Cushman & Wakefield, an American commercial real estate company founded in America, and with offices all over the world, including that of London, has unveiled some prosperous news for commercial property investors in London’s West End. A new record of £1.93bn was pumped into the commercial property market in the first quarter of the year, despite a hugely turbulent and tempestuous period following the UK’s decision to leave the European Union.
In this fast-paced and competitive business environment, office workers are under immense pressure. Pressure to not only cope with ever-increasing workloads but also consistently produce the best results. It is therefore no wonder that office workers often find it very difficult to get away from their desks; which can be detrimental to their health.
Located in South West London, Battersea Power Station has been out of action for the past 50 years. In that time, it has become one of the most iconic landmarks in London and was listed as a grade two building (a special interest building). With numerous proposals throughout the years to regenerate Battersea Power Station and the surrounding areas failing to get anywhere, more recent plans have begun to gain momentum. So let’s take a look at Battersea Power Station: Commercial Property Regeneration.
In this ever-competitive and fast-paced business environment, it can be easy for employees to become overwhelmed. Overwhelmed not only with their workload but the expectations placed upon them. When employees feel overwhelmed, more often than not, stress usually begins to creep in.
With March 2nd being World Book Day, we decided to celebrate it by compiling a list of books that could prove valuable to those in property. From those just looking to break into property investment, to those who have been in the industry for years, these books will help broaden your knowledge and open your mind to ways in which you can increase your successes.
Property has long been viewed in Britain as a sound investment – but with property prices at record highs, is it still possible for an amateur to make money in this game? The answer is yes – so long as you’re careful to manage both the property and your expectations! So here is your guide to investing in property in the UK.
Most office workers are now back to work after the festive break – back to the long commutes, early starts and dark finishes. Despite early starts, long commutes and working hours, most will through through lunch, with only 1 in 5 will actually take the traditional lunch hour, a stark contrast to countries such as France, which sees the lunch hour as a key part of the working day.
You’re back to work after Christmas; your head is still banging, your eyes feel heavy, and you feel the need to detox after all the Christmas excesses. ‘New year, new start’ you tell yourself, but you look down at your messy, cluttered and probably dirty desk. You push it to the back of your mind, and try and crack on with your job, but you find you keep getting distracted by the mess, and you can’t find anything you’re looking for. But, no fear! January the 9th is clean off your desk day, and many people around the country, just like you, will be tidying up their workspace.
Each year over half of Brits stroll into the new year with a positive attitude and high hopes for the months ahead. Last year around 35% of us made a new year’s resolution to lose weight. However, less than 10% of people kept to this promise, and within three weeks many were back on the cakes and biscuits. The inability to lose weight is a constant battle for so many, and despite multiple health warnings, reportedly 62% of Brits are overweight or suffering from obesity.
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Millennials are faced with a highly competitive and cut-throat job market upon leaving school or university, leading a number of young grads to choosing to start a business rather than jump into a job. Likewise, it is also a move made by those who have gained knowledge and experience within a particular sector and want to transfer that knowledge to their own project. Starting a business gives individuals more autonomy and control over their work, and the ability to “be their own boss”.