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The government are “consulting” on what to do about rogue landlords. I do think that there is political will from all sides to continue to add further legislation to an all ready highly regulated Private Rented Sector. It seems to me that there are plenty of sanctions available for Local Authorities to take action against…

FullSizeRender Moonlight stroll 2015 – C&C Super Heroes Assemble

  The team at College and County will be taking part in the Oxford Moonlight Stroll for Sobell House on 11th July 2015. Managing partner, Mark Crampton Smith said “As a local company we thought it would be a good way of combining a night out with the challenge of raising money for a local…

Consultation on Licensing Scheme

Can you believe it is coming up to five years since the city introduced the additional licensing scheme?  They are holding a consultation at the Kassam stadium in July (see image) If you are thinking of going, I would be very happy to discuss a co-ordinated approach to some of the issues experienced by clients…

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This summer I am heading to Jamaica to complete various volunteer projects under the supervision of the JBU (Jamaican Baptist Union). I will be undertaking volunteer work in different locations throughout my stay and wanted to give a brief overview of what I am getting up to! I fly into Kingston on the 3rd July…

capital-gains-tax Overseas Landlords get your property valued now! Capital Gains tax Loophole closed as of 6th April 2015

The British government is closing a tax loophole for overseas residents who will pay capital gains tax for the first from April 6, 2015 when they sell a home in the UK. Until that date, many buy to let portfolio owners had an exit strategy from their business by moving abroad to release the cash…