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International students make a significant net economic contribution to the UK economy for each of the 650 parliamentary constituencies. Theresa May is now under even greater pressure to withdraw international students from immigration figures.
As the Landmark Hotel opened its doors to delegates for the BPF Residential Investment Conference 2018, the industry was able to sit back and take stock of the past year which had seen renewed vigour and focus on housing by Government.
A potentially unhappy coincidence of tax and accounting changes is in the offing and while we’re (sadly) increasingly used to the tax system throwing out counterintuitive results, this one is particularly baffling. Read more...
BPF Chief Executive Melanie Leech speaks to Estates Gazette this week on the BPF’s commitment to the long-game on diversity.
Published this week in Estates Gazette, Chief Executive Melanie Leech discusses the mismatch between short-term politics and our industry’s long-term ambitions. Click to read the blog post.
Policy Officer Sam Bensted shares his views on the recent increase in planning fees and the potential for greater collaboration between the private sector and local planning authorities. Click to read the full blog post.
The UK housing demand-supply imbalance continues to undermine efforts to help more people onto the housing ladder. While government aims big to tackle the issue, do we in fact need to think small? What they lack in size, Compact Living flats may make up for in appeal – among a generation who prize location over square footage.
Last week, London Mayor Sadiq Khan, published the first draft of the New London Plan – the capital’s spatial framework which will serve as a guide for the economic, environmental, transport and social development for London in the years to come. Policy Officer Sam Bensted sets out the highlights of the Plan.