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Posted by
Nick Brown
Director
Childcare & Education | 21/01/2019 14:00:58

Business Outlook 2019: North West regional focus

Manchester is on a growth spurt with a construction and infrastructure boom, covering a range of residential and commercial developments which offer huge growth potential for bricks and mortar businesses in the city and surrounding areas.

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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
Retail 02 November 2018

What the Autumn Budget means for the Retail sector

Disposable incomes will be boosted by the decision to raise the Personal Allowance to £12,500 and the Higher Rate Threshold to £50,000 from April 2019. This should increase the overall amount customers have to spend in the convenience sector. Phillip Hammond’s reiteration o...

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By:
Steve Rodell
Managing Director - Retail
Pubs 30 October 2018

Too Little, Too Late?

The Chancellor, Phillip Hammond, delivered the Autumn Budget yesterday, and it was clear that the efforts of vocal campaigners and industry bodies such as UKHospitality have been heard, with several measures being announced that should help boost struggling high streets across...

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By:
Ramzi Qattan
Director
Hotels 26 October 2018

Looking ahead in hospitality: reflecting on the Annual Hotel Conference 2018

Christie & Co had a strong presence at the conference, as usual, with representation from our hotel brokerage, valuation, consultancy and finance teams, keen to hear the latest in the industry and enjoy the vast networking opportunities with attendees across the sector.   W...

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Childcare & Education 12 October 2018

Christie & Co hosts seminar for first time buyers in the day nursery sector

We hosted our first time buyers seminar at our London office on Wednesday 26th September, which featured my ‘top tips’ presentation, specifically created for those looking to purchase their first setting, and was complemented by talks from our esteemed panel of guest speakers:...

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Pharmacies 11 October 2018

Back to Business: Takeaways from the Pharmacy Show 2018

Christie & Co was at the centre of the trade floor for two busy days, discussing all things pharmacy with both existing operators and those hoping to acquire their first business. Our annual Curry Club dinner achieved its highest ever turnout with 72 guests sitting down to sha...

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By:
Oliver Brown
Associate Director
Restaurants 20 September 2018

Christie & Co sponsors Women’s Entrepreneur Conference

The line-up of speakers refreshingly comprised of all females and included a number of leaders who I had heard much about previously, such as Nisha Katona, Founder of Mowgli and Thomasina Myers at Wahaca, as well as operators starting off on their entrepreneurial journey, such...

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By:
Helena Gleeson
Associate Director
Childcare & Education 19 September 2018

Is selling a charity as daunting as it seems?

We find that there is a common misconception that a potential sales process can either be particularly difficult or indeed not even possible. However, that is not the case. In reality, businesses with a charitable status can very much be sold if that is deemed to be the best r...

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By:
Daniel Cohen
Business Agent - Childcare & Education
Dental Practices 22 August 2018

What does Brexit mean for the UK Pharmacy market?

As with so many wider discussions on Brexit, at present there are no clear answers – until we know whether we have a hard, soft, or even ‘no deal’ Brexit and have actually exited Europe, we can only speculate as to what the impact will be. There is a lot of conjecture aroun...

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By:
Christopher Vowles
Head of Valuation - Medical
Childcare & Education 22 August 2018

First time buyers: finding success in your search

As with entering any industry or business for the first time, it is vital to have an initial discussion with a specialist sector expert who can answer questions you might have before you begin the process. Buying a business is a more complex process than buying a house, but...

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By:
Lucy Mclean
Business Agent - Childcare & Education