Post by Mark Bentley

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Dec 2019
You probably wouldn't compare yourself to the founders of a $100bn+ revenue business, with $15bn operating profit, and 114,000 employees. It's statistically unlikely that your company has acquired over 230 other businesses over the years, or that...
Nov 2019
Confidentiality is critical when selling a business – but how do you keep your staff, customers and competitors from finding out? It’s a nightmare scenario for many business owners. Your closest competitor looks you dead in the eye and says: “So, I...
Nov 2019
Earlier this year, clever colleagues from the BCMS Research department launched the ‘Lunch & Learn’ programme at our Newbury HQ. As the title suggests, these informal hour-long sessions offer a chance for cross-departmental colleagues to share...
Oct 2019
It must be something in the water. Every time we run an event in Glasgow – fast becoming one of my favourite cities – it seems to be a huge success. Last night was no different. In conjunction with our friends at Rathbones and MacRoberts, BCMS...
Oct 2019
For those of us of a certain age, you think Liverpool, and you think Kevin Keegan. And so, we were delighted to welcome the former England captain, manager and Liverpool FC legend to the stunning Knowsley Hall, ancestral seat of the Earls of Derby....
Sep 2019
“The heart of any business is important and that comes from every employee loving what they do.” Inspirational words from an inspirational man. Guest speaker Raymond Blanc was the focus of last night’s dining event at Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’...
Jul 2019
New SaaS software session one of 20 webinars available free and on-demand There’s a new addition to the comprehensive on-demand BCMS webinar library. In a first for the webinar series, it is dedicated entirely to one specific industry vertical: SaaS...
Jul 2019
Situated in the heart of Devon on the foreshore of the Exe Estuary, Lympstone Manor is a stunning setting for any occasion – and so it proved for ‘Your business, Your future’ – an exclusive event for business owners hosted by BCMS and our partners...
Jun 2019
BCMS at the Financial Directors Forum, Four Seasons, London, June 2019 In parallel with our own events programme, BCMS staff are often to be found speaking at other third-party events. This year, we were delighted to be invited to run a session at...
Mar 2019
Business Sale Live! at the RAC, London "I had to go to prison to learn how to read and write…" As guest speakers go, John Bird - founder of the Big Issue, and now Lord Bird, a wildcard cross-bench member of the Upper House - certainly knows how to...
Feb 2019
It's estimated that over a quarter of UK GDP is generated by family businesses, and family firms employ 12.2 million people nationwide, amounting to 47% of all private sector employment.  At BCMS – also, of course, a proudly owned family business –...
Feb 2019
yacht-room-image.jpg What a stunning venue for an event: the private yacht of the royal family. Impossibly luxurious, yet somehow cosy and homely. Launched in the Queen’s coronation year, and in service until 1997; it...

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