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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