Industry Insights


Are you ready for the 2016 insolvency changes?

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Major changes are afoot in the business-buying arena, with a shake-up coming in 2016 that will see a drastic shift in the way insolvencies and pre-pack administrations are handled. Pre-pack administrations refer to when an arrang...continue reading


UK businesses embrace alternative finance as route to growth

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To grow a business quickly, growth through acquisition is often the fastest route forward. But this approach requires funding upfront, and increasingly business buyers are turning to shadow banking as the solution. According to W...continue reading


How new business ideas can bring failed companies back to life

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The reasons why a business enters administration are numerous but they tend to have one common denominator: slow reaction times. While the fate of some companies is truly out of their hands, in most cases an administration is dow...continue reading


The Rise of the Niche Technology Acquisition

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Technology is no stranger to economic upswings - from the Industrial Revolution through to the internet boom of the late nineties and early 2000s, the sector has enjoyed more than its fair share of success stories. The driving fo...continue reading


Hopes high for services sector recovery despite downturn

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In early 2015, the PMI figures for the services sector hit an eight-month high and confidence was soaring. But in May, the sector dipped somewhat unexpectedly. So why are industry analysts still anticipating strong performance fro...continue reading


From Bedouin to Billionaire

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Some 65 years ago, in an area of the Syrian desert now occupied by Islamic State fighters, a future billionaire was born. Mohed entered this world in poverty as part of a Bedouin tribe; his mother died soon after he was born and h...continue reading


The coming UK construction boom: plenty of casualties along the way

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In the past year, there has been a 45 per cent increase in the number of construction companies experiencing significant distress. According to Begbies Traynor, in the first quarter of 2015, over 20,000 construction firms were exp...continue reading


UK service sector on a roll: new business, new staff

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For most of the 20th century the British economy was built upon the stable foundations of a world-leading manufacturing sector. But gone are those days; in 2015 we are undoubtedly living in the age of services. In 1948, manufactu...continue reading


Low Oil Prices: how business buyers can profit

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Plummeting oil prices have dominated the news of late as supply and demand issues continue to conspire to drive the price of crude to near historical lows. As prices hover around the $60 a barrel mark, with talk of the world pote...continue reading


Rising costs squeeze already strained businesses

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As 2015 gets underway, it is becoming clear that UK businesses are under mounting pressure as rising costs close in on all sides. But while business owners are doing all they can to keep things going with increasingly limited cash...continue reading


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