Freehold Vs Leasehold: What Are The Differences

Posted by Emma Robison on Sep 16, 2019 2:02:00 PM

Under UK law, property can be acquired as either freehold or leasehold and there are important differences to note between the two.

Houses are usually sold freehold, although leasehold houses are becoming more common in new build developments. Flats and office space are sold leasehold, as portions of a larger building. Commercial property is typically sold leasehold, unless you purchase an entire building. Purchasers intending to use a residential property for a commercial use may need to apply for change of use. It is important to note that leases running seven years or more need to be registered by the purchaser at the Land Registry and SDLT is payable.

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Topics: Commercial Property Finance, Property Development Finance, Commercial Mortgages, Business Finance

Checklist: How Financially Healthy Is Your Business?

Posted by Emma Robison on Aug 2, 2019 2:12:00 PM

In the business world, it pays to know the financial health of your business. Like any health check, it is important to analyse the crucial elements rather than focusing on minor issues. Here are the five most important questions that you can ask to find out how financially healthy your business is.

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Topics: Business Finance

How Can I Use Funding To Develop My Business?

Posted by Martin Collins on Aug 1, 2019 8:30:00 PM

Whether you are a start-up or an established business, development is important. Strategic funding works in tandem with a solid plan to optimise the process and increase the chances of success. Here are six ways that you can use funding to develop your business.

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Topics: Business Finance

6 Funding Options For Business Growth

Posted by Emma Robison on Jul 26, 2019 3:00:00 PM

Business development frequently requires external funding. However, with so many options available, it can be difficult to determine the right one for your organisation and your specific circumstances. Here is a quick guide to the main funding options for business growth.

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Topics: Business Finance

Choosing The Right Investment Options For Your Business

Posted by Martin Collins on Jul 24, 2019 9:00:00 PM

There are many different investment options for which business finance plays a central role. Although there is a spectrum of possibilities, there are five core investment pathways that can regulate cash flow and enhance growth. Here is a quick guide to choosing the right investment options for your business.

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Topics: Business Finance

How Can I Make My Business More Attractive To Funders?

Posted by Martin Collins on Jul 17, 2019 7:00:00 PM



Are you feeling daunted by the task of attracting funders? Investment is vital for growth, but finding it can be challenging. The temptation to try to make drastic changes to please potential investors can be considered – however, it is rarely necessary. Instead, simple and logical steps can send a clear message about the integrity and security of an organisation. Here are six straightforward ways to make your business more attractive to funders.

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Topics: Business Finance

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