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

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How are talent shortages driving M&A? A recent EY Global Capital Confidence Barometer report found that 52 per cent of the businesses they spoke to said they were planning to actively pursue M&A in the coming months. The survey found that motivations for deal activity centred around the desire to boost their transitional capabilities. In other words, businesses need to be highly adaptable and flexible in order to compete in an increasingly tech-driven world. Agility is the new must-have capa...

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Scotland's oldest ski resort is up for sale

Now that spring is in the air you would be forgiven for turning your attention to more summery pursu...

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Industrial property company set to sell assets

UK warehouses company Brixton is reportedly looking to sell off some of its major assets, in a bid ...

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

Swindon electronics business in administration

A former Plessey electronics and semiconductor foundry has appointed administrators after sustaining...

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Fairline Boats business off the market

Fairline Boats, the maker of motor cruisers and yachts up to a value of £2m, has decided not t...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Smart time to invest in SME's

Despite the recession and the general shortage of credit, now may be a great time to be buying a sma...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

How to stay cash positive in a downturn

Many companies will face financial pressure during the economic downturn, yet more than ever, cash i...

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RBS to put Asian businesses for sale

According to reports, the beleaguered Royal Bank of Scotland is putting feelers out for potential bu...

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Property businesses for sale as credit crunch hits real estate sector hard

It has been predicted by business-recovery experts that numbers of insolvencies in the commercial-pr...

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Friends Reunited social networking business for sale

Who will buy Friends Reunited and for what price? ITV bought the site for around £175 million...

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

Benefits of pre-pack administrations

The use of "pre-pack" administrations Dubbed a "new industry buzzword" following their use in high ...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Technology businesses better equipped to weather downturn

A new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has highlighted the comparative strength of the UK�...

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

More businesses in administration

Some of the latest businesses falling into administration are: The radio station Abbey FM in Cumbri...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Price earnings multiple steady for larger UK businesses

The third quarter of 2008 saw a marked reduction in the number of deals that completed in the UK. Ho...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Price earnings multiple steady for larger UK businesses

The third quarter of 2008 saw a marked reduction in the number of deals that completed in the UK. H...