe in reincarnation, but if I come back again, I'd like to be a banker in a free market economy. Central London office advisors don't always enjoy the highest public esteem, but this kind of free market practice makes us look like a bunch of choir boys!

Back to Business After the Election

Back to Business After the Election

by Ian Kitchener

Day one of the new Coalition and things look positive. Gilts have gone up and the FTSE top 100 index has risen 50 points. Down to earth and the Central London office market, which is pretty dependent on the wider economy and financial markets, seems pretty robust.

Commuting to London Offices

Commuting to London Offices

by Ian Kitchener

London office workers travel an average of 78 minutes to get to work. Transport infrastructure and commuting patterns of your employees should play a key factor when searching for office space. Accessibility is something that affects every single working day after all.

New business rates are no April fools!

New business rates are no April fools!

by Ian Kitchener

On 1st April 2010, the new Rating Valuation List will come into play with many London businesses seeing a large hike. How can you minimise your payments?

A guide to eating out for the London office worker

A guide to eating out for the London office worker

by Ben Neale

London is internationally renowned for countless things – its landmarks, its pubs, its culture, its music, its excellent public transport system and its fashion. However, one thing that London was most certainly not renowned for was its food. In fact, the city was widely regarded around the globe as having…

London Office Rent Reviews – Riding the Storm

London Office Rent Reviews – Riding the Storm

by Ramsay Mason

If your rent is due a review, you would do well to seek an expert! It’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good and certainly the steep decline in rental values of central London offices has provided many businesses with some shelter from the economic storm which has been…

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