News and insights
Liz Jackson MBE writes: In late April 2022, I hosted a fabulous event in London for women business leaders. The concept of Diamonds and Colours was born out of conversation with two great friends and business connections, Amanda Browning of Tilney Smith & Williamson and serial entrepreneur Alison Cooper, a former client here at BCMS.
It’s not unusual for BCMS to provide exclusive, expert insight into the Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) market for other third-party organisations. In the past few years, we’ve been approached to assist a number of trade bodies with their member events programmes.
In case you didn’t know, BCMS is supporting a number of our team through professional accounting qualifications as part of their ongoing career development. I’m proud because four wonderful BCMS colleagues are now officially award-winners – recognised for their brilliance at the 2nd Annual First Intuition Apprenticeship Awards.
In November, at the instagrammable National Space Centre in Leicester, BCMS, hosted an entrepreneurial audience comprised of past clients, professional advisors and business leaders from across multiple sectors.
BCMS has a long history of supporting charitable causes, so when we heard about the amazing initiatives run by refugee crisis organisation Care4Calais, we decided as a business to offer some hands-on assistance.
As part of the BCMS management team, I get regular updates on what’s happening at St Mark’s, and the news from India has become more and more distressing. I couldn’t stand by and do nothing, so I set myself the challenge of walking 25k over five days.
The UK’s Managed IT Service Providers (MSP) sector is consolidating rapidly, with over 60 deals reported in 2020. A detailed report from M&A advisor BCMS analyses transaction volumes in 2020 for MSPs in the UK, and offers insights into the factors driving this activity.
In early February, I hosted a BCMS Fellows virtual event. I have organised a few of these throughout the pandemic, as I believe strongly that keeping our networks vibrant in this lockdown world is essential.
As part of our new website launch, we have revamped our video resources section, to make it easier for business owners to access online advice, insights and case studies from our previous transactions.