The above YouTube features Melissa Briggs, of the LKP, interviewed in March 2012 on Radio 4’s MoneyBox Live
Click on the links to view pdf’s or links to related press articles written by property writers, including Sebastian O’Kelly for the Mail on Sunday.
26/04/12 Vincent Tchenguiz and Peverel named in Parliament, reported in the London Evening Standard
27.1.12 Financial Times article – Vincent Tchenguiz sells 250,000 freeholds – click this link
18.1.12 London Assembly service charge paper – click this link http://www.london.gov.uk/sites/default/files/Service%20charges%20scoping%20paper.pdf
17.1.12 LKPaid, the latest creative initiative from LKP is featured on the front page of the new edition of the News on the Block magazine – http://www.newsontheblock.com/uploadedfromxhtml/17-jan-2012/20157/a-new-fund-to-help-leaseholders-with-their-legal-fees.thtml
15.1.12 – Mail on Sunday, Review Section, Page 29, Market Watch column by Sebastian O’Kelly – “Follow the Scots and license property managers” – this article quotes LKP and will further spread the message that best practice needs to become the norm, not the unusual as it tends to be at the moment. Online link: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/property/article-2087283/MARKET-WATCH-Follow-Scots-license-property-managers.html
23.12.2011 – Daily Telegraph article re ongoing SFO investigation into the Tchenguiz brothers financial affairs – http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financial-crime/8974083/SFO-setback-in-Vincent-Tchenguiz-investigation.html
11.12.2011 – Mail on Sunday – article by Sebastian O’Kelly regarding why Commonhold is not being actively promoted. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/property/article-2073030/MARKET-WATCH-A-commonsense-alternative-leaseholds.html
3.12.2011 – The Daily Telegraph – article about another successful LVT result for Charter Quay resulting in a further £175,000+ payout, by Victoria Ward.
17.11.2011 – The Daily Mail – “Families inheriting a retirement home are left with huge bills”, by Lauren Thompson. http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/mortgageshome/article-2061975/Inheritance-tax-retirement-flats-Families-left-home-face-huge-bills.html
1.11.2011 – “Leaseholders ‘overcharged’ £700 million for management fees, according to Which?” – Lee Boyce. www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/mortgageshome/article-2055707/Leaseholders-overcharged-700m-management-fees-according-Which.html
October 2011 – http://www.which.co.uk/news/2011/10/which-investigates-leasehold-charges-269275/
Which? says flat owners faced with various fees and charges
October 26 2011
Leaseholders are often faced with high service charges
A new Which? Money investigation has highlighted the fact that many leaseholders face perceived overcharging by managing agents.
There are 1.8m leasehold properties in the UK and flat owners are losing out to the tune of £700m a year because of excessive fees and hidden costs contained within their service charges.
A lack of transparency and no independent regulation means there’s very little pressure on these agents to offer leaseholders a fair deal.
Read more: http://www.which.co.uk/news/2011/10/which-investigates-leasehold-charges-269275/#ixzz1gjalCBlc
18.9.2011 – Mail on Sunday Property Section – Flat owners win record payout : click here to read the pdf St George’s Wharf
26.6.2011 – This is Money – http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/news/article-2008333/Tchenguizes-warn-risks-businesses.html
19.6.2011 – Article by Richard Dyson, Peverel retirement homes charge extra VAT found on this site: http://www.insuranse.co.za/
06.03.2011 CCTV threats …. over torn wallpaper: torn wallpaper
27.2.2011 Retirement Apartment Owners See Values plummeting: squeezed pensioners
20.2.2011 Is the Party over for Landlords who squeeze Pensioners for every penny? Is the party over?