Industry Insights


Post Brexit Focus – Burgeoning Export Markets

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A number of countries are enjoying population and economic growth at the moment, creating new markets for UK exports. In the run up to, and in the aftermath of Brexit, businesses that are trading these markets will become more att...continue reading


Almost a quarter launch businesses with a sale in mind

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Almost a quarter of entrepreneurs starting their own businesses do so with the aim of selling the business at a later date. This is according to a new study by business financial planning service, Jazoodle. It found that 23 per c...continue reading


2017: A Record Number of Global Business Acquisitions

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Fact: 2017 was the biggest ever in terms of numbers of mergers and acquisitions across the globe. Data from Thomson Reuters put the total value of international transactions at $3.5 trillion, with over 50,000 deals done. Mergerma...continue reading


Where is the UK construction industry headed? Opportunities & threats in 2018 and beyond

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The UK’s construction industry has dominated newspaper headlines in recent months. Some read that the sector is “returning to growth” or even “bouncing back”, with statistics from all quarters showing...continue reading


How acquisition & innovation created a market leader

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Luxury online department store The Hut Group, who claims to have invented the 'multi-website retail' model, has witnessed record growth in recent years; right at a time when more and more retailers seem to be failing. It...continue reading


Corporates still hungry for SME acquisitions

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Why spend on R&D when acquiring a ready-made, smaller company can provide the product, service, technology, team or market your company requires? And in less time and for less money. This seems to be the perspective of the bigge...continue reading


Business buyers target buoyant UK manufacturers

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The UK's manufacturing sector has entered into a period of expansion in what promises to be an opportunistic time for those in the market for acquisitions. Factories are increasing their production at the fastest rate since...continue reading


Why buyers are snapping up home-grown artificial intelligence businesses

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There’s no avoiding the increasing influence of artificial intelligence (AI) on our daily lives. If you’re asking Alexa or Siri to help you with directions home, searching for a book on Amazon, putting a tough question...continue reading


A third of UK businesses slow to adopt modern tech

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Nearly a third of all UK businesses surveyed for a new study have admitted to being slow at adopting technological innovations. Despite increasing advances that streamline and automate many business operations, as many as 32 per ...continue reading


Private healthcare surge brings new business opportunities

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The private healthcare industry is growing fast and, with it, an abundance of new business opportunities. The recent impact of the private sector on the UK economy has been particularly weighty as, increasingly, it's called...continue reading


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