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9/29/2020

An overview of the UK Funding Market - September 2020

The global pandemic has caused nationwide changes to the way in which we operate and has shifted our daily routines; introducing remote working, numerous video calls to replace physical meetings and less travelling which has seen us all learn to adapt in different ways. However, the question remains, how long will this last and what will be the long-term impact?

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Pub Mortgages3/5/2020

Pubs once again benefiting from a fair wind

Despite what you may have heard in the news, good quality pubs are thriving. With the UK economy buoyed by near full employment and a new-found love of craft drinks, the sector is once again benefitting from a fair wind. Further support was announced at the end of January with the Government reducing business rates from April 2020 for pubs with a rateable value of below £100,000. This relief is on top of an extended retail discount, which smaller pubs are also eligible for.

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Care Mortgages1/30/2020

Could development finance be the solution?

The care sector in the UK is currently undergoing wide-ranging and well publicised changes.

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Care Mortgages10/30/2019

Care Show 2019 panel provides open and honest insight into the funding market

The Care Show has changed its format more times than I can remember in recent years, but the event held in mid-October seemed like a return to form. A collaboration with the United Kingdom Home Care Association (UKHCA) broadened the appeal and resulted in a good mix of operators from different backgrounds. There were a couple of key takeaways for me…

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Hotel Mortgages10/15/2019

Hotel sector remains buoyant as a result of overseas demand

The pub sector has been grabbing headlines in recent weeks with a number of high-profile mergers and acquisitions; is it only a matter of time before we see similar announcements in the hotel sector?

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9/26/2019

Can refinancing benefit you and your business?

Refinancing is an ever-popular way of releasing cash from your business. Over the last five years the amount of refinancing deals we have carried out has increased by 57%, so we looked at the options available to operators, and what’s best for you.

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8/28/2019

Long established Greater Manchester dental practice sold

Allan Dental Practice, an established practice in the Greater Manchester town of Ashton-under-Lyne, has been sold through specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, to a first-time buyer with funding secured through dental finance broker, Christie Finance.

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Childcare Mortgages8/21/2019

Changes to children’s day nursery sector affecting bank funding

Changes we’re seeing to the underlying structure of the children’s day nursery sector are affecting the availability of bank funding.

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7/15/2019

Manchester city centre dental practice sold to new owner for the first time in nearly 30 years

Specialist commercial finance broker, Christie Finance has helped an experienced independent operator purchase 207 Dental Care in Manchester by securing funding.

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Care Mortgages7/9/2019

Challenges faced by first time buyers in the care sector

Residential and nursing care are areas that continue to attract significant interest from first time buyers. With life expectancy having risen significantly over the last 30 years, coupled with increasing dependency needs amongst the elderly, the demand for residential and nursing care is predicted to continue to grow.

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