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Chris Sutton

FCA

Head of Leisure & Hospitality, Partner

Tel: +44 (0)207 429 4100

 

Chris has worked with clients at every stage of the business growth cycle: from start-up to flotation. Heading our Hospitality and Leisure team, Chris has a number of clients across the sector including hotels and restaurants.  

He is heavily involved with his clients’ affairs, the large majority of which are owner-managed family businesses. He is a hands-on adviser that enjoys the variety of challenges offered by working in public practice and brings over 35 years experience.  Chris’s portfolio of clients also includes a number of large groups both in the UK and overseas.

My latest insights

2017 Autumn Budget announcements likely to impact investment in the Leisure & Hospitality sector

by Chris Sutton

The Leisure & Hospitality sector is still contending with the major changes expected from Brexit and one of the many concerns would be blocks to international investment coming into the UK, which in turn would probably have adverse effects on the sector. 

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Developments within the hotel industry

by Chris Sutton

The first half of the year 2017 has been very good for the hotel industry due to the increase in...

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VAT reduction campaign for the Hospitality industry

by Chris Sutton

Off the back of the UK’s decision to leave the EU, there has been an increased call to the government to reduce VAT for the Hospitality industry in the UK. It is well known that the industry is price sensitive and highly competitive, so most countries within the EU have reduced their VAT rates on hotel accommodation, restaurant services and admission to amusement parks to help the industry.

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Apprenticeship levy

by Chris Sutton

A new scheme known as the Apprenticeship Levy will be introduced from 6 April of 2017. It will...

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UK Hotels sector sees increased foreign investment post Brexit

by Chris Sutton

Lord Price (CVO), Minister of State for Trade and Investment, recently spoke about the growing...

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Relevant Office

Chelmsford

Boundary House
4 County Place
Chelmsford
Essex

T: +44 (0) 1245 353177

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London

New Bridge Street House
30 – 34 New Bridge Street
London

T: +44 (0)20 7429 4100