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Stakis Daycare Nurseries Ltd

Stakis Daycare Nurseries has been established as a vehicle to become the pre-eminent provider of Daycare Nurseries in the UK. SEIS assured

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Education
  • Location London, GB-ENG, United Kingdom
  • Currency GBP
  • Founded December 2012
  • Employees 3

Company Summary

The cost of childcare continues to soar and the government has publicly pledged to inject £1.5 billion into the sector to encourage young parents to return to work. Proven unit-operating and training model based on 7 existing units. Project funding arrangement negotiated to support new franchisees. In this context, the experienced management team is confident that the timing and benefits of this new project are compelling. SEIS status granted


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    Hugh Furlong Johns

    After graduating with a law degree from Birmingham University, Hugh worked for Southern Leisure acquiring retail outlets and negotiating rental terms for a chain of leisure facilities. In the early 90s he started his own greeting cards business which distributes through a franchise network.

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    Simon O'Brien (non-exec)

    Simon is a member of the RICS. He presently owns and manages Brendon's Surveyors, Buntings Surveyors & Sinton Andrews Surveyors. He is on the panel for most of the UK Banks. Simon's responsibilities for the Company will be to identify suitable properties for franchisees, negotiate lease terms and to acquire freeholds. He will also prepare schedules of dilapidation and advice on all aspects of refurbishment and securing building permits.

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    Craig Gaunt

    Craig is a management consultant with 18 yrs' experience. He held senior management roles with KPMG and Andersen Consulting before launching his own Kensington Business Advisors in '94. Craig qualified with the Chartered Institute of Public Finance in '76. He will be responsible for implementing all financial controls and overseeing the implementation of a software system to collect payments of both nursery and royalty fees.


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    Hamilton Pratt
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    Margaret Campbell FCCA