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CommentWire
CommentWire

UK mortgages: first time buyers given helping hand

The number of first time buyers (FTBs) getting onto the property ladder has dwindled in recent years, as they have effectively been priced out of contention. Now, a new initiative to build 10,000 new affordable homes on surplus public sector land for first time buyers has been drawn up in an attempt to jumpstart the market.

Published By Datamonitor
27 Sep 2004
Expert View
Expert View

The UK self-build mortgage market is set to more than double in size by 2015

Research by Datamonitor indicates that mortgage advances for self-build properties will rise from less than GBP800m in 2011 to GBP1.9bn by 2015. Growth will be fueled by growing consumer awareness of the self-build option, coupled with government measures to help those wanting to pursue this route to home ownership.

Published By Datamonitor
13 Dec 2011
CommentWire
CommentWire

Siemens: the old economy strikes back

Published By Datamonitor
25 Jul 2001
CommentWire
CommentWire

Siemens: power generation starts to shine

Published By Datamonitor
05 Feb 2001
CommentWire
CommentWire

Siemens/Framatome: nuclear power? Yes please!

Published By Datamonitor
07 Dec 2000
CommentWire
CommentWire

Power generation: one of the few bright spots for Siemens

Published By Datamonitor
25 Jul 2001
Expert View
Expert View

Nuclear power generation could be returning to favor

Public and political opinion on nuclear power generation may be improving as security of energy supply and reducing carbon emissions force their way up the political agenda. Nuclear power generation produces almost no carbon emissions and it seems that many are prepared to accept the risk of accidents and the long-term burden of nuclear waste in order to reduce carbon emissions in the short term.

Published By Datamonitor
15 Nov 2007
CommentWire
CommentWire

GE: record investment to stay at the top

Published By Datamonitor
23 Oct 2000
CommentWire
CommentWire

GE: combating the Enron effect

The Enron effect is prompting investors to question GE's 100 consecutive quarters of profit growth. However, the new disclosures should answer the skeptics. Although some divisions are suffering from the recession, its strategic business model means that other areas are cushioning the blow.

Published By Datamonitor
10 Apr 2002
CommentWire
CommentWire

Energy efficiency becomes a valuable proposition for the UK's local councils

With the 2020 EU emission targets looming, public and private sectors face mounting pressure to be more energy efficient. While large corporations have generally appeared more proactive, many SMEs and councils have struggled to see the economic sense of energy efficiency. Reigate and Banstead Borough Council however has demonstrated the economic and political value of practical green initiatives.

Published By Datamonitor
23 Sep 2010

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