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Through a Glass Darkly

As legendary investor Warren Buffett remarked: “In the business world, the rearview mirror is always clearer than the windshield.”  You do not need to be the Sage...

Tom Craig Tom Craig

ACS takes Formal Hire Firm to New Lengths with US Ex...

ACS Clothing, Europe’s largest men’s formal clothing hire business, hosted a fascinating FBUS visit to its Eurocentral headquarters, providing valuable insights into a rapidly-expanding business which has...

Paul Yacoubian Paul Yacoubian

Silent Herdsman - Fundraising for Growth

We are delighted to have recently concluded an investment of £3m into Silent Herdsman Ltd by Scottish Equity Partners, Albion Ventures and the Scottish Investment Bank. The...

Neil Grimmond Neil Grimmond

Gatling Gun

I marvel at the energy expended by many business owners, executives and professionals. So often they are in a rush; from one meeting to another, always under...

Tom Craig Tom Craig

Growing Through Acquisition

In January I completed a small bolt-on acquisition for a client, one which will add 15% – 20% to the ongoing turnover of their business. The vendors...

Neil Grimmond Neil Grimmond

The Adgen Journey

This is an interesting case study in that almost all our services were used. In fact, the only service not used, thankfully, was in respect of turnaround!...

Paul Yacoubian Paul Yacoubian

Internationalisation

I was recently asked to resolve a heated debate about the ‘correct’ way to internationalise a business. The debate had focused on the key point re markets....

Paul Yacoubian Paul Yacoubian