Industry Insights

Is the market about to see an influx of pubs for sale?


Developments within the House of Commons could result in an influx of distressed pubs and premises for sale in 2015 as MPs look to scrap Britain's 'tied' pub system. As things stand, pub tenants are currently roped...continue reading

Big data: What's all the fuss about?


Big data: it’s a term that almost everyone will have heard of, but why should business buyers take note? To start with a brief definition, this latest technology buzz phrase relates to the exponential growth in the amount o...continue reading

What’s behind the UK’s retail revival? How struggling retailers are being bought and turned around


The overalls can be taken off, the brooms stowed away; the clean-up job after the collapse of the retail sector is just about over, with life returning to Britain’s shops. When the credit crisis struck, there were few indus...continue reading

Businesses: Evolve or become extinct!


Marc Benioff, the founder and CEO of, once remarked: “You must always be able to predict what’s next and then have the flexibility to evolve.” It would be easy to dismiss this piece of advice as ov...continue reading

Rising interest rate fears prompts aggressive acquisition strategies


Set against the seemingly positive backdrop of an improving UK economy, there has been a number of recent reports that suggest SMEs are actually struggling in the current climate. The latest quarterly Red Flag Alert report by Beg...continue reading

Distressed opportunities aplenty as SMEs struggle with economic growth


The UK’s economy might be surpassing its pre-recession peak of 2008 but many SMEs are finding conditions are tougher than ever. According to research by asset-based lender Close Brothers Invoice Finance, 21 per cent of Brit...continue reading

Discover which UK sector is poised for take-off … and why now is the perfect time to buy in


Even as investors see a glimmer of returning economic confidence, UK insolvencies refuse to return to pre-recessionary levels. But there is one sector that, despite showing one of the highest increases in insolvencies, is increasi...continue reading

British manufacturing: Rumours of my demise are greatly exaggerated


As the manufacturing sector continues its improvement in output performance, insolvency figures indicate that it bounced out of recession quicker and stronger than the rest of the economy as a whole – the first signal of its...continue reading

M&A volumes drop in first quarter


Despite predictions for continued growth, the volume of M&A deals in the first quarter of 2014 dropped in both private equity and trade markets. BDO's latest PCPI/PEPI index showed that trade deals dropped by 24 per cent, d...continue reading

Threats and opportunities in the UK care home industry


The care home sector has seen more than its fair share of difficulty in recent years. Between 2011 and 2012, when overall corporate insolvency levels dropped by five per cent, the care industry actually saw an increase in administ...continue reading

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