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Nick Bywater
Associate Director
Retail | 19/09/2019 11:53:59

A pop-up isn’t just for Christmas. Could pop-ups become a permanent feature?

As many of us may have only recently returned from summer holidays, it may seem a bit early to be thinking about Christmas, but this will now be top of the agenda for most high street retailers.

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Retail 19 September 2019

A pop-up isn’t just for Christmas. Could pop-ups become a permanent feature?

Stock decisions will have been made earlier in the year and the Christmas decorations ordered but, for an increasing number of retailers, now is the time to expand their sales footprint by opening temporary ‘pop-up’ stores. Gift retailers such as Hawkin’s Bazaar (who has ju...

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By:
Nick Bywater
Associate Director
Pharmacies 26 July 2019

The five-year deal brings certainty, change and opportunity

Whilst certainty is a good thing, the fixing of the funding at the current £2.592 billion for each year for the next five years will inevitably result in further pressure on those who don’t work with the changes being implemented in the drive to a more service led contract. As...

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Tony Evans
Head of Pharmacy
Childcare & Education 16 July 2019

What do the findings of the recent Ofsted report mean for the childcare sector?

The Ofsted report presented data up to 31 March 2019, looking at the number of childcare providers currently operating in England, average inspection ratings across the country, and the mix of premises where childcare is being delivered. Currently in England there are 76,60...

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By:
Jassi Sunner
Senior Business Agent - Childcare & Education
Leisure 18 June 2019

Activity and opportunity in the mini and adventure golf market

In recent years, the adventure golf sector has seen a boom and many operators are experiencing strong demand from both consumers and investors. This was exemplified by the announcement that leading indoor mini golf operator, Puttshack had raised £27 million in equity to suppor...

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By:
Jon Patrick
Head of Leisure & Development
Restaurants 18 June 2019

Propel Coffee Conference 2019 highlights innovation in the growing coffee market

Industry leaders shared their expert insights into how they have adapted and prospered within the market and how they are looking to grow in the future. Topics including ethical trade, sustainability and the impact on the environment were major underlying points made by speak...

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By:
James Laskowski
Assistant Broker
21 May 2019

Christie & Co sponsors 29th R3 Annual Conference

R3 is the trade association for the UK’s insolvency, restructuring, advisory and turnaround profession. R3’s ethos of ‘Rescue, Recovery, Renewal’ and the profession which it represents plays a vital part of the UK economy, rescuing businesses and jobs. Christie & Co is prou...

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Stephen Jacobs
Director
Childcare & Education 14 May 2019

Effect of Pension Changes on Independent Schools

With employer contributions rising from 16.4% to 23.6%, budgets are going to come under even greater scrutiny, at a time when challenges faced by the independent sector are multi-faceted. This rising cost creates something of a dilemma for proprietors. The ultimate solution ma...

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By:
Daniel Cohen
Business Agent - Childcare & Education
Hotels 17 April 2019

Dublin: Too hot to handle or not quite boiling?

Ireland recorded a GDP growth at 7.9% in 2017 and 2018 is estimated to see a 6.4% growth. Dublin has become a hub for international companies in various industries, such as IT, financial services and pharmaceuticals. Alongside Amsterdam, Paris and Frankfurt, Dublin is one of t...

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By:
Guillaume Lafond
Consultant
Childcare & Education 10 April 2019

Growing appetite for UK education from Chinese families fuels international investment despite Brexi

Over the last 10 years there has been growing appetite from Chinese families to provide their children with a prestigious UK education. Earlier this year, the Independent Schools Council (ISC) reported that one in every 100 pupils being educated in the UK independent school sy...

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Care 09 April 2019

Women in Healthcare Property Forum roundtable discussion at Christie & Co

Gathering at Christie & Co’s London head office, the group consisted of WIHPF members from across the sector and we were delighted to have Nadra Ahmed OBE, Chairman of the National Care Association as the guest speaker. Having given us an outline of her extensive background...

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By:
Emma Crawford
Director