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Posted by
Rob Kinsman
Regional Director
None | 17/01/2019 14:57:21

Business Outlook 2019: South West & Wales regional focus

Christie & Co has launched its annual Business Outlook 2019 report, which reflects on the previous year and forecasts what the year ahead may bring for its sectors. In terms of the South West & Wales, how have the care, hospitality and retail sectors performed over the past year and what opportunities does the region present looking ahead into 2019?

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17 January 2019

Business Outlook 2019: South West & Wales regional focus

In 2018, interest in purchasing businesses remained strong across the South West & Wales with increased demand from both domestic and overseas investors seeking opportunities to create upside and add value across our care, hospitality and retail sectors. Care In the care...

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By:
Rob Kinsman
Regional Director
Dental Practices 14 December 2018

Business bites – five years of rapid change in the dental sector

The dental sector has seen huge changes since Christie & Co launched into the practice sales market in 2013. How has dentistry evolved over the last five years and what does this mean for both buyers and sellers of dental practices in the future? For most principals conside...

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By:
Simon Hughes
Managing Director - Medical
Childcare & Education 11 December 2018

Local economy boost and more opportunities following removal of the Severn Bridge tolls

Crossing tolls were implemented on the Severn Bridge until the debt from the building costs were cleared and costs for its upkeep offset, which have now been fulfilled and the tolls are now set to be removed on 17th December 2018.  By providing a quicker and more direct cro...

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By:
Carolyn Quinn
Business Agent - Childcare & Education
Childcare & Education 03 December 2018

International pupils in British independent schools – A global outlook

The Independent Schools Council represents several associations which account for around half of all independent schools in the UK. According to their 2018 annual census, there are currently 28,513 non-British pupils whose parents live overseas attending UK independent schools...

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By:
Jennifer Gill
Senior Surveyor
Dental Practices 28 November 2018

Christie & Co launches first annual ‘Dental Industry’ report with panel discussion

Aimed at owners, investors and anybody with a stake in the industry, the launch was supported by an event held at the Shard in central London and was attended by over 150 guests. The panel included key figures from across the industry; Raj Rattan, Julian Perry, Eddie Crouch an...

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By:
Simon Hughes
Managing Director - Medical
Dental Practices 20 November 2018

Christie & Co attends inaugural European Dental Forum

It was fascinating to meet and chat with 12 different nationalities in less than 48 hours and to learn about the way the sector works across Europe. What is clear is that there are significant differences in the way markets function with varying levels of regulation.  Germa...

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By:
Simon Hughes
Managing Director - Medical
Childcare & Education 13 November 2018

Cross party support for private partner childcare providers in Scotland

The SNP’s pledge to provide 1,140 hours of funded childcare to all three and four year olds and some two year olds in Scotland by 2020 has caused many sleepless nights for private nursery operators across Scotland. The reasons for this are increasing wage costs, challenges rec...

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By:
Emma Govan
Business Agent - Healthcare
Childcare & Education 07 November 2018

Foster care and children's home provision needs support to meet children's services demands

Over the past decade, local authority funding has fallen considerably whilst demand has increased, alongside which the needs of children referred to care are becomingly increasingly complex. This has led to council leaders warning that they will overspend their budgets to meet...

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By:
Courteney Donaldson
Managing Director - Childcare & Education
Care 07 November 2018

Funding continues to challenge the care sector

With rates of between £11 - £13 in some areas, this isn’t surprising, what’s more worrying is who will pick up the hours should this happen. Whilst Allied Healthcare can’t sustain these figures, most companies will want much higher rates and this may result in higher use of ag...

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By:
Michael Hodges
Managing Director - Care Consultancy
Childcare & Education 05 November 2018

Independent schools and their valuable contribution to society

Private education has never been so accessible, as according to the ISC’s (Independent Schools Council) most recent census, a third of the 1300-member schools who partook in the survey had raised money to subsidise the fees of lower income families. The total value of these co...

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By:
Daniel Cohen
Business Agent - Childcare & Education