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International Women’s Day 2020

Here’s a throwback to when Leanne met her mentor Kim Kiyosaki back in 2009, and a more recent encounter in 2020 discussing women in business. Over the past 11 years, with many more un-filmed meetings, Kim has grown from being Leanne’s mentor to friend, and their bond is a classic example of the strong relationships […]

Business Insights: Why businesses don’t sell!

UK entrepreneur, Graeme Carling discusses why businesses don’t sell. It is reported that over 90% of the businesses listed for sale will not ever sell and will eventually end up being closed down. Serial entrepreneur and Managing Director of United Capital, an investment organisation that is consolidating the fragmented UK building services and facilities management […]

Coventry University students get investment masterclass from Graeme Carling

United Capital Managing Director, Graeme Carling accepted an invitation from Coventry University’s Investment Society to deliver an investment masterclass on Monday evening. Speaking to students via video conference, experienced investor Graeme Carling told his story and offered his top tips for successful investing. The talk, a latest in a series of such delivered by Graeme […]

Top Scottish Entrepreneur, Shaf Rasul invites Graeme Carling to Edinburgh Property Event

United Capital Managing Director, Graeme Carling was invited to tell his story at a prestigious Property Know-How event organised by one of Scotland’s leading entrepreneurs, Shaf Rasul. Graeme, joined by Allied Surveyors Scotland’s Director of Commercial, Iain Mercer, discussed his journey and “laser-focused mindset” with the packed conference held at Edinburgh’s Sheraton Grand Hotel. The […]

Me, my scared self and I: The lessons I learned from my fear of heights

Why would someone with a serious fear of heights attempt two of the world’s scariest challenges? For entrepreneur Graeme Carling, tackling both wasn’t so much a test of his mettle as a chance for some serious navel-gazing. I’ve been afraid of heights since I was eight years old. I can’t pinpoint why or how it […]

Why ‘rent’ shouldn’t be a four-letter word

A recent report claiming millennials are facing a lifetime of renting should have been welcome news for property developer and private landlord Graeme Carling. But he has concerns. Being a business investor, property developer and private landlord, I should have welcomed the recent report that millennials will rent property all their lives. According to the […]

Scotland’s largest independent private landlord speaks out on ‘cradle-to-grave’ renting

Scotland’s largest independent residential landlord has spoken out on one of the property sector’s hottest topics – so-called ‘cradle-to-grave’ renting. In an article in today’s Herald newspaper, Graeme Carling, co-founder of Carling Property Group, slams the negative way in which renting is perceived by members of the public and the media. “In everything from casual […]