UK to double 5p charge on plastic bags and how it is helping our members to earn a secure 7% per annum on investment . The Daily Mail and The Telegraph are reporting that Theresa May is set to roll out a 100% increase in the plastic bag levy charged to consumers in the UK.
The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, says it is in the interest of every foreign investor to look for local Ghanaian partners who can contribute local knowledge, skills and expertise to their operations.
Dr Kaire Mbuende speaking at the RICS Africa Summit 2015 Dinner. The African continent is one of the safest place to undertake any sorts of investment in the production of goods and services, says Dr Kaire Mbuende, former Namibian Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Namibia to the United Nations
The Chief Executive of Stanbic Bank Ghana, Alhassan Andani, has said for Africa to develop, a good effort has to be made to identify people who are prepared to step forward and build viable enterprises to create the much needed jobs.
The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) believe the stage is set for Spain to return to a property boom. The latest data from RICS suggests there is renewed interest, in particular, in the commercial property sector and the residential market is enjoying reflected growth as a result of this.
The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) reports a massive increase in tenant demand in the two Iberian countries. In Spain, tenant demand increased 60% from Q1 to Q2 this year while Portugal experienced a 40% increase, according to RICS Q2 Global Commercial Property Monitor.
According to property website Zoopla, 484,081 flats and houses in Britain are now worth over a million pounds, a rise of more than 50% on last year’s figure of 300,142. Additionally there are around 10,000 streets in the UK where the average property costs over a million pounds, 3,744 of which are in London.
New data from Spain’s notaries reports that residential property sales are rising with Brits leading the way in picking up the country’s property at reduced prices. The statistic centre of the Consejo General del Notoriado has reported a 16.3% rise in the number of houses sold in Spain in the year to June 2014. However, the average price per square metre was down 5.7% to €1,214.
Prices may have sunk dramatically in larger Greek cities, but on the islands it is a completely different story. Georg Petras, Managing Agent at Engels and Volkers on Rhodes told Die Welt: “We just reached a record price of €13,000 per square metre for a holiday home.”
London Borough of Haringey, where White Hart Lane is located enjoys fastest rise in house prices of any location in football’s Premier League. The 32% rise in prices in Haringey over the past year means the average house in the borough now costs £513,435. In joint second place were Chelsea and Queens Park Rangers, which both lie in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.