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Michael Hodges
Managing Director - Care Consultancy
Childcare & Education | 22/05/2020 12:06:09

Lease Advisory for the Children’s Day Nursery Sector

Christie & Co has a long-established pedigree of representing day nursery owners and operators in lease advisory related work. Over the last 14 years I have acted continuously for one of the UK’s leading day nursery operators in a wide variety of lease advisory assignments, from rent review advice to lease re-gears, renewals, and wider lease restructures. My work for other nursery sector clients on lease advisory matters extends over a wider 23-year period.

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Childcare & Education 22 May 2020

Lease Advisory for the Children’s Day Nursery Sector

Nurseries and childcare in a post-pandemic world As a business, we have a comprehensive understanding of the day nursery sector, the challenges operators are experiencing during the current difficult time and the dilemmas which will be faced as the lockdown eases and setti...

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By:
Michael Hodges
Managing Director - Care Consultancy
Childcare & Education 06 May 2020

COVID-19: Procedures - Guidance for Early Years Settings

While awaiting further announcements from Government in relation to their return to work plan and associated timetable for the reopening of UK nurseries, at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic a wide range of Early Years organisations came together in an unprecedented way to su...

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By:
Courteney Donaldson
Managing Director - Childcare & Education
Childcare & Education 22 April 2020

Covid-19: Impact on the UK Child Centric Sectors

Author: Courteney Donaldson, Managing Director - Childcare and Education  On 18 March 2020, the UK government announced that all early years settings and schools (excluding those caring for children of key workers and vulnerable children) were to close on 20 March until ...

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By:
Courteney Donaldson
Managing Director - Childcare & Education
Care 20 April 2020

Covid-19: Impact on Property Valuations

The Coronavirus has undoubtably changed the lives of every person in the United Kingdom and the challenges caused by the pandemic to the property sector, specifically valuation services, may impact on the market for some time to come. Valuation is the practice of estimating...

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By:
Jeremy Cashmore
Head of Valuation - Care and Education
Care 08 April 2020

Fairy lights and sparkle show support for care workers in charity appeal

The ‘Sparkle for Social Care’ movement founded by The Care Workers Charity (CWC) is using anything that sparkles, be it tinsel, a homemade glitter and sparkle poster or fairy lights, to show those who care for society’s most vulnerable that they are valued. Supporters wi...

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By:
Martin Gould
Head of Brokerage - Care
Retail 26 March 2020

Covid-19: Impact on the Convenience Retail and Petrol Station sectors

On the face of it, convenience stores, and petrol stations are more than ever, becoming the glue that is holding communities together. However, there are still challenges to overcome: Staffing - Staff safety is paramount to retailers whose staff often come into close cont...

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By:
Steve Rodell
Managing Director - Retail
Dental Practices 24 March 2020

Covid-19: Impact on the Dental Sector

Update as of 26/03/2020 Earlier this week (w/c 23 March 2020), we saw a set of stringent regulations implemented by the UK government in a bid to eliminate further spread of the coronavirus where possible. On 25 March, NHS England issued a statement to dental secto...

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By:
Paul Graham
Head of Dental
Hotels 23 March 2020

Covid-19: Guidance for hotels

Update as of 30/03/2020 Hotels, hostels, B&Bs, holiday rentals, campsites and boarding houses for commercial use have now been included in the government-advised list of businesses which are required to close. There are however exceptions to this.   Please refer to the...

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By:
Carine Bonnejean
Managing Director – Hotels
Childcare & Education 20 March 2020

Government provides further COVID-19 guidance to childcare providers

The guidelines are available here: For schools colleges and local authorities on maintaining educational provision for key workers and vulnerable children For parents and carers; the closure of education settings information In summary: Schools (including ind...

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By:
Courteney Donaldson
Managing Director - Childcare & Education
Pubs 20 March 2020

Covid-19: Impact on the Pubs & Restaurants Sector

Update as of 23/03/2020 On Friday 20th March 2020, Boris Johnson took an extraordinary step in the fight against COVID-19, ordering the closure of cafes, bars, pubs and restaurants across the UK, with cinemas, nightclubs leisure centres and gyms to follow. Takeaway venu...

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By:
Stephen Owens
Managing Director – Pubs & Restaurants