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Pubs11/23/2017

How will the Autumn Budget affect the pubs sector?

The average UK pub will need to serve a further 7 pints a day to offset the impact of the budget.

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Hotels11/20/2017

The 11th China Tourism Forum: Innovations in Hospitality and Tourism Practices sponsored by Christie & Co

​Christie & Co was pleased to sponsor the 11th China Tourism Forum: Innovations in Hospitality and Tourism Practices from the 14th to 16th of November at Shangri-La Hangzhou in Hangzhou, China.

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Dental Practices11/13/2017

A new breed of purchaser in the dental market?

​This article was first published on Dentistry.co.uk on the 10th of November.

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11/10/2017

Why are international investors interested in Birmingham?

​In October 2017, Christie & Co sold the 156 bedroom Holiday Inn Birmingham – Walsall M6, Jct.10 on behalf of Canada Life Ltd to CL Capital, an Asian based investment fund. Over the last couple of years there has been significant interest in the Birmingham market from international investors and this article looks at why Birmingham is so attractive?

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11/3/2017

What do interest rate rises mean for our sectors?

​Yesterday's announcement by The Bank of England raising interest rates will undoubtedly attract comment. In reality Christie & Co believes that it will be seen as positive by participants across our sectors.

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Childcare & Education10/31/2017

An update on the Scottish day nursery market

For the Scottish childcare market, business rates have been the hot topic for 2017 as the majority of the market experienced significant increases. Formal rate challenges were the order of the day.

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Retail10/19/2017

What does the potential acquisition of Nisa by the Co-op mean for the wider retail sector?

​With ongoing rapid consolidation in the convenience sector, the Co-operative Group’s recent proposition to acquire Nisa is of little surprise. The real question is whether Nisa’s 1,190 members will approve the deal?

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Childcare & Education10/19/2017

International activity in the childcare market continues to rise

​It is clear to see that the International activity in the childcare market is continuing to gain momentum as we witness more and more activity both from overseas investment into the UK and from home-grown providers looking to make a foothold in foreign markets.

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Childcare & Education10/16/2017

The day nursery market in the Midlands

​The market for day nurseries within the Midlands started off a little slower this year compared with activity levels in 2016. With the triggering of Article 50 looming and many changes such as to business rates and National Living Wage ahead, potential buyers and vendors across all sectors were certainly more hesitant. The shock announcement of the General Election only fuelled this sentiment.

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Childcare & Education8/25/2017

The importance of taking the right advice when selling your business

When it comes to selling your children’s day nursery business, it is by no means a decision that you will have approached lightly, or with ease.

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