Jun 2018

Charterfields sells rights to Kleeneze brand

Charterfields has sold the rights to the Kleeneze brand to Ultimate Products.  The Oldham-based company, which owns a range of consumer brands, has acquired the rights to the Kleeneze brand, one of Britain’s oldest catalogue companies which went into administration in April. Ian Maycock of Charterfields’ Manchester office managed the sale of Kleeneze’s intellectual property, […]

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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

Bottles With The X Factor Go Up For Sale

autographed bottles

Autographed Bottles For Auction A unique collection of wine bottles signed by a glittering array of stars from TV and music has gone on sale after being uncovered in the building which housed the world-famous Fountain Studios. Simon Cowell and other X Factor judges, Ant & Dec, Tony Bennett, Pink and Sir Bruce Forsyth are […]

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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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Jul 2017

Charterfields Expand in Manchester

Business valuation service

We are increasing our office space due to a major growth in business. We are taking on additional space as the teams in both our Corporate Valuation and Business Recovery departments grow to meet client demand. New customers have joined us in record numbers in 2016 and 2017, adding to our existing client base, many of whom have worked with us for many years.

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Jun 2017

Charterfields at Airmic 2017

charterfields team

Airmic was looking forward to welcoming its members, partners and the rest of the risk and insurance community to Birmingham as they were expecting the largest Airmic event in history, with registrations on track to reach a record 1700. Charterfields were proud to have our stall at the annual Airmic conference.  The 2017 conference was held […]

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Nov 2016

PRELIMINARY NOTICE OF ONLINE AUCTION OF CONTENTS OF FOUNTAIN STUDIOS

The internationally renowned film and television studios with over 90 years of film and broadcasting history is due to close at the end of 2016. Home of the X Factor.  This will be the last program to be produced at the studios prior to the redevelopment of the site. Over its 90 years’ history, programs […]

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Aug 2016

OMG Jewellery For Your Kitchens – Online Auction

worktop panels

Charterfields, via our Manchester office, have been instructed to hold a dual site, two day, online auction for OMG Jewellery For Your Kitchens Ltd, an importer of marble and granite and a manufacturer and installer of marble and granite worktops and other kitchen finishes and surfaces, based in Hoddesdon and Rotherham. The online auction is […]

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Aug 2016

Paul McCann joins the Board

Paul McCann - Charterfields

Charterfields are happy to announce that Paul McCann, who is part of the Corporate Valuation team, joins the Board of Directors. Paul has worked in the valuation profession for over 35 years during which time he has held senior positions with a number of the UK’s leading firms of Chartered Surveyors. Specialising in the plant […]

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Jul 2016

Gary Harper joins Business Recovery team

Gary Harper FNAVA, Business Recovery

We are pleased to announce the recruitment of Gary Harper, who has recently joined us as part of our Manchester Business Recovery team, headed by director Ian Maycock.  Gary and Ian have over 40 years combined experience and knowledge. Gary comes from an Insolvency Machinery and Business Asset valuation and disposal background, having worked in […]

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Jun 2016

Charterfields Clients Spring Ramble

Grindleford ramble

Charterfields took to the Peak District in force, together with a number of clients, for a beautiful spring 2016 ramble around Grindleford. Charterfields clients from across the business sectors,  joined our staff to be led by experienced and knowledgeable guides from Peak Walking, around some of the finest hills, edges and woodland of the Peak District. Starting […]

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Apr 2016

Charterfields Recruitment – Property Referencer

Property Referencer, UK and International – The Role Our insurance assessment business continues to grow and we have immediate need for a property referencer to join our professional services team. The role, to be based either in London or Sheffield, will involve referencing and producing preliminary costings for a wide range of industrial and commercial property […]

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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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Apr 2016

Charterfields at AIRMIC 2016

Charterfields will have a team at AIRMIC 2016 in Harrogate. Neil Warburton, Julian Hunter and Paul McCann will be representing our insurance valuation service division and we are arranging meetings and coffee breaks with many of our clients. The team is looking forward to catching up with clients and our friends in the insurance industry. […]

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Mar 2016

Charterfields Business Recovery Team Active in First Quarter

Charterfields

The Business Recovery division of Charterfields has been exceptionally busy this first quarter, with valuation, marketing and sales instructions undertaken over a diverse range of recovery and divestment projects including; A sub-sea engineering business rescue instruction. A bespoke high end jewellery manufacturing and retail project, where active management of ongoing trading was required for an […]

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Feb 2016

Peak Toolmakers For Sale

Charterfields have been appointed to act in the disposal of the business of an established Chesterfield based toolmaker, ‘Peak Toolmakers‘ serving principally suppliers to the automotive industry. Peak Toolmakers Eventual products produced from the tooling form part of a range of vehicles produced by Jaguar Land Rover, Nissan, Toyota, BMW and similar top quality car […]

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Dec 2015

Charterfields New London Office

Charterfields London Office

Charterfields London office at Cannon Street opened recently. Although we have had offices in London for many years, continued growth in our corporate and insolvency service lines in the capital have driven this move to a modern technology led space. Our new address is 60 Cannon Street, London EC4N 6NP. The telephone number is central for […]

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Dec 2015

Business Recovery team can help

Charterfields

Business Recovery team can help: The Charterfields Business Recovery team provides as much or as little as is needed to satisfy client’s requirements. This can include comprehensive SIP16 Complimentary Reports to simple asset recovery and disposal services. Our experience and expertise covers all aspects of Corporate Recovery and Insolvency. To receive advice from our business recovery […]

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