Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson, left, with Shazan Qureshi, centre, and Cllr Nick Small pictured during promotion of Qureshi's enterprise village project more than two years ago

Shazan Qureshi disqualified for 13 years

An investigation by the Insolvency Service has led to Shazan Qureshi, the entrepreneur behind the failed Project EV enterprise village in Liverpool, being disqualified as a director for 13 years.

Stuart Hicks

Hicks earns rating recognition

Stuart Hicks, managing director of Dunlop Heywood, has been awarded the RICS’ rating diploma after successfully completing an intensive two-year course.


Platt to head new LSH Cumbria office

Lambert Smith Hampton’s new Kendal office is to be led by director Richard Platt, head of LSH North’s public sector real estate advisory service.

Liz Draycott Legat Owen

Legat Owen hires rating expert from VOA

Chester-based commercial property consultancy, Legat Owen has appointed former Valuation Office Agency surveyor, Elizabeth Draycott, as business rates specialist ahead of publication of the 2017 draft Rating List, due at the end of September.