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Archives for December 30, 2021

UK: The winter property checks that could save you thousands

From James Lockett ProperPR With the winter months now in full swing, estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk has produced a guide to winter-proofing the home to ensure everyone stays warm while maximising energy efficiency.  The first thing homeowners should do is ensure their boiler is working correctly. This should be done on an annual basis and, if […]

Home maintenance costs increase by as much as 17% across the UK

From James Lockett ProperPR The latest property market analysis by London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves, has revealed how the cost of maintaining our homes this winter is as much as 17% higher than it was this time last year. Benham and Reeves analysed the average cost of maintaining a property which can include everything […]

UK: Industry reacts as BofE plans to relax affordability checks

Industry reacts to the news that the Bank of England plans to relax mortgage affordability checks: Bank of England may relax mortgage affordability checks to make it easier to borrow – but experts warn the move will stoke house price inflation Bank could lower ‘reversion rate’ lenders use to assess mortgage applicants This is used to […]

Majority of UK estate agents no longer work a traditional nine to five

From James Lockett ProperPR Nested, the modern estate agent, has highlighted how working in today’s property industry is far from a nine to five affair, with estate agents regularly working outside of traditional hours to deal with enquiries, host viewings and update clients. The survey of UK estate agents commissioned by Nested asked how often they […]

NASA Plans coverage of Webb Space Telescope deployments

WASHINGTON, Dec. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Over about the next two weeks, NASA will provide broadcast coverage, a media briefing, and other updates on major deployment milestones for the James Webb Space Telescope, the world’s largest and most powerful space science telescope. Broadcasts of milestone events will air live on NASA TV, the NASA app, and the agency’s website. […]

Royal Caribbean Group provides update on COVID-19, Omicron variant impact

MIAMI, Dec. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Royal Caribbean Group provided an update on the status of its business and the impact of the Omicron variant.  Knowledge about COVID-19 and how to deal with it have been in a constant state of flux for the last two years. Omicron has significantly altered the COVID-19 landscape for everyone, […]

Cayman: Public Comments: Part 1 – The Penal Code: Is It Compatible With The Bill of Rights?

The Law Reform Commission (“the Commission”) invites stakeholders and members of the general public to comment on the issues identified in the Discussion Paper (“the Paper”) titled “Part 1 – The Penal Code: Is It Compatible With The Bill of Rights?” and, in particular, to submit their views on the recommendations presented for discussion. As […]

Cayman Islands launches Global Citizen Concierge for Tropical Workations

From Globtrender The Cayman Islands is seeking to attract digital nomads with a permit that allows them to work from paradise for up to two years. But only the rich will be accepted. Jenny Southan reports Like many destinations, the Cayman Islands has suffered from a huge drop in tourism during the pandemic but now […]

Cayman: Public comments invitation issued from Appeals Tribunals

The Law Reform Commission (“the Commission”) invites stakeholders and members of the general public to comment on the issues identified in the Discussion Paper (“the Paper”) titled “Appeals Tribunals” and, in particular, to submit their views on the recommendations presented for discussion. The Paper is prepared in response to a referral by the Honourable Attorney […]

Update on migrants who left Cayman Brac, arrived in East End

Grand Cayman, 29 December 2021 – Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control Service (CBC) is updating the public that the vessel with 7 migrants which left Cayman Brac last night, was located this evening by the Cayman Islands Coast Guard offshore in East End. The Cayman Islands Coast Guard has declared their vessel to be unsafe […]