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Administration vs Liquidation: what’s the difference?

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

In your everyday usage, you may find that the terms “administration” and “liquidation” are used interchangeably. However, these terms mean two very different things in a business environment. Indeed, both administrations and liquidations are types of insolvency practices which manifest in distinctive ways in terms of objective and application. When a business becomes insolvent, it cannot provide the financial backing to meet its contractual arrangements or pay off its d...

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Why buyers are snapping up home-grown artificial intelligence businesses

There’s no avoiding the increasing influence of artificial intelligence (AI) on our daily live...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

A third of UK businesses slow to adopt modern tech

Nearly a third of all UK businesses surveyed for a new study have admitted to being slow at adopting...

FOR BUYERS

UK pub sector in rude health as M&A activity climbs

Last orders are a long way off for the UK’s pub industry but, though appetite for deals in the...

FOR BUYERS

Most costly buyer mistakes revealed

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What advisors do you need when buying a business?

Having the right advice when buying a business is really important, so in this video of our Deal Ins...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Private healthcare surge brings new business opportunities

The private healthcare industry is growing fast and, with it, an abundance of new business opportuni...

FOR BUYERS

Money for old hope: considering an aging workforce when buying a business

The UK’s workforce is aging, with even the most conservative estimates forecasting that in 202...

SECTOR GUIDES

Why golf courses are great investments again

Thanks to recent modernisations of the sport’s image, golf courses are coming back into popula...

DEAL INSIGHT

The biggest mistake a business buyer can make

In this video of our Deal Insight series, we talk to Jonathan Jay, what he thinks is the biggest mis...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Revealed: "Hot Sectors" in the acquisitions market right now

The 'hot' acquisition sectors are revealed in an exclusive video interview with Rob Goddar...

SECTOR GUIDES

Take advantage of the exploding food convenience service industry

In recent years, the food convenience service industry has grown beyond all expectations. We investi...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

How has the snap election affected the UK M&A market?

Political and economic uncertainty has knocked a dent into British M&A sentiment - only time will te...

FOR BUYERS

Leaking information on M&A deals boosts deal values

Leaked data on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) boosts the average value of deals by $21 million, new ...

SECTOR GUIDES

Business buyers’ guide: UK fashion industry 2017

The UK fashion retail industry has entered 2017 amid uncertain times. Many big name brands have gone...

FOR SELLERS

How to negotiate the sale of your business

After years of making deals with customers and vendors, most business owners are well versed in the ...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

This niche technology company is reaping rewards from consolidating its sector

Learning Technologies Group (LTG) is strategically set up to grow directly through consolidation of ...