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Childcare & Education | 17/07/2020 13:10:18

Christie & Co react to announcement of £11.2m funding for Scottish nurseries

On 15 July, the Scottish government announced that they will dedicate £11.2million of funding to Scottish nurseries in order to help them reopen after warnings that many will run at a financial loss for months to come.

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Childcare & Education 17 July 2020

Christie & Co react to announcement of £11.2m funding for Scottish nurseries

The money will assist with the cost of increased cleaning, the creation of more outdoor space, and changes to allow for physical distancing of adults.   Martin Daw, Senior Director (Scotland) at Christie & Co, comments:   “The last few months have been extremely challe...

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Dental Practices 14 July 2020

Dental update from NHSE and the Office of the CDO

The letter in question covered key topics, namely; abatement reconciliation and affirmed the definition of patient care activity. More information on this can be found here . Paul Graham, Head of Dental, Christie & Co, comments: "It’s encouraging to have clarification ...

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Leisure 10 July 2020

Covid-19: Reopening of Leisure Businesses in England

Jon Patrick, Head of Leisure & Development, Christie & Co, comments: “The announcement of these new initiatives is great news for the health and fitness and wellness industries, but they are arguably a little overdue in comparison to the hospitality sector, especially g...

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Hotels 10 July 2020

Summer Economic Statement 2020: Impact on the Hotels Sector

The key initiatives announced by Mr Sunak demonstrate a willingness from the government to further support the hospitality industry as we approach month five of lockdown, and the effect on the industry becomes even more destructive.   The new support package includes a "ki...

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Pubs 09 July 2020

Summer Economic Statement 2020: Impact on the Hospitality Sector

The key initiatives announced by Mr Sunak demonstrate a willingness from the government to further support the hospitality industry as we approach month five of lockdown, and the effect on the industry becomes even more destructive.   The new support package includes a "ki...

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Pubs 26 June 2020

Covid-19: Reopening Pubs and Restaurants

The guidelines also make provision for operators to keep a temporary record of their customers for 21 days to assist with NHS ‘Test and Trace’ .  It also discourages customers ordering from bars and encourages table service where possible.  The announcement that pubs and r...

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12 June 2020

What does Covid-19 mean for the childcare market?

On 3 June 2020, a stellar panel comprising four childcare and education experts from Christie & Co ( Courteney Donaldson , MD of Childcare & Education; Nick Brown , Director and Head of Childcare Brokerage; Michael Hodges , MD of Healthcare Consultancy; Jeremy Cashmore , He...

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Pharmacies 01 June 2020

COVID-19: Impact on the pharmacy sector

Over the last few weeks, we have spoken to many pharmacy operators who, while not only facing a surge in both retail and dispensing activity, have also had to implement social distancing measures and source PPE equipment and measures to protect their staff. However, many have...

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By:
Tony Evans
Head of Pharmacy
Childcare & Education 29 May 2020

Christie & Co sponsor Kathy Brodie’s Early Years Summit for 6th consecutive year

Christie & Co is delighted to sponsor Kathy Brodie’s Early Years Summit for the 6th consecutive year. The free online CPD, suitable for professionals, parents and carers, runs from Monday 1 – Sunday 7 June, and features a number of industry expert speakers, discussing topics a...

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By:
Vicky Marsland
Senior Agent - Childcare
Retail 29 May 2020

Convenience Retail, Petrol Stations & Garden Centre Outlook | Christie & Co

What does the market look like for convenience retail, petrol stations and garden centres right now? Since the UK was told to “Stay at Home” the convenience retail sector has and continues to be at the forefront of the nation’s minds with operators doing everything possi...

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By:
Steve Rodell
Managing Director - Retail