Friday News #146 – Explore the weeks’ hottest topics in Thirlmere Deacon’s Friday News Bulletin.

Rounding up the hottest topics of the week, highlighting what’s trending online and sharing the latest from the property market here in our Friday News.
TD Spotlight
Landlords need to be savvy going in 2022 with a tax rise looming on the horizon. A recent article from The Telegraph highlights the often-underused reliefs still available.  Landlord loopholes: how buy-to-let investors can reduce tax due on their income in 2022. Read More.  



Formula 1’s pre-season testing is running in Bahrain from 10-12 March. There have been disputes over new upgrades before the cars have even hit the tarmac and last-minute changes to the driver lineup. See live updates from the testing in Bahrain.
Though there are still a few months until the Eurovision Song Contest which runs from 10-12 May, the acts that’ll be entering the contest on the behalf of their country are beginning to be announced with the UK revealing TikTok star Sam Ryder as their entry. See the latest updates from the Eurovision.


UK prime minister, Boris Johnson: “There can be no safe havens for those who have supported Putin’s vicious assault on Ukraine.” As the UK freezes the assets of seven Russian oligarchs including Roman Abramovich. Read more.
Some 44% of all Russia’s exports are oil-based, resulting in about a sixth of the Kremlin’s tax revenues. Sky News considers What impact will the US ban on all Russian oil imports have and which countries will be most affected? Read more.
Whether you’re an internet expert or simply read the news it’s likely you’ve heard of the Metaverse. The promising financial and advertising value has led to Luxury Brands Attempting to Participate in the Metaverse. Read more.

Lifestyle & Culture

If you’re in London this Spring, Vogue has put together a succinct list of where to go, what to see and things to do in their Culture Guide for Spring. See the edit here.
From Disney+ to Amazon Prime Video, these days there’s always something to watch and for those looking for something to dive into, GQ magazine has rounded up the best Netflix series for some light binge-watching. Read more.

UK Property

Nearly 104,000 eligible Hongkongers applied for British National (Overseas) visas last year with London, Manchester, and Birmingham among preferred destinations for Hongkongers moving to UK. In these locations property prices are up as much as 11.5 per cent as the
UK’s property boom is turbocharged by influx of city’s BN(O) migrants. Read more.Liverpool has an abundance of untapped potential for investors, with low entry rates paired against high rental yields. In our latest blog, we share an overview of the Short Term Let Market in Liverpool. Read more.  

Dubai Property

2022 has all the makings to make for another bumper year for Dubai and its luxury homes, those built and those on the way. Dubai’s luxury home sales are enjoying another golden run. Read more.
In case you missed it, our latest video demonstrates How You Can Get 10.5% ROI on Property In Dubai, with a detailed figure breakdown. Watch it here.
Until next week.