There are two types of company, so the saying goes: those that have been hacked and those that don’t know they’ve been hacked. The epigram has been attributed to various… Continue Reading Plenty More Phish: Opportunities for Private Equity in Cyber Security
The global sports industry is estimated to be worth between $400-500bn, having grown steadily at c.6% per annum prior to the pandemic. Whilst Covid has seen some winners (e.g. the… Continue Reading Private Equity: Sport’s Newest Fans
The increasing importance of digitalised and automated processes following the outbreak of COVID-19 is probably best summed up by an infamous LinkedIn post with the question: “Who led the digital… Continue Reading Buy-and-Build Strategies in Human Capital Management
Recent years have seen significant growth in private equity interest and investment in “software as a service” businesses (SaaS), driven by their revenue predictability, scalability, cash-generative nature and attractive exit… Continue Reading Are UK SaaS Businesses Investing in Enough Product Development to Support Upsell Growth?
Financial services, period dramas, and queuing are obvious. But as an answer to the question “What is Britain best at?”, “Price Comparison” might not be the answer that leaps to… Continue Reading Price Comparison Websites: Britain’s Next Export?
Crisis can drive structural changes in consumer behaviour: the UK recession in 2008-09 spurred demand for value-for-money, which then became an established behaviour for UK consumers. It is evident to… Continue Reading Spotlight on the Impact of Coronavirus: Consumer Trends in a Post-COVID World
The last funding cycle (Control Period 5, which ran from April 2014-19) brought significant levels of investment into the network as part of the Railway Upgrade Plan to create new… Continue Reading Rail SME Suppliers are on the Right Track
This material was originally developed as part of a recruitment round table hosted by Livingstone Partners. It features alongside other content in Livingstone’s September 2019 Human Capital Newsletter. Executive search… Continue Reading Riding the Cycle in Executive Search