Simon Hughes, Author at Dentistry.co.uk
Simon Hughes

Simon Hughes

Author at Dentistry.co.uk

Simon Hughes is the director and head of medical at Christie & Co, an expert business agent dealing in the dental sector. He joined Christie & Co in 1987, working across all trade sectors and various regions of the UK as an agency specialist. Simon helped set up the Christie & Co medical team in 2013.
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Buyers go for growth

Private dental practice are more in demand than ever as buyers go for growth, reports Christie & Co’s Simon Hughes One of the most notable changes in the dental market over the last 18 months or so has been the shift in demand towards private dental practices. This is great news for anybody wishing to … Continued

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Business bites – regional overview

Simon Hughes looks at how the market for dental practice sales varies from region to region across the UK, what type of practices are most sought after and maps out what is to be expected during the year With location becoming more and more important in the dental market, in this month’s article, our national … Continued

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A review of the dental sector as we enter 2019

  Simon Hughes, managing director at Christie & Co Medical summarises dental activity in 2018 Market overview Demand remains strong across the value range and for all practice types, although there has been a flight to quality for many buyers in 2018 and a shift in demand towards the private sector. This has been driven by … Continued

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Business bites – practice sales increase despite shortage of quality opportunities

If you’re considering selling your dental practice, do you know who’s buying? Simon Hughes takes a closer look. Once the holiday season subsides, schools resume, and business returns to normal in September, many practice owners will re-focus their priorities for the balance of this calendar year. The early autumn tends to be the time when … Continued

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Business bites – brokering the right deal

When looking to sell your practice, it’s important to have a broker that understands your needs and aims, Simon Hughes says. The importance of instructing a professional broker Every dental business is unique, and so when looking to sell, it is important to have a broker on board who understands your bespoke needs and aims, … Continued