It is D-Day for Home Information Packs (HIPs) as they finally become law today, although many concerns still persist over their introduction. Fears remain that there is still a shortage of inspectors, particularly of energy assessors, which delayed the original May start date. Local authorities say they will faceRead More →

Rising interest rates mean more people are putting money aside, but the amount they are saving has fallen by one third compared to this time last year, according to Birmingham Midshires. Higher mortgages, petrol prices and utility bills, have squeezed savings levels to an average of £910 per personRead More →