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The outlook for retailers in the UK - is there light at the end of the tunnel?

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Why are so many retailers failing? First, it’s important to establish why so many retailers are being reduced to filing for administration as the only way out of their situation. A new report by abc Finance looks at the main causes of administrations over the past ten years. It concludes that the top reasons for retailers failing are: Rising overheads like rent on retail units Overexpansion and the associated debts Changing customer behaviours and expectations Lower expendable income for...

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The Brexit Effect - What impact will Brexit have on UK M&A?

The positives There’s no denying that the uncertainty of the past year or so has had a major i...

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How advanced analytics is being used in M&A to build talent

How are talent shortages driving M&A? A recent EY Global Capital Confidence Barometer report found ...

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Selling your business for equity

Equity deals: the good, the bad and the ugly Equity-funded deals usually involve sellers being offe...

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Beauty industry riding the wave of M&A into 2020

The beauty industry has a particularly diversified consumer base across many demographics, and like ...

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Startup vs long-established company

Learn about the difference between acquiring a startup and a long-established business....

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Buying a business abroad - top tips for getting it right

Here, we offer you some tips on how to make a success of an overseas acquisition, whether you are an...

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The Effect of Customer Experience on M&A

What do customers think when businesses are taken over? A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers report call...

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How market research can help you make a success of your next business acquisition

Here, we take a look at the ways market research can help to ensure that your next business purchase...

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M&A market and Brexit

What affect has Brexit had on the M&A market?...

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Lessons from Thomas Cook, for those looking to buy a business from administration

If you’ve just bought a business, or are considering buying a struggling company, there are le...

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Atlassian’s public term sheet - What should you take from it?

Let’s take a more detailed look at the business and its decision, as well as examining some of...

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How to create lasting value from an acquisition

Anyone embarking on an acquisition has a better chance of creating lasting value if they make this a...

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Research shows a successful acquisition makes for a greener business

New research suggests that businesses that undertake successful acquisitions are more likely to also...

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Foreign investors and buyers swooping on UK business assets

As the Brexit-date approaches, the surrounding uncertainty has driven down the pound to its lowest l...

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New business insolvency proposals will give HMRC preferential status

This means that funds currently available for distribution to employees and other creditors, includi...

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Are you ready to face the disruptors? Bridging the innovation-execution gap

How is digital disruption affecting industries? Although digital disruption affects different indus...