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UK Self Storage Industry Doing Fine In Spite of Additional Taxes

by Kim Kilpatrick May 30, 2013 11:35 PM
In the United States there are plenty of jokes that make the rounds every April in reference to paying taxes. Folks do not necessarily like to do it, but the law is the law—it has to be done whether you’re an individual or business. Tax issues are not germane to the U.S. though. Folks in the UK have issues with taxes just as much as in the United States— just ask the self storage industry there. [More]

UK Self Storage Companies to be Hit With VAT Soon

by Kim Kilpatrick July 10, 2012 6:03 PM
Growing a business in a market where it does not have an established foot hold already is pretty challenging. Getting a business to turn a profit is a task that many regretfully do not succeed in doing. If you are one of those that are able to establish a foothold and turn a profit the last thing you want to do is start giving the government a piece of the pie, small or large. [More]

UK Self Storage Company is Looking Good

by Holly Robinson March 26, 2012 2:07 PM
The ultimate goal of every business venture—be it a self storage one or otherwise—is to make money. Second to that, the business will probably be looking for something that would indicate the likelihood of making money in what they hope would be the near future—growth. [More]

Big Changes Ahead for Self Storage Industry in the UK

by John Stevens March 22, 2012 9:07 PM
The self storage industry is poised for growth in the UK. Businesses have really latched on to the idea of using self storage units to full fill their storage needs, and thousands of private individuals enjoy having the extra space at home that having a self storage unit allows them to have. Starting in October, that storage space will likely cost them a little bit more. [More]