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The EG Awards promote and reward the very best of the property industry. Produced by iconic Estates Gazette magazine, the Awards bring together some of the most influential decision-makers in the property community including advisers, developers, planners, investors, owners, occupiers and the public sector. These coveted Awards are entered by everyone and anyone who operates… more
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New figures reveal 200,000 vacant properties in England

A new study by the organisation Property Partner has revealed that there are 200,145 long term vacant properties in England, with the total value at £43 billion. However, these figures were countered by findings that the total number of vacant homes across the UK has fallen by 36.4% since 2006, which is cause for optimism…. more
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Global Guardians are pleased to donate £1500 of kitchen appliances

Here at Global Guardians we’re very glad to have helped a vulnerable resident. After being informed of the unfortunate news of this elderly women being unwell, our maintenance team were honored to have the joy of helping this lady set up her new home ready for when she returned from hospital. Global Guardians kindly donated… more
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Business rate reform: does the 2017 budget go far enough?

In his (final) Spring Budget on the 8th March, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond announced a series of measures to help businesses who would be affected by the punitive changes to business rates, which we discussed in a previous blog post. Despite some lobbying from businesses to have the rates scrapped altogether, the Chancellor… more
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Global Guardians attend Southgate School annual Business Breakfast!

Nick Knight, Business Consultant and Stuart Woolgar, Security Director of Global Guardians recently attended the annual Business Breakfast at Southgate School. Welcoming local businesses and national leaders to hear from the schools Headteacher and students about how they are able, through the support of business partners and Future Programmes,  help students build a bright and… more
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Affordable accommodation: what does the future hold?

Why is affordable accommodation so hard to find? Much of the discussion surrounding the UK housing market pertains to the lack of truly affordable accommodation, particularly in built-up urban areas where the lack of housing is keeping families and young people trapped in the rental market, and often struggling to make the transition towards home… more
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Street Art murals in Greenwich

Fantastic work in Greenwich working with DePaul charity. Wow! Terrific amounts of work have been produced by one of our amazing guardians, Marc Craig and his team in Greenwich. Global Guardians have made a helpful donation of £400 to help them set up with their street art murals. They have worked alongside DePaul charity – a charity who help… more
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Vacant property solutions: why do buildings become empty & what can be done about it?

Why do properties become vacant? Vacant properties have arguably become more of a national problem in recent years, especially when one considers the scarcity of affordable housing in the UK, and the lack of housing supply contrasted with the increase in demand. But whether they are making headlines or not, the problems caused by allowing buildings to… more
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