A new EU crackdown on money laundering requires estate agency businesses to adopt a collaborative approach if they are to avoid more costs and delays, says Keith Dinsmore Property is well-known as a vehicle for money laundering and is targeted by the criminal fraternity “sanitising” billions of pounds through building and land transactions every year. A […]
A model of achievement From behind the rows of seated delegates a clicking of heels on the wooden floor indicated that the main speaker had just arrived. Eunice Olumide, tall and slim, dressed head to toe in bible-black jacket and trousers, made her way to the lecturn and beamed a broad smile. She began telling […]
Skiing holidays It’s not known for being the most budget friendly family holiday and skiing trips to Europe have just got a bit pricier because of the weak pound. Even so, families could save up to £3,000 by looking beyond the popular destinations for a week’s break on the slopes. Switzerland, Austria and France have […]
An unfinished portrait of a woman believed to be Mary Queen of Scots has been found hidden beneath another 16th-century portrait.
Property agent JLL Scotland held a reception for staff, clients and other guests in the Forth Floor restaurant at Harvey Nichols in Edinburgh. Alasdair Humphery, head of the office, welcomed those attending who included Chris Ireland, the firm’s UK CEO. Mr Ireland spoke about the resilience of the market and the enthusiasm of overseas investors for […]