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11 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Business, Opinion, Retail & Leisure

The future of the high street

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Is the high street doomed to exist in the shadow of ecommerce? Or can it find a new and exciting niche? Watch our video with Kate Hardcastle, retail expert, as she asks if a 1 Billion pound government initiative can help turn the tide.

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2 September 2019 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Retail & Leisure

Made in Britain: sustainable fashion for concerned consumers

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As a society of shoppers we are becoming more concerned of the implications our shopping habits have on the environment than we’ve ever been. And it’s a good thing too, as we now know that the fashion industry is the second biggest polluting industry in the world.

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Assessing the impact of new anti-fraud rules for online retailers

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New EU anti-fraud rules, which will come into force from September, will require most online payments of more than £27 – or €30 – to go through an extra level of verification such as entering a code received a text message.

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2 July 2019 0 Comments Posted in Retail & Leisure

Why does the beauty industry boom as the high street suffers? – Retail Sector lead speaks to the BBC

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Bharat Nahar on BBC news

Our Retail sector lead and high street expert Bharat Nahar has been sharing his thoughts on the current boom in the beauty industry with BBC Radio London.

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30 May 2019 0 Comments Posted in Business, Opinion, Retail & Leisure

UK retailers reveal the biggest threats to their future – is it time for an internet tax?

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retailers discuss the future of retail in the UK

Business rates in many high street stores now exceed the rents retail occupiers pay and have become the single biggest challenge facing the high street, according to a survey of some of the UK’s largest and highest profile retail brands including John Lewis, Starbucks, Smyths Toys, Monsoon Accessorize, and Scribbler. 

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24 May 2019 0 Comments Posted in Retail & Leisure

The Retail Quiz photo gallery

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This year our annual Retail Quiz made a reappearance in May. A number of different retailers joined us in London, along with our special guest Quiz Master Kate Hardcastle, to battle it out for the trophy. See our gallery of photos from the evening here.

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8 August 2018 0 Comments Posted in News, Retail & Leisure

Royds Withy King strengthens Retail sector team

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royds withy king retail associate

The Retail team at Royds Withy King, whose clients include Monsoon Accessorize, Smyths Toys and Scribbler, has announced the appointment of property lawyer Amie Dee. Amie joins Royds Withy King’s London-based team from Steele Raymond LLP where she acted for …

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30 June 2017 0 Comments Posted in Careers, Opinion

Why choose a seat in Commercial Property?

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Congratulations, you’ve got a training contract! How about a seat in commercial property?

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9 July 2010 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Real Estate

‘Landlords and tenants: Changes to the Assured Shorthold Rent Threshold’

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Following the Assured Tenancies (Amendment) (England) Order 2010 the rent threshold for Assured Shorthold tenancies (“ASTs”) will increase from £25,000 to £100,000. This will take effect from the 1st October 2010.

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