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Impact of the pandemic on business rates in the Leisure sector

Undoubtedly the past two years have been a turbulent time for the leisure sector. Prior to March 2020, no-one knew the true impacts that were […]

Pension Fund Valuations or ‘Red Book’ explained

 We have the benefit of 19 experienced RICS registered valuers located across the South West, covering Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth and Truro. As part of our […]

The Keep, Plymouth joins our Property Management portfolio

Our Property Management team in Plymouth are delighted to be taking on The Keep in the historical Barbican area of Plymouth. Formerly an Infant School, […]

Party Wall Agreements; do you really need one?

Who needs a Party Wall Agreement? Building works on a residential or a commercial property tend to be disruptive for everyone – but often, the […]

Plymouth retail market; is the tide turning?

There is much speculation about the High Street and what needs to be done to revive it, or is it dead? Clearly there have been […]

Market for pubs remains strong in the South West

Pubs remain popular but market less frenetic than last year, says Mike Easton, Head of Hotels and Hospitality. ‘The South West pub market had bucked the […]

Getting to grips with life as a graduate surveyor

I have been with Vickery Holman for nearly two years having joined the Plymouth office in September 2020. As cliché as it sounds, my time […]

Relief for partly occupied property

Relief for partly occupied property Most business owners aren’t aware that billing authorities have discretionary power which enables them to give relief for partly occupied […]

New Charities Act 2022

The Charities Act was last amended by way of Charities Act 2011 which sets out how all charities in England and Wales are registered and […]

Moving to shorter lease lengths: 20,15, 5, 3 and counting

As busy commercial property surveyors, we see a lot of leases. Once thing that has struck me in recent years is a general move to […]