28 June 2018
It is no secret that the NHS and care sector has been under pressure for some time now and has been under some scrutiny in the media, but it is not immediately to obvious to the public, those who currently or may in in the future have to rely on social care services, what the ...
18 June 2018
In our 2017 Adult Social Care report, Christie & Co highlighted that funding and staffing were the most critical issues for policy makers, with concerns compounded by uncertainty around immigration policies after the Brexit vote. However, these new plans to remove the cap for ...
15 June 2018
It’s taken some knocks over the years, none more so than in recent decades with government intervention and legislation, but the pub is once again proving to be as resilient as ever, taking back its place as the number one hospitality venue.
Today we are seeing the pub rise...
15 June 2018
From the in-depth conversations had at the event, three key themes emerged which operators highlighted as the most prominent to watch: developments in technology, consumer demands and trends, and the different routes for funding.
The newest and most rapidly adopted technolo...
Childcare & Education
14 June 2018
The scheme to provide 1140 hours of funded childcare to all three and four year olds and some two year olds in Scotland by 2020 is just two years away, and despite the Scottish Government’s pledge of an extra £150 million a year to fund the scheme, private sector operator conf...
12 June 2018
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?
11 June 2018
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...