Monthly Archives: June 2009

The Pension Split: The return of pension schemes

Two classes of pensioner. With the plight of defined benefit (DB) pensions making prime time news this week and only three FTSE 100 companies left still offering this generous plan to new recruits, the demise of the final salary pension appears imminent (see The Defined-Benefit to Defined-Contribution Transition). The latest British institutions to announce the […]

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Is property market confidence returning?

Confidence returns? For me, it’s 100% clear from speaking to local agents, other property sources, developers and even finance companies, confidence is returning to the property market. Almost every estate agent I speak to now comments on the fact that enquiries are up. There’s also a lot more activity from people looking to buy their […]

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Property Investment News – Everyone is jumping back into property

They’re all coming back! Another week of good property investment news as more developers return to the market. They’re bringing more properties with them and have begun work on vacant building sites. But why now? We continue this week with a story on Robbie Fowler. Find out how a footballer is beating us at the […]

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