£100m management buyout
Kent-based Holiday Extras, which arranges travel extras for more than seven million customers every year, completed the management buyout which values the firm at close to £100 million and places 55% of the company into an employee benefit trust.
Surrey-based glass merchant soars with strong Middle East demand
Svaja, a Surrey handblown glass merchant, who make designs for retailers, hotels and restaurants worldwide has secured contracts worth more than £1m and seen its sales increase 300% after starting to export to the Middle East in 2011. Throughout the process they’ve received the support of the Department for International Trade.
The impact of UK equity issuance on local businesses
Equity issuance, whether through IPOs or secondary equity offerings, can usually be regarded as a good gauge of business activity in a country or region. With this in mind, this article will look at recent UK equity issuance activity and show how this could relate to businesses in the South East and beyond.
The top 5 ways to improve your business cash flow
All businesses need to be managing and forecasting business cashflow to ensure there is enough money to pay staff and suppliers and build up cash reserves to invest in the growth of the business.