Industry News & Insight

We post regularly in our news and insight section discussing current industry topics, covering all divisions within the Group.

UK Construction Market – serious challenges are being faced

January 26, 2023

How is the UK construction market responding to the current economic pressures and what is the way forward in 2023?

The UK Retail Market – warning signs of trouble ahead

October 31, 2022

As we are fast approaching Christmas, how is the UK retail market responding to the current economic pressures and what does the future hold?

Financial uncertainty for the hospitality industry

August 31, 2022

With energy price rises, labour shortages and supply-chain difficulties the hospitality sector is facing an uncertain time. How can it be helped?

UK Food Manufacturing – Many challenges with much uncertainty

May 31, 2022

There is no sector more fundamental to the UK economy than food manufacture and processing, but none is assailed by more challenges right now.

The UK Retail Market – Remarkably resilient despite the Pandemic

March 29, 2022

Some fifteen months since the last UK retail market report, we can now see what has happened and it turns out to be a surprising picture.

The UK Hospitality Market – Will the pandemic ever end?

December 23, 2021

Just as the industry thought it was starting to recover, the hospitality market suffers the impact of Covid yet again. How can it be helped?

The UK Travel Market – Continuing disruption for the sector

August 26, 2021

The travel market employs 1.5m people in the UK and, with its wide ranging activities, it has a significant influence on many other industries.

The UK Charities Market – Going through unprecedented disruption

June 11, 2021

Charities play a major role in a broad range of industries, ranging from the arts and entertainment, education and training, healthcare and social care to a host of community activities of all types.

The UK Road Haulage Market – Caught up in the supply chain reset

April 13, 2021

The Pandemic and Brexit have caused challenges for the Road Haulage market. Narrow profit margins and heavy investment have grown debt levels. In this report, we look at the need for agility and financial stability.

The UK Retail Market – It was already in transition before Covid

March 4, 2021

Retail has been buffeted for years by change on an historic scale. A simple analysis might point the finger of blame at the rise of internet shopping. In this report, we look at the market and it’s transformation.