Plimsoll studies over 1600 industries across all sectors of the UK economy. Our analysis allows us to spot emerging trends and news stories across all industries. Here are some of the latest observations:
Harland & Wolff remains afloat after acquisition
Harland & Wolff have recently diversified their production and have been acquired by an energy infrastructure company.Acquisitions
A missed opportunity at Thomas Cook?
Thomas Cook Airlines Ltd may have been a missed opportunity for a potential suitor.Acquisitions
Opportunities up ahead in the Road Haulage industry
Acquisition opportunities in the UK Road Haulage IndustryAcquisitions
Are Sports Direct about to shake up the UK Football Centres industry?
With little growth and struggling companies, acquisitions could be an opportunity for any potential suiter to increase their marketshare quickly in the Football Centres industry.General
Eddie Stobart acquisition proposal the first of many?
The road haulage market is falling - are more acquisitions on the horizonfor the industry?Acquisitions
Is Bovis buying part of Galliford Try the first of many acquisitions in the House Building industry
Acquisition activity set to increase in the home builders industry. Bovis' buy out of Galliford Try's house building arm could be the first of many.General
As the UK enters recession territory, could national pride save the most vulnerable industries?General
Could The South East Really Be The Most Vulnerable Part Of The Post-Brexit UK Economy?
Trade Wars Slowing Global Growth
Global growth is slowing as trade spats turn into all-out war. Stockpiling for a 29th March Brexit that never happened are no longer inflating figures. EU companies are swapping supply chains out of the UK in anticipation of a “no deal”. No wonder then that new data is showing that the UK manufacturing sector has contracted significantly in May.
A Bumpy Road Ahead For UK Motor Dealerships
With the recent news that car manufacturing output in the UK has plummeted by 45% in the past year, the UK’s leading Motor Dealers are already nervously looking over their shoulders. Plimsoll’s latest analysis shows that dark clouds are circling the retail industry too.
Largest Decline In Financial Health Of Businesses Found To Be In Education And Transport Industries
Consolidation ahead for the Airline market?
Do the rumours swirling that Virgin Atlantic has its eye on Flybe, indicate that consolidation is gathering pace in the overcrowded Airline market?Industry
Clothing Retail – A New Approach Necessary?
Should other clothing retailers on the high street adopt a new appraoch to strengthen their position in light of recent industry turmoil?
Curious About Buying A Company? Here's What To Look Out For
Are you actively looking for takeover targets or just curious about buying a company? Whatever your acquisition plans, Plimsoll can help you make the right decisions from the start.
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The Fat Cats have earned their rewards…….but the tide could be about to turn
At the risk of defending the "Fat Cats" of corporate Britain, new research from market analysts Plimsoll shows that rising executive pay is broadly in line with the results they are delivering. Increased sales and significantly better profit margins mean there is a “job well done” acceptance among many shareholders that they are worth every penny.