Author Archives: charterfields

May 2018

The Value of Intellectual Property

valuation of IP

For modern companies, the main assets tend to be intellectual property or intangible things like brands and ideas. Even where they do have physical assets such as property or vehicles, it is likely that they will have financing arrangement secured upon them and, in the event they become insolvent, often the intellectual property is the only unencumbered asset left.  

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May 2018

10 things insolvency practitioners can expect from a valuer

Charterfields - Valuation agents

“For insolvency practitioners (IP’s) seeking to dispose of a business or its assets, choosing the right agent can make all the difference in achieving the best returns for creditors”, says Ian Maycock of Charterfields. However some IPs are uncertain about what exactly they can expect of a valuations and asset disposal specialist and what makes […]

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Apr 2018

6 Reasons Why insolvency Practitioners Should Use A Qualified Valuer

qualified insurance valuers

In most insolvencies, there are business assets to be valued – the question is, who do you instruct? Unfortunately, all too often, insolvency practitioners use unqualified valuers – even though they would never dream of using an unqualified lawyer or accountant. Why it’s important to use a registered and qualified valuer? Here are six good […]

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Apr 2018

Asset Management – How Charterfields Can Help

asset management

As a company grows, the assets it holds naturally increase.  Those assets might be tangible like property or machinery or intangible like intellectual property or customer relationships.  Looking after a company’s assets are important because it’s through those assets that a business generates revenue, thereby increasing a business’ value.  That’s where employing the services of an Asset Management expert, like Charterfields, is important.  Charterfields can help maximise the full value of a company’s assets.

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Apr 2018

80% of New Clients Found To Be Under-Insured

under insured business

Is your business under insured? We have been crunching the numbers, which make interesting reading. An analysis of our cases illustrates that underinsurance is still prevalent, with 80% of our new clients being under-insured based on a comparison of their declared values with our assessments. One client under-insured by a staggering  £1.65 billion!  Why accurate assessments […]

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Mar 2018

Valuation Specialists Save Manchester Bars

Blue Pig in Manchester saved by Charterfields deal

Three popular Manchester bars which went into liquidation in January are set to reopen, thanks to an innovative deal brokered by valuations specialists Charterfields. Odd bar and The Blue Pig, two of the best-known bars in the Northern Quarter, along with Oddest bar in Chorlton, all closed suddenly in early January. Duff & Phelps were […]

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Mar 2018

Former Warehouse Set To Be Martial Arts Academy

Excel Martial Arts - Liam and Sharnie

A Sheffield warehouse and office building which was left empty following the failure of a painting and decorating wholesaler’s is set for a new lease of life as a martial arts and dance academy thanks to the Charterfields Asset Disposal team.

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Feb 2018

RICS Valuation Registration is Mark of Confidence

Charterfields has successfully completed the Royal Society of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) RICS Valuer Registration Scheme audit to retain its Valuation Registration. Carried out every three years, the RICS audit recognises that Charterfields’ work meets all of the standards set by the professional body. What is RICS Valuer Registration? RICS Valuer Registration means that banks and […]

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Jan 2018

New Buxton Office Follows Year of Expansion

New Buxton Office Follows Year of Expansion – Charterfields Valuers and auctioneers Charterfields are strengthening their presence in Derbyshire with the launch of a new office in Buxton. The move follows its success in increasing turnover by 15% during 2017 to break through the £2m barrier, as a result of strong international demand for its […]

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Nov 2017

Charterfields Hire Top Valuation Expert

Chris Sugden

Chris Sugden joins Charterfields to expand our client team on insurance assessments, bringing a strong background in business assets. As well as plant and machinery valuation, Chris is a chartered member of the Textile Institute.

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Aug 2017

Charterfields Provide Expertise For Business Recovery

building valuation

We have recently been involved in the recovery of a business in Bolton, UK. This project was typical of the valuation work we get involved in but in this case, it was especially satisfying to play our part in saving all 38 jobs that were at risk in the business. 

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Apr 2016

The Value of Knowledge: Some Thought Provoking Advice

It has never been more important to ensure you are receiving the appropriate professional advice.  Charterfields is a firm regulated by the RICS and, therefore, best placed to provide such advice.  Not only does this cover an Insolvency Practitioner in respect of SIP 16 but, just as importantly, any funds held by an RICS regulated […]

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Apr 2016

Charterfields Expands Presence in the Global Energy Sector

Charterfields Expands Presence in the Global Energy Sector Charterfields activity in the energy sector for the global insurance market continues to expand.  Having recently performed insurance assessments of oil terminals, processing and supply facilities in Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania and Turkey, the team has been appointed to cover assignments in Sweden, Denmark and Germany, scheduled to […]

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