House Prices Static, Says Top Mortgage Provider

July 4, 2011

House prices in Beverley have “moved sideways”, according to the Nationwide Building Society. Figures released by Nationwide, based on their own mortgage data, show that house prices nationally have increased by just 0.3 per cent over the past three months, with the average house price in the UK £168,205. The average price for a house in Beverley is £230,728, although this is bumped higher thanks to the number of high-end…


Entrepreneur Nader Takes on Business Dragons

April 12, 2011

Enterprising business student Nader Koder narrowly missed out on winning a regional Dragon’s Den style contest. Nader, 18, who is studying for a BTEC National Diploma in Business at the College’s Gallows Lane campus, pitched his Eco-exerciser idea to a panel of four judges and came a close second to North Lindsey College student Milo Hotchin. Beverley resident Nader, who plans to study accounting and finance at university said: “I…


Tribfest to Generate £1m to the East Riding Community

April 7, 2011

The 5th Tribfest music festival is on course to generate £1million to the East Riding economy during August. The event has grown over the past five years from its launch in Driffield in 2007 and this year’s event is on course to sell out with 5,000 festival fans coming to Beverley and create a big boost to the local economy. The average spend of each person attending the event is…


Savers and Investors Must Take Action to Preserve the Value of Cash

March 26, 2011

Despite the Chancellor, George Osborne, pledging to help families with living costs and the price of oil in his Budget speech, UK personal finances remain squeezed. With inflation set to increase to 5%, stockbroking and investment management firm Redmayne-Bentley warns that savers and investors must take action to preserve the value of their cash. Robert Hughes of Redmayne-Bentley in Beverley, said: “In his speech, the Chancellor also outlined that inflation…


Over 60’s Benefits, Pensions & Financial Advice Sessions

March 24, 2011

Advice sessions on pensions, benefits and finance for people aged 60+ are being held at Beverley Library on Wednesday, 30 March, at 2.30pm, and Tuesday, 10 May at 6pm. Did you know, even with savings above £16,000, you may still be eligible to extra payments in your state pension? Would you like to know if you can get a reduction in your council tax bill? Are you entitled to help…


Mediation To Be An ‘Obligation’ For Divorcing Couples

March 18, 2011

QualitySolicitors Lockings announce to divorcing couples that from 6 April 2011, anyone struggling to agree on arrangements concerning children, finances or property in the UK will be required to go to mediation before being able to make their case in the courts. Usually lawyers aim for an agreed solution through negotiation because going to court is stressful and expensive – although, this is not always possible and, in some cases,…


Money Talk:Use Your ISA Allowance

March 11, 2011

It is a tough time for savers with low interest rates and the rising cost of living. It is even tougher deciding what is best for your hard earned cash. The end of the tax year draws closer and financial institutions are telling people to “use your ISA allowance before it’s too late” however the claims made about ISAs and other investments should be taken with a pinch of salt…


Interest Rates – Peace of Mind For Sale

March 8, 2011

Mortgage advisers at Chartered Financial Planners firm cba financial services say that seeking advice from an independent mortgage broker could help to ‘buy peace of mind’. Simon Riley, Mortgage specialist from cba financial services says: “There is a lot of uncertainty in the media at the moment about interest rates and how the decisions made by the Bank of England will affect our lives.” “Getting advice from an independent mortgage…


Williams Head F1 Race to Stock Market

February 23, 2011

Fans of Formula One are being offered the opportunity to buy shares in one of the Sports most famous Teams. Williams F1, which was founded in 1977 by Sir Frank Williams and Patrick Head and has gone on to win 7 Drivers and 9 Constructors Championships, has announced plans to float 27.39% of the company on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Trading is due to begin on 2nd March with an…