A ring-fenced facility for pre-planned procedures and treatment is also expected to be set up to reduce the risk of operations being cancelled when there is an influx of emergency cases.
Lean year ahead for property law, but for litigation What I think very few of those in the property market anticipated was the severity of the falls in property values. However, there is so much uncertainty about property prices that some of the leading lenders have declined to make their customary year end forecasts for property price movements for Unfortunately the result of all this is that potential purchasers are reluctant to buy today what they think they may be able to buy more cheaply tomorrow.
The combination of these two factors means that the number of transactions, both for residential properties and commercial properties, has been substantially reduced. New building of residential property has substantially reduced. It is thought that new starts in will plunge from the already low level ofin to under 80, in The risk here is that in the future there will be a serious housing shortage which will drive further substantial house price increases once loans are more readily available.
That may be a long term consequence, but for it seems likely that everyone involved in the property market and in the sale and transfer of property, whether as developers, builders, surveyors, estate agents or lawyers, will be contemplating very much reduced activity and having to reduce their overheads as a result.
Inevitably for some, this will result in job losses. So, while the prospect for property lawyers may be of reduced activity forthe prospects for employment lawyers and commercial litigators are of substantially increased activity. I think all the events of have been well documented and opined on so I will not dwell on them.
One of the most interesting observations of the year was the impact of the media on events, this is essentially the first economic downturn, crisis, call it what you will, that has played out over the Internet.
The amount of information and opinion, right or wrong, and the speed at which it has spread has been phenomenal, in this respect all previous recessions have played out in slow motion. Who had heard of Robert Peston this time last year? I believe that this has contributed greatly to the volatility we have seen and also the impacted on confidence of the collective psyche.
It was with relief that I noted the recent return of Celebrity Big Brother which kept the red tops occupied with their more standard fair for a while.
It is going to be a year where the strong and the brave benefit. Businesses with robust business models and strong balance sheets will benefit from the failure of weak businesses and will be presented with acquisition opportunities.
On a more specific note, I think the North West will do well on at least two fronts. Our manufacturing sector will benefit from the current weakness in sterling, improving both domestic and export competitiveness.
A former high-profile politician and leader of the private sector lobbying and networking group, Mr McKenna is concerned that without proper preparation the city leaders will simply not be able to put in place an exciting year of initiatives to promote and market Preston to full effect. Razorlight on stage during the Radio One Big Weekend in Central Lancashire is likely to be served by a single Accident and Emergency unit under a plan to be put to the the public early next year.
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