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Simon Chaplin
Head of Pubs & Restaurants - London
Restaurants | 12/07/2018 16:21:17

Opportunity knocks for the growing independent

This article was originally published in Casual Dining Magazine in July 2018.

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Dental Practices 12 June 2018

Business bites - Private dental practices in vogue as buyers seek out quality

Something is stirring in the private dental market as a part of the sector which for many buyers was considered off limits has suddenly become ‘in vogue.’ Why is this and what does it mean to anybody thinking about buying or selling a private practice in the current market? ...

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By:
Simon Hughes
Managing Director - Medical
Leisure 11 June 2018

The rise of the multi-faceted leisure destination

The leisure industry has seen an uptick in demand over the past couple of years, and at Christie & Co we have seen increased activity in a variety of businesses within the sector, particularly sporting venues which can double up as live music/performance venues in the busy “fe...

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By:
Jon Patrick
Head of Leisure & Development
Pubs 31 May 2018

The UK pubs sector – prime for investment

The past 30 years has been a volatile period for the UK licensed sector. Since the introduction of the Beer Orders in 1989, the market has experienced several economic and legislative shocks that have led to business owners calling time. The phrase “perfect storm” has been use...

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By:
Ramzi Qattan
Director
Pharmacies 30 May 2018

Christie & Co hosts inaugural ‘Prescription for success’ event for first time pharmacy buyers

The inaugural event reviewed the current pharmacy market from a buyer’s perspective, providing insight into the sales process of a pharmacy and familiarising new applicants with market sentiment. At Christie & Co, we have over 6,200 registered applicants, 81% of which are f...

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Jassi Sunner
Senior Business Agent - Medical
Dental Practices 30 May 2018

Business bites – brokering the right deal

When looking to sell your practice, it’s important to have a broker that understands your needs and aims, Simon Hughes says, The importance of instructing a professional broker Every dental business is unique, and so when looking to sell, it is important to have a broker...

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By:
Simon Hughes
Managing Director - Medical
Childcare & Education 25 May 2018

What impact is the 30 hours free childcare policy having on nursery operators?

Before the 30 hours policy came into effect, a survey by the NDNA found that a fifth of nurseries were unlikely to provide 30 hour places as they felt the government money provided to cover the 30-hour free childcare would not be sufficient. In the same survey, it was reported...

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By:
Tim Bloomer
Business Agent - Childcare & Education
Retail 10 May 2018

An update on the garden centre market in the UK

Sales and consumer spending in the UK has been somewhat of a rollercoaster in the past few months. While figures from Barclaycard showed that consumer spending increased 3.8% last month, four in ten Brits still report that they have less money to spend than this time last year...

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By:
Steve Rodell
Managing Director - Retail
Hotels 04 May 2018

Why Yorkshire is the UK’s growing tourism hotspot

This week the region is hosting, for the fourth year, the world class cycling race, the Tour De Yorkshire, the British offshoot of the famous Tour De France, on the 3rd-6th May. The campaign to bring The Grand Depart to Yorkshire in 2014 was spearheaded by Sir Gary Verity, who...

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By:
David Cash
Senior Business Agent - Licensed
Retail 30 April 2018

The impact of electric vehicle charging points on petrol filling stations

While sales of electric vehicles are rising at 35% each year, this only represents 4.5% of all new car registrations. A lack of public rapid charging infrastructure is among the major barriers inhibiting the use of EVs.  As government initiatives towards research and develo...

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By:
Nick Bywater
Associate Director
Hotels 27 April 2018

Hotels and tourism in the South West provide consistently successful business opportunities

These awards are twinned with the South West Tourism Excellence Awards, hosted in February, meaning that many of the winners from Visit England also grabbed trophies at those awards and the regional awards, which are held in Dorset, Cornwall, Bristol, Bath & Somerset and Devon...

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By:
Rob Kinsman
Regional Director