Tags: acquisition

New research reveals marketing and IT as the two clear skills gaps

According to UK-based private equity houses, newly acquired firms exhibit the largest skills gap in marketing and in IT management. This is the result of a survey published by ThoughtSpark, part of the Lindsell Marketing Group and a content development, and international PR and marketing services provider. The survey interviewed private equity houses based in the UK with…

A third of CFOs are keeping higer cash reserves,rather than re-investing in the business

Four in 10 large UK businesses find it difficult to secure finance and credit Almost a third (31%) of UK Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) are retaining higher cash reserves, rather than re-investing revenue back into the business or returning monies to investors, according to new research from Robert Half Management Resources, specialist in interim accounting…