Instead of the good old days when it was ICI and M&S as the barometers of UK plc it is now Clinton Cards and John Lewis or
Organisations must keep costs under tight control without damaging their ability to benefit from the eventual upturn, explains Rod New
We are based in Yorkshire, North East England, and recent events have sparked my curiosity (again!)
The economic outlook is still uncertain, but many companies that tightened their belts during the recession need to raise their horizons beyond their bank balances and next set of annual results.
AIM companies have come out of the recession twice as cash rich as FTSE 100 companies, according to research by accountancy group UHY Hacker Young.
HMRC is telling debt ridden businesses to use their credit cards rather than allowing them to defer their tax under the ‘Time to Pay’ scheme.
In a depressed economy, the rules relating to M&A integration can change. Paul J Siegenthaler outlines some of the main factors for consideration.
If the UK economy were a business it would be on the ropes, with the banking sector pinpointed as the main cause of financial distress, say analysts.