2018 has been dubbed ‘the year of the CVA’ – but how do CVAs affect Landlords?

Since the start of 2018, the number of companies entering a CVA agreement has increased by 143%. 12 Companies have had a CVA approved this year, including ToysRUs, House of Fraser and New Look. A further 15 companies have entered into administration. ... Read more

Streets Ahead – The High Street Shops Taking Britain by Storm

Though there’s still uncertainty in the British retail market – with retail sales climbing and collapsing on what seems to be a month-to-month basis – there’s still some noticeable trends in the types of stores that are raking in the customers. ... Read more

Now Trending: The Future of Specialist Retail Stores

Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a property, or even set up a business of your own, it doesn’t hurt to know where the retail market is heading. Though there’s been plenty of talk of the high street being ‘wiped out’ by online sales, there’s ... Read more

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Vote now for the ‘Great British High Street’ competition!

The ‘Great British High Street’ supports towns working to revive, adapt and diversify high streets. The scheme, sponsored by Boots, Costa, Post Office, Marks and Spencer and Tesco, aims to provide resources for high street regeneration across ... Read more

Ikea set to trial smaller format stores in the UK

Swedish furniture giant Ikea have revealed plans to trail smaller stores in an attempt to reach more customers across the UK. Ikea currently have 18 warehouse-style outlets across the UK, meaning shoppers often have to travel long distances to ... Read more

The benefits of relocating your business to Plymouth

When considering the UK’s thriving areas for business and commercial property, it is usually mega cities of London and Birmingham that come to mind. However, with plenty of investment opportunities on the south coast, Britain’s Ocean City, Plymouth, ... Read more

Strong start to 2015 for shopping centre footfall

Shopping centres in the UK have seen an increase in footfall in the opening months of 2015, according to a report from Experian and the British Council of Shopping Centres (BCSC.) The Footfall Monitor reports that overall footfall for the country ... Read more

Government announces review on retail rates

The government has announced it will be undertaking the biggest review of national business rates in a generation. This announcement comes as statistics revealed that more stores closed than opened in 2014, making business rate discounts even more ... Read more

Improving digital engagement could make high streets billions

A government report has stated that high streets could increase footfall and make billions of pounds by embracing new technology and improving digital engagement with shoppers. The Digital High Street Report 2020, initiated by the government and ... Read more