News

There is always so much going on here at Sheldon Bosley Knight and we are delighted to share just a few of the news and events stories that we are currently involved in.
Latest News on The Basic Payment Scheme

The Rural Payments Agency continues to struggle with the new BPS and are under pressure to get more payments out. 51% of claimants had been paid by 31st December representing only 29.9% of the money due. There is disquiet about the lack of transp...


The Rural Payments Agency continues to struggle with the new BPS and are under pressure to get more payments out. 51% of claimants had been paid by 31st December representing only 29.9% of the money due. There is disquiet about the lack of transp...

Senior Sales Negotiator Required

We are seeking an experienced Professional for our Stratford Office on a full-time basis. There is opportunity to progress to management level for the right applicant and salary & bonus are dependant on experience & results. Saturday work...


We are seeking an experienced Professional for our Stratford Office on a full-time basis. There is opportunity to progress to management level for the right applicant and salary & bonus are dependant on experience & results. Saturday work...

Bye Bye, Buy-to-Let?

In a bid to lessen the competition for first time buyers from buy-to-let investors and second home buyers, an increased Stamp Duty of 3% will apply to properties bought for over £40,000 which are not for use as primary residences, with effect fro...


In a bid to lessen the competition for first time buyers from buy-to-let investors and second home buyers, an increased Stamp Duty of 3% will apply to properties bought for over £40,000 which are not for use as primary residences, with effect fro...

Winter Protection for Your Property

As we head towards the Christmas season many people will be planning to visit friends and family over the holidays, which is often the coldest part of the year. When leaving your home vacant during this time, remember to protect the property by t...


As we head towards the Christmas season many people will be planning to visit friends and family over the holidays, which is often the coldest part of the year. When leaving your home vacant during this time, remember to protect the property by t...

Sheldon Bosley Goes to Hollywood!

Sheldon Bosley brought a little extra glitz and glamour to the Shakespeare Centre last Thursday with their annual Christmas Quiz. This year’s Hollywood theme showcased sterling performances from the representatives of some of our key local busine...


Sheldon Bosley brought a little extra glitz and glamour to the Shakespeare Centre last Thursday with their annual Christmas Quiz. This year’s Hollywood theme showcased sterling performances from the representatives of some of our key local busine...

Sheldon Bosley Expands Rural Land Agency Team

Sheldon Bosley are delighted to welcome Kittie Ford MRICS to our expanding Agricultural & Estate Management Department. Kittie joins the team at Shipston-on-Stour and is a qualified Rural Chartered Surveyor bringing a wealth of experience fro...


Sheldon Bosley are delighted to welcome Kittie Ford MRICS to our expanding Agricultural & Estate Management Department. Kittie joins the team at Shipston-on-Stour and is a qualified Rural Chartered Surveyor bringing a wealth of experience fro...

Incorrect BPS Payments

Although the RPA claim to have now made 33,000 Basic Payment Scheme payments to farmers, it is becoming clear that some farmers have been underpaid. The underpayments are due to a failure to pay the greening element where all field parcels are in...


Although the RPA claim to have now made 33,000 Basic Payment Scheme payments to farmers, it is becoming clear that some farmers have been underpaid. The underpayments are due to a failure to pay the greening element where all field parcels are in...

Tax on Rental Income

The ownership of an investment property will determine how it is taxed, i.e. whether the property is held as an individual, jointly with another, or through a company. An individual landlord will pay income tax on the net income from the property...


The ownership of an investment property will determine how it is taxed, i.e. whether the property is held as an individual, jointly with another, or through a company. An individual landlord will pay income tax on the net income from the property...

The Autumn Statement 2015

George Osborne’s Spending Review and Autumn Statement brought a number of changes that will affect property owners and businesses, not all of which will be welcome. Stamp Duty Increase on Buy to Let Properties and Second Homes From April 20...


George Osborne’s Spending Review and Autumn Statement brought a number of changes that will affect property owners and businesses, not all of which will be welcome. Stamp Duty Increase on Buy to Let Properties and Second Homes From April 20...

Furnished Lettings

Few properties these days appear to be offered on the market fully furnished.  The natural reluctance of landlords to pay for the cost of providing the furniture and the risks of damage are sometimes sufficient deterrent. Rental income is often n...


Few properties these days appear to be offered on the market fully furnished.  The natural reluctance of landlords to pay for the cost of providing the furniture and the risks of damage are sometimes sufficient deterrent. Rental income is often n...

Rural Payments Agency confirms entitlement values for Basic Payment Scheme 2015

The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has confirmed the entitlement values, including those for greening, that will now be used to calculate farmers’ 2015 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) payments. The following has been reproduced from the Gov.uk website an...


The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has confirmed the entitlement values, including those for greening, that will now be used to calculate farmers’ 2015 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) payments. The following has been reproduced from the Gov.uk website an...

Taxation Charges for Refurbishment Works

How to distinguish between repairs and capital improvement for tax for a rental property? Bill, a theoretical Landlord, wishes to refurbish a kitchen.  This will be considered for Income Tax purposes as a repair, provided that the new kitchen is ...


How to distinguish between repairs and capital improvement for tax for a rental property? Bill, a theoretical Landlord, wishes to refurbish a kitchen.  This will be considered for Income Tax purposes as a repair, provided that the new kitchen is ...