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Commercial Finance6/10/2021

Get to know our new recruits! Meet... Glenn Trew, Finance Consultant

We chatted to another one of our new employees here at Christie Finance, Glenn Trew, to understand why he wanted to join the firm, what made him want to become a finance consultant and what advice he would give to anyone looking to buy a business.

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Care Mortgages5/31/2021

First-time buyers acquire South Wales care home with the help of Christie Finance

Established care providers, Mr Shah and Mrs Nicky Seehootoorah, have embarked on the journey of owning their own care home, White Rose Care Centre in South Wales, with the help of funding secured by commercial finance specialist, Christie Finance.

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Commercial Finance5/20/2021

Get to know our new recruits! Meet... Neil Collins, Finance Consultant

We chatted to one of our new employees here at Christie Finance, Neil Collins, to get to know him a bit better, understand what made him want to become a finance consultant and what advice he would give to those looking to buy a business.

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Retail Mortgages4/19/2021

Funding for the convenience retail sector in 2021 : A broker's view

Physical retail has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons over the last few years. Changes in consumer behaviour and an archaic taxation regime distorted the market long before the COVID-19 pandemic arrived. Amongst the doom and gloom of high street woes however, there are positive trends to be found, such as the continued growth of convenience stores.

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Commercial Finance1/26/2021

Business Outlook 2021

Within the Business Outlook 2021 report, we look at the impact of COVID-19 on the UK lending market, the CBILS (Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme), the outlook for the funding market in 2021 and how Christie Finance has adapted and worked throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to continue supporting their clients.

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Commercial Finance10/11/2020

The resilience and adaptability of SMEs in the current climate

2020 has brought about a clear struggle for many small, independent, local businesses who are trying to manoeuvre their way through the ‘new normal’. The introduction of financial aids from the Government to help those hard hit businesses - with schemes such as the CBILS (Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme), the BBLS (Bounce Back Loan Scheme) and the Future Fund for UK based start-ups and scale-ups - has been a huge helping hand for a multitude of businesses.

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Commercial Finance9/29/2020

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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