'Time to tax the rich': Campaigners pitch four proposals to curb the growing wealth divide
'Greater taxation of rich people is not the only answer to the inequality crisis, but it is a fundamental part of it,' says Oxfam. 'It is time for governments to shake off decades of failed ideology and rich elite influence, and to do the right thing: tax the rich.'
A one-off wealth tax on £1m+ households is the best way to pay for Covid-19, says think tank
"A one-off wealth tax would work, raise significant revenue, and be fairer and more efficient than the alternatives," suggests an in-depth report from The Wealth Commission.
Capital Gains Tax should be extended to nearly all homes, argues top think tank; here’s how it could work
Home-owners have benefitted from an "unearned, unequal and untaxed £3 trillion capital gains windfall" over the last 20 years, says the Resolution Foundation; this "one-off property lottery" should be …
Watch: Hollinrake proposes a new wealth tax on non-resident property owners
MP and former estate agency boss Kevin Hollinrake has outlined a series of proposals to make Britain's housing market more fair and equitable - including a new wealth tax on overseas buyers of UK property
Interview: Luxury property impresario Dean Main on building a £600mn development pipeline & managing £12bn of PCL schemes
Talking legacy developments & top-end trends with the boss of Henigman & Rhodium.
Chestertons picks up well-known PCL lettings business
Estate agency takes over letting and management arm of boutique firm Henry & James as acquisition drive continues.
Boutique PCL agency Wilfords expands with new branch in SW London
The Kensington-based firm was founded by ex-Foxtons agents Geoff Wilford and Simon Welfare in 2011.
In Pictures: Three-year project creates a ‘sophisticated’ 17,000 sq ft country estate in Surrey
Helen Green Design collaborated with the 'very best artisans, joiners and suppliers in the industry' on this sumptuous reworking.
‘Astonishing’ $95mn super-villa is one of Dubai’s biggest-ever listings
The ten-bed mansion has been designed to 'expand the possibilities of elite architecture'.
‘There is no lack of interest’: Peninsula London pauses sales after world’s wealthiest pick up 70% of residences
New five-star destination opposite Buckingham Palace has been described as 'the most significant addition to London's ultra-prime market in recent memory'.
Developers unveil new vision for Notting Hill’s Newcombe House
Beltane and Angelo Gordon are pursuing an office-led approach to the redevelopment of a prominent site on the corner of Notting Hill Gate and Kensington Church Street, rather than an already-consented…
Middleton recruits ex-Savills COO to new advisory board
Big-hitters Juliette Stacey and Christopher Eadie will be working with the prime property firm's senior team.
City Slicker: Inside a new Foster + Partners-designed penthouse in east London, asking £9.9mn
Principal Tower, a new 50-storey landmark on the edge of the Square Mile, is the only resi building in London designed inside-and-out by the world-famous architecture firm.
The Register of Overseas Entities seems to be working, as UK property deals involving tax havens fall
New research suggests improved transparency in the property market means 'Londongrad' is losing its appeal to corrupt money...
Property industry football championship signs high-profile headline sponsor ahead of ‘biggest tournament yet’
London's top estate agencies will battle it out in the CPR Cup on 16th June to be crowned industry football champions.
Belvoir Group on the hunt for more business acquisitions as turnover climbs
Estate agency Plc says it 'will look to identify suitable acquisition targets to support continued growth and further enhance shareholder value.'
Boutique PCL agency marks 20 years in business
SW3-based Kaye & Carey was set up by Matthew Kaye & Adam Carey in 2003.