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+ BPF response to 'Biodiversity Offsetting in England'

Our response to Government proposals to introduce a biodiversity offsetting addresses the issue from the perspective of developers and owners of non-domestic buildings, in order to ensure that their concerns are embedded in the design of a biodiversity offsetting policy.

7 Nov 2013

+ BPF response to 'BEPS Action 4: Interest Deductions and Other Financial Payments'

Our response to OECD's consultation on proposals to clamp down on tax Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) argues that the proposals be better targeted, to avoid causing ‘collateral damage’ and having a damaging impact on investment in the built environment.

6 Feb 2015

+ 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

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Our response to FCA's consultation on draft guidance covering the AIFMD valuation requirements focuses on the onerous requirements that the draft guidance would impose – particularly for smaller and PERE AIFMs.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