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+ BPF Response - Freeports Summary

The BPF responded to the Government’s Freeports Consultation. Our response emphasised the need to see Freeports in the context of a package of measures to help places around the UK level up.  

23 Jul 2020

+ BPF response on Corporate Capital Loss Restriction

Following meetings with HMRC and HMT earlier this month to discuss the consultation, we submitted our formal response to the proposed restrictions to capital losses.

30 Jan 2019

+ BPF response on the Government’s mandate to NHS England to 2020

Our response to this Department of Health consultation is welcoming, but notes that a long-term view of care requires a longer-term view of property, and that it is critical that the private sector is involved in the process of producing and delivering the mandate.

23 Nov 2015

+ BPF response to 'A review of conditions in the private rented sector'

This consultation response covers our views on the Tenant's Charter, raising tenant awareness, Section 21 notices, mandatory smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, landlord licensing, and the HHSRS.

28 Mar 2014

+ BPF response to 'A Vision for Real Estate Finance in the UK'

Our response to the Real Estate Finance Group's report emphasises the importance of: demonstrating industry's interest in maintaining financial stability and sustainable growth; loosening the link between systemically important lending institutions and CRE markets; and industry consensus on the r

18 Dec 2013

+ BPF response to 'AIFMD valuation'

Our response to FCA's consultation on draft guidance covering the AIFMD valuation requirements focuses on the onerous requirements that the draft guidance would impose – particularly for smaller and PERE AIFMs.

6 May 2015

+ BPF response to 'ATED: Reducing the Administrative Burden for Business'

Our response to Government's proposals to reduce ATED's administrative burden on business is very supportive of the objective, and suggests how they could go further to more significantly reduce the compliance burden imposed on real estate investors and developers.

16 Sep 2014

+ BPF response to 'Banning letting agent fees paid by tenants'

Our response to this DCLG consultation on proposals to ban letting agent fees paid by tenants is supportive of the plan, but sets out limited occasions when fees are appropriate

2 Jun 2017

+ BPF response to 'Beneficial Ownership Transparency'

Our response to this BIS consultation, on requiring overseas companies purchasing UK land and property to disclose its beneficial owners, is supportive of the goal to address money laundering, but raises concerns over the proposed enforcement mechanisms, which could be particularly penal for mino

4 Apr 2016

+ BPF response to 'BEPS Action 4: Elements of the design and operation of the Group Ratio Rule'

Our response to this OECD consultation stresses the need for the Group Ratio Rule framework to explicitly provide significant flexibility to individual countries in implementing its recommendations.

16 Aug 2016
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