Leon’s Blog

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All blogs written by Leon Fear are for general information purposes only and express personal opinions, and do not necessarily constitute fact and should not be relied upon wholly or in part in the form of advice or in any other way. All content is designed for the enjoyment of the reader and is based on personal experience and opinions.

Latest News!

For all the latest news from Fear Group please visit our Media Centre at www.feargroup.com/category/media/ Forthcoming articles and updates include thoughts on Chancellor George Osborne’s budget on 19th March 2014….. What do Entrepreneurs want to see from the budget and how can we sustain the recovery to maintain and provide more…

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A truly amazing organisation

Yesterday we visited the Beacon Centre for the Blind in Dudley in the Midlands having been invited last year by Chief Executive Arwyn Jones when we met at the Bromford Future Fifty event in Wolverhampton. First started in 1875 as The Wolverhampton Society for the Blind and created to help…

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WANTED! REWARD IF FOUND.

We are always looking for new projects. The ideal lot size is £Zero to £50M but major acquisitions will be considered on merit. •Shopping precincts let or vacant •Individual shops with or without upper parts in large towns and cities •Closed Hotels/Offices/Petrol Stations/Pubs/Care Homes •Residential investments and sites suitable for…

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Miles and miles of Smiles at Christmas

Christmas is a great time of year to reflect but we shouldn’t forget people who are less fortunate during what is a very difficult time for many families and individuals. Like all times of year and all aspects of life there is good and bad but personally I have always…

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Family

Very often I get asked “What’s it like working with family?” or “How do you get on working with your Dad?”. The answer is very simple, it’s brilliant. But working with family is not for everyone. A lot of people I speak to say that they couldn’t imagine working with…

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Remembrance Sunday

On a day so significant as this, there is nothing else to add but to quote the poem below; “They went with songs to the battle, they were young. Straight of limb, true of eyes, steady and aglow. They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted, They fell with…

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Positive Thought

“If you think you are beaten, you are; If you think you dare not, you don’t. If you’d like to win, but think you can’t It’s almost a cinch you won’t. If you think you’ll lose, you’ve lost, For out in the world we find Success being with a fellow’s…

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Calls for more House Sales and Retail Confidence Boosted

There is no doubt that the economy has turned a corner in recent months, much to the amazement of huge numbers of the population and perhaps even the government themselves as remarkably we are experiencing growth, however small, which at one time was thought to be impossible. With the UK’s…

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Re-emergence of the Buy-to-Let Investor?

With the anticipated re-emergence of the Buy To Let property market, following the Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney’s “forward guidance” on interest rates where he announced that they are unlikely to move from their historic lows for at least three years, new landlords will start to enter the market…

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New Build Developer Offers

There are many incentives for people to buy new-build properties and particularly properties off-plan although outside of the capital off-plan sales are still few and far between, especially in the apartment market. This may be set to change with Help to Buy however as this scheme doesn’t apply to Buy-to-Let…

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