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Ian Borman

Incoming lease accounting changes demand careful consideration

18 August 2017| By Ian Borman

Yet another change to accounting principles is on the way. It is estimated to increase EBITDA of businesses by 10% to 40% and debt by between 10% and 98%.

Housing crisis

Wholesale ban on leaseholds would be counterproductive

8 August 2017| By

The government’s proposed ban on selling new-build houses on a leasehold basis is a welcome move intended to protect consumers from unfair and excessive ground rent and other charges. However, the real issue lies in the detail of leasehold sale agreements.

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