Change Is The Only Constant

Heraclitus of Ephesus told us that “change is the only constant”.  Some things which seem permanent change imperceptively, other things change before our eyes but the phrase “change is the only constant” is the observation which is quickly followed by “adapt and survive” which is its consequence. Take the Piece Hall in Halifax.  Opened on New Years Day 1779 and… Read more

Placement Student Receives University Recognition

Joe Oade, a Placement Student at Hanson Chartered Surveyors has been awarded the Mark Jenkinson & Son prize in recognition of his efforts to be the student with the highest overall average at Level 5, whilst undertaking his Real Estate course at Sheffield Hallam University. Joe joined Hanson Chartered Surveyors in May 2017 as part of his studies to undertake… Read more

Investing in property Sir?

It has been an interesting few weeks (seven weeks in fact) since Armageddon beckoned but today, it would seem, the USA finally declared war on North Korea; or so North Korea claims but that, of course, is absurd.  Well let’s hope so anyway. Meantime John McDonald has said the Labour Party must war game the scenario of them gaining power… Read more

Seize The Day

The last few months has seen the commercial property market quieten down as well as the domestic market as the uncertainty concerning Brexit begins to bite.  Whether this is a short run thing pending the result of the election in seven days’ time or whether it perpetuates for a while, we will have to wait and see. But the good… Read more

Are we to play by the rules?

Invoking the Great Repeal Bill (the word “Great” will never appear in the eventual Act) should be simple enough and easily doable in the allotted time.  Deciding what will be debunct thereafter may take a generation in that it has taken a generation to get to this point. Having said that; will it?  Many of the EU standards and regulations… Read more

TRUMP, BREXIT AND CLIFF EDGE MOMENTS

Politically naïve Theresa May is not.  She has done well so far under some of the most demanding circumstances of the last 50 years.  She will have to both “dodge a bullet” and “catch a falling knife” in order to bring the U.K through to a positive and stable position in Europe and beyond, but her new industrial policy is… Read more

Huddersfield Examiner Business Awards 2016

The Examiner Business Awards on the evening of 3 November were a success as always and again compared by Harry Gration this year. We sponsored the Community Award which this year went to Syngenta.     

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