Mieka Smiles

Mieka Smiles

Mieka Smiles is a reporter specialising in family features and fashion. She has been with us since 2007.

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Lettings: Ideal home for city workers

THIS well-presented apartment could be ideal for city workers.

Time to enjoy park life

IF YOU love all things equestrian then this property development could be for you.

Are you optimising your people?

TODAY’S markets are increasingly competitive and in the current climate it is even more important to stand out from the crowd.

Helping resolve staff disputes

PARADIGM Campbell Associates (PCA) is one of the few professional workplace staff mediators in the North East.

Part-time choice for full-timers

THE Newcastle Business School MBA is an extremely popular generalist career development programme for those individuals with postgraduate and or relevant work experience on which the management learning process can build.

SPECULATIVE landlords could be deterred from entering the marketplace. Landlord Assist, a tenant eviction and rent collection firm, believes the 10% rise in Capital Gains Tax (CGT) announced at the Emergency Budget will help to deter speculative landlords from entering the market in the future.

Over the past few years, the buy-to-let market has witnessed a rush in so-called speculative landlords – investors who capitalised on the opportunity to purchase cheap property, with a view to renting in the short-term, but whose main motivation for entering the sector was their anticipation of future capital gains.

Tastefully-decorated flat

THIS one-bedroom flat is situated in a sought-after area.

Family team’s building success

A FAMILY-RUN house- building team are nearing completion of a new development.

Luxurious touches add to appeal

THOSE with a passion for interior design are sure to be impressed by a new showhome.

REFURBISHED to a high standard by the current owners, this deceptive home is within a sought-after area.

The property has an entrance porch, hall, lounge with bay window and feature fireplace, dining room with bay window and feature fireplace, kitchen, two double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and a shower room with white suite and shower cubicle.

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