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FBE House of Lords lunch

FBE House of Lords lunch

It was great to be at the House of Lords on 10 October for another great annual Forum for the Built Environment (FBE) lunch. It was a beautiful day for such a sumptuous lunch in magnificent surroundings and the sun shone brilliantly! The speeches were all very high...
Budget Day – Monday 29 October 2018

Budget Day – Monday 29 October 2018

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has announced that the 2018 Budget will take place on Monday 29 October. This, says the Treasury, will set out the Government’s plan to build a stronger, more prosperous economy, building on the recent Spring Statement...
David spoke at Ipswich Property Network

David spoke at Ipswich Property Network

I very much enjoyed speaking at the Ipswich Property Network on Monday 9 July. The talk was on some skills in negotiation, the importance of contracts, planning & the critical path, practical lessons learnt from buying properties to refurbish and sell on...
EMI share options suddenly lose tax relief

EMI share options suddenly lose tax relief

The news that tax relief on EMI (Enterprise Management Incentive) share options has been abruptly terminated from 7 April 2018 owing to the failure of the UK to gain EU State Aid Approval of the EMI scheme with Brussels is as shambolic as it is a disaster for...