The Wall of Costs

09 Mar 2017
18:00:00 - 20:30:00 Address: London Sponsored by :

This seminar considers the effect of recent and impending operational cost increases which, taken together, form a perfect storm of increased overheads which threatens the profitability, and potential viability, of many leisure operations.
Our panel of experts will specifically cover:
– Business rates – winners and losers of the new 2017 rating revaluation, proposed changes to the system of appeals and transitional relief highlighting the dangers of unfairness to occupiers
– How to effectively challenge lease service charge and insurance costs
– Operational cost inflation – wage costs (the Apprenticeship Levy, National Minimum Wage, etc); food cost inflation, effect of Brexit

6.15pm – registration desk opens
6.30pm – opening remarks by the Chair
6.35pm – speakers
7.30pm – Q&As from the floor
7.45pm – closing remarks by the Chair
onwards – refreshments and networking

Kate Nicholls - CEO, ALMR - Rates Reform - Fit for Purpose
Charles Wilford MRICS, Gerald Eve - Rate Revaluation - Impact on the Leisure Industry
Lee Mason - MD, Assure Consulting - Property Cost Management


Name: Kate Nicholls
Title: CEO
Company: ALMR
Name: Charles Wilford MRICS
Title: Partner - National Leisure Team
Company: Gerald Eve
Name: Lee Mason
Title: Managing Director
Company: Assure Consulting