There has not been an industry or business unperturbed by the challenges of the past year, and there has been no set way of determining the impact these challenges have had or might have on a company or industry of any size.
As lockdown conditions look set to last in some form until the Summer, the year ahead no doubt seems daunting to many people – particularly given the predictions from the OBR that say the UK is set to face record unemployment figures.
This is coupled with £425 million top-up funding for the ongoing Additional Restrictions Grant scheme for councils to provide to businesses in need of urgent support
“The high street will continue to suffer and pay the price of lockdown, even after it is lifted,” Alex Jay, Head of Insolvency at Stewarts law firm said
Having been through a pretty turbulent 2020, I had high hopes for 2021. However, with the storming of the Capitol in Washington and Harry and Megan’s scandalous tell-all interview, the start of this year has proven to be just as unpredictable as the last.
The easing of lockdown is expected to spark a bumper period for M&A activity. But what should you do if your business is involved in a sale and how should you prepare?
This is the business maxim of Chris Forbes, co-founder of The Cheeky Panda, who explains how the company has grown from humble beginnings.
Last month, Boris Johnson stepped into the Downing Street press conference and promised a slow but irreversible move out of lockdown, noting he wouldn’t be “buccaneering with people’s lives”.
Shares in GameStop Corp doubled on February 25, the latest news in the saga that has gripped the financial world since the beginning of the year.
Our host Oli Barret and co-host Hannah Prevett introduced another round of incredible speakers and panellists on the second day at the Elite Business Live event