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Jon Patrick
Head of Leisure & Development
Leisure | 18/06/2019 14:54:09

Activity and opportunity in the mini and adventure golf market

The leisure market covers a wide remit of business types and concepts, ranging from conventional sites such as spas, gyms and holiday parks, to of-the-moment original models driven by consumer demand trends.

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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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By:
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
Childcare & Education 04 April 2019

Where has the narrowing of the gender pay gap STEMmed from?

From 2017, any organisation employing more than 250 members of staff are required to publish reports on their gender pay gap, meaning that businesses must be more transparent and aware of offering equal opportunities. There are many opinions as to the origin of the gender pay ...

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Dental Practices 29 March 2019

Buyers go for growth

One of the most notable changes in the dental market over the last 18 months or so has been the shift in demand towards private dental practices. This is great news for anybody wishing to sell, although it’s essential to approach the valuation and sale process properly to ensu...

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By:
Simon Hughes
Managing Director - Medical
Dental Practices 26 March 2019

Business bites – regional overview

With location becoming more and more important in the dental market, in this month’s ‘Business Bites,’ our national team of specialists looks at how the market varies from region to region across the UK and what we expect during 2019.  What effect is the current shortage of...

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By:
Simon Hughes
Managing Director - Medical