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Landlords see rents rise as new home buyers delay their plans because of Brexit.

18th October 20192-minute read

Landlords see rents rise as new home buyers delay their plans because of Brexit

Demand for rental accommodation remains strong despite the broader uncertainty surrounding the economy, it has been revealed. What to do if…

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Good news for landlords: less than half of tenants are interested in buying a property.

8th October 20192-minute read

Good news for landlords: less than half of tenants are interested in buying a property

You’d be forgiven for assuming the bulk of renters are simply ‘biding their time’ until they can buy a house. But new research suggests…

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Kind tradesman builds pensioner’s front step in exchange for ‘a cup of tea and a chat’.

8th October 20192-minute read

Kind tradesman builds pensioner’s front step in exchange for ‘a cup of tea and a chat’

What’s your estimate for a new front step? Here's how one tradesman's kindness was priceless to this 80-year-old pensioner. Lee Jackson, 3…

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What is the Business Finance Council? A guide for small businesses and the self-employed.

4th October 20192-minute read

What is the Business Finance Council? A guide for small businesses and the self-employed

The government has announced that it’ll set up the Business Finance Council to support businesses following Brexit. How to get an EORI…

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Mortgage interest rates for landlords at a record low – but for how long?.

30th September 20192-minute read

Mortgage interest rates for landlords at a record low – but for how long?

Buy-to-let mortgage lenders have a ‘glut of money’ to give landlords, according to financial experts. London rent prices: which areas have…

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Tool theft at crisis point – one region breaches £800,000 of stolen gear in just one year.

20th September 20194-minute read

Tool theft at crisis point – one region breaches £800,000 of stolen gear in just one year

From Dumfries and Galloway to Somerset, Greater London to West Yorkshire, it seems no region of the UK is free from tool theft. Read some of…

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HMRC has agreed £1bn in settlements – but will Boris Johnson cancel the 2019 loan charge?.

19th September 20192-minute read

HMRC has agreed £1bn in settlements – but will Boris Johnson cancel the 2019 loan charge?

The Treasury has ordered an independent review of the 2019 loan charge, after campaigners successfully pressured Boris Johnson into…

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Why the government’s tax hike on landlords is making life even harder for renters.

17th September 20192-minute read

Why the government’s tax hike on landlords is making life even harder for renters

The tax increases on landlords have showed ‘few signs’ of benefiting potential homeowners, according to a former interest rate setter at the…

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Great British Bake Off: the number of independent bakeries in the UK rises by 48%.

11th September 20193-minute read

Great British Bake Off: the number of independent bakeries in the UK rises by 48%

New data from Simply Business reveals that the number of independent bakeries, cake makers and tea and cake shops has been consistently…

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Where do window cleaners earn the most? Here are the top 10 regions in the UK by turnover.

4th September 20192-minute read

Where do window cleaners earn the most? Here are the top 10 regions in the UK by turnover

Using Simply Business data, we’ve discovered the top regions for window cleaners in the UK by annual turnover. These top 10 regions span the…

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