Why not give your guests something extra

Yosemite play area by Sovereign, a non-linear adventure experience. The bridge takes users from the lower elements up to a 1500mm platform with a slide

Why not give your guests something extra with a specially designed play area perfect for all ages and abilities. As a member of The British Holiday and Home Parks Association, we understand how important it is to stand out in such a competitive staycation and leisuremarket, and a Sovereign play area will do just that! Together with construction companies […]

Winterise your Outdoors

woodberry outdoor furniture

  If you are planning to maximise your business into autumn, winter, and early spring here’s some top tips on optimising your outdoors for guests. Clean and well-maintained outdoor furniture. If your furniture is broken or covered in algae, customers will judge the standards of the park on this. Look for quality wooden furniture to […]

Addressing the Loan Charge with a Judicial Review

Judicial Review with Nathan Talbot

Introduced in the Finance Act 2016, the Loan Charge is a tax charge on any outstanding loans deriving from the use of disguised remuneration (DR) schemes.  DR schemes usually involved the remuneration of individuals (directors/shareholders or their family members) through third party loans or payments, which were then unlikely to be repaid.   Designed as […]

Victory Leisure Homes Chief Executive stands down after 11 years at the helm

Peter Nevitt Victory Leisure Homes

Caravan industry stalwart Peter Nevitt has stepped down as Chief Executive of Victory Leisure Homes after 11 years at the helm. Peter, who’s career in the industry spans 45 years, has led the company since its launch in 2009. His role will be taken over by James Doyle, main board director at Victory’s parent company, […]

Survey show campers expectations for summer ahead, but lack of government advice worries site owners

campers expectations

With the camping industry lacking clear guidelines on how to open safely for the summer, a survey of 7,000 people has shined a light on campers expectations for the months ahead. Conducted by camping and glamping specialist Campsites.co.uk (https://www.campsites.co.uk/resources/coronavirus-survey-results), the study finds that 91% of people say they think tourism should be opened up by the […]

Michael Paul Holidays acquires Caravan Sitefinder

caravan park staycation

Online booking channel Michael Paul Holidays has acquired Caravan Sitefinder  from Tribalogic. The deal, which closed last week for an undisclosed sum, has served to create the UK’s largest independent database of caravan and holiday park operators, as well as creating what is soon to be the single biggest booking channel in the UK for these […]

NCC Benevolent Fund launches helpline for mental health and wellbeing

NCC Benevolent Fund helpline for mental health

NCC Benevolent Fund launches ground-breaking helpline for mental health and wellbeing  The NCC Benevolent Fund, the caravan industry’s dedicated charity, is pleased to announce the launch of its new counselling and information service in partnership with Care first.  The service is centred around a helpline which is available, 24 hours a day, 365 days a […]

Time flies as Richard clocks up 20 years’ service with Salop Leisure

Richard Morris at Salop Leisure

Service foreman Richard Morris has clocked up 20 years’ service to award-winning caravan and motorhome company Salop Leisure in Shrewsbury.   He says he can’t believe how fast the 20 years have flown by and is looking forward to continuing to work for the Emstrey-based leisure business.   “ Salop Leisure is a good employer […]

Lakeview Manor lodge park and hotel sold

Lakeview Manor

A Devon lodge park and hotel, Lakeview Manor, has been acquired by private equity-backed holiday operator Lakeshore Leisure Group Ltd in a deal brokered by Colliers International. 
 Lakeview Manor, in the Blackdown Hills Area of Natural Beauty, near Honiton, had been on the market for £1.8 million. The purchase price has not been disclosed.