On the Market: October 2017

For many recruitment businesses, an acquisition can provide a great deal of acceleration towards the owners’ end goals. We can advise on whether an acquisition is right for you, the attributes you should be looking for in a target and the price you should be paying. We can work on acquisition mandates where we look…

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Piercing the Vale

HMRC has recently issued an update of its guidance in respect of ‘Off Payroll Working in the Public Sector’ (OPWPS). The latest information explains in more detail how workers who are deemed to be employees should be taxed. One of the attributes of a limited company is that it has a separate legal personality from…

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On the Market: September 2017

For many recruitment businesses, an acquisition can provide a great deal of acceleration towards the owners’ end goals. We can advise on whether an acquisition is right for you, the attributes you should be looking for in a target and the price you should be paying. We can work on acquisition mandates where we look…

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Bad News Travels Fast

What do our CVs represent to us? Who we are, what we have achieved, our hopes and aspirations, and how we would like to be perceived. Who will we trust with it? Not many people ideally. Only the most credible recruiters should get a sniff of it. Not just because our CVs lay us bare…

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On the Market: June 2017

For many recruitment businesses, an acquisition can provide a great deal of acceleration towards the owners’ end goals. We can advise on whether an acquisition is right for you, the attributes you should be looking for in a target and the price you should be paying. We can work on acquisition mandates where we look…

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Healthier Future for NHS Contractors?

Prior to the introduction of the revised rules for intermediaries working in the public sector in April 2017, NHS Improvement issued guidance on how NHS providers should deal with workers affected by the amended legislation. Updated guidance was issued on 30 May 2017. Previously, the guidance indicated that providers should ensure that all locum, agency…

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On the Market: May 2017

For many recruitment businesses, an acquisition can provide a great deal of acceleration towards the owners’ end goals. We can advise on whether an acquisition is right for you, the attributes you should be looking for in a target and the price you should be paying. We can work on acquisition mandates where we look…

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Lemon-squeezing for business growth

I am often asked what works well in terms of growing SME businesses organically. Presuming the strategic growth plan is in place, without exception, the answer is definitely ‘lemon-squeezing’. This is a term I first heard a few years ago from business owner friends who had attended Cranfield University’s Business Growth Programme (BGP).   I…

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