Black Friday 2021

November 25th, 2021|

With one sleep until the big day, we’re exploring how British retail is preparing for the biggest shopping event of the year – Black Friday. 

Gearing up for ‘Freedom Day’

July 16th, 2021|

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed that nearly all remaining COVID-19 restrictions will be removed on 19 July. This concludes the four-step roadmap out of lockdown which began in March.

The UK’s retail recovery

June 4th, 2021|

As the sun emerged last Bank Holiday weekend, many customers decided to make the most of the warm weather by visiting their favourite shops and restaurants. 

Preparing for life after lockdown

April 8th, 2021|

Earlier this week, it was confirmed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson that non-essential shops, as well as hairdressers, gyms and outdoor hospitality, can reopen from April 12 in England.

Britain’s bounce back

February 25th, 2021|

After nearly two months in lockdown, The Prime Minister has unveiled his four-step plan to beat back the pandemic and restore a semblance of normality to the United Kingdom. 

Starting your own small business

January 29th, 2021|

The COVID-19 pandemic has made many reassess certain aspects of their lives. Moving forward, people want to be in control of how they handle adversity as a business owner instead of as an employee.

Small Business Saturday

December 5th, 2020|

Small Business Saturday is being held this weekend, under efforts every year to encourage people to support small and independent retailers and shop in their local area.

Jazz on the Pantiles

September 25th, 2020|

The faint murmur of a saxophone accompanied by the rhythmic crash of a cymbal, echoes through the historic streets of Royal Tunbridge Wells. It’s clear to everyone in the know - jazz has officially returned to The Pantiles!

Property for Sale

August 21st, 2020|

At Targetfollow, we’ve noted this rise in demand for property, and to fund our plans for future acquisitions, we've decided to sell several assets from our portfolio. This includes housing in the desirable town of Royal Tunbridge Wells.  

The UK’s retail rebound

July 31st, 2020|

It has been an uncertain time for all businesses, and while the pandemic is far from over - Great Britain’s retail sector is already seeing clear signs of recovery.

The 2020 Stamp Duty Holiday

July 18th, 2020|

Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, announced a temporary holiday on stamp duty on the first £500,000 of all property sales in England and Northern Ireland.

The reopening of the hospitality sector

July 3rd, 2020|

After last month’s successful reopening of the retail sector - all eyes are now on the hospitality industry, after Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s big announcement that hotels, pubs and restaurants would be permitted to reopen on July 4. 

The next steps for retail

June 18th, 2020|

Due to the nature of the crisis, the situation is constantly evolving. One week a ghost town - the next a bustling hub for trade; these dramatic daily changes have brought a key question everyone’s lips - what will our high streets look like in the weeks to come? 

Coworking after lockdown

June 3rd, 2020|

Flexible working was on course to revolutionise the entire industry - that’s until it faced the existential threat of the COVID-19 pandemic. How will the business model adapt to a post-lockdown world?

Retail in a post-pandemic world

May 28th, 2020|

As business continues to weather the economic storm - a recent announcement from the government has enabled the industry to glimpse hope on the horizon; it has been declared that non-essential shops can reopen in England from 15 June.

Women’s History Month

March 18th, 2020|

A 2016 survey conducted by HSBC, revealed that 59% of business owners under the age of 35 were female – a sizable number of which were choosing to invest in property.

The perks of coworking

February 17th, 2020|

With over 4.8 million freelancers, contributing over £250bn to the UK economy – it is clear that the self-employed nomad is the future of the British workforce.

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