The number of people in self-employment is currently higher than at any point in the last 40 years. The Office of National Statistics currently states that 15% of the UK’s workforce is self-employed – that’s 4.8 million people working for themselves, compared to 3.3 million back in 2001. Market research from Aldermore Bank PLC, which shows…Continue Reading “Newly Self-Employed: How To Secure A Mortgage”

From 1st April 2018 new ‘Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards’ are being introduced so that all new tenanted properties should meet a minimum Energy Performance Rating. When you come to sell or let a property in the UK, it is a legal requirement to have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) for the property when you begin marketing….Continue Reading “Landlords: How To Comply With Important New EPC Regulations”