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Nick Field | Nov 2018

The £10 billion opportunity: Digital media meets automotive retail

The £10 billion opportunity: Digital media meets automotive retail

In the UK transport comprises 14% of consumer spending – more than any other category, including housing – and within that vehicle ownership is the largest category of spend. Despite a growing range of alternatives to driving such as car sharing, ride hailing apps, and improving public transport, vehicle ownership has continued to rise, reaching an all-time high of 79% of UK households in 2017.
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Media & Technology

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Jo Charles | Nov 2018

Legaltech

Law & Reorder: the emergence of the UK Legaltech sector

The UK legal services sector is a c.£26bn market, employing thousands and serving a vast range of customers, from domestic consumers to international business corporations. Livingstone's Jo Charles takes a deeper look into the Legaltech sector and reviews the market.
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Media & Technology

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Joe Barnett | Oct 2018

Value drivers in UK consumer media

Value drivers in UK consumer media

Joe Barnett assesses the value drivers in the UK consumer media sector and draws further insight from the recent Livingstone-advised sale of leading consumer media publisher and eCommerce organisation, Dennis Publishing, to Exponent Private Equity.
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Media & Technology

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Jamie Hutton | Sep 2018

UK high street

The experience-led evolution on the UK high street

Jamie Hutton explores the experience-led evolution on the UK high street. Could the companies that threatened its future be the same ones that save it?
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Consumer

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Will Evans | Aug 2018

Will Evans

The rise of the self-employed consultant and ‘gig consulting’

It has been widely recognised for some time that consulting firms have greater intrinsic value when they adopt an ‘employed’ model as opposed to leveraging a network of self-employed consultants under an ‘associate’ model. Livingstone's Will Evans explores how is the sector reacting to this growing pool of self-employed consultants?
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Business Services

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Joe Austin | Aug 2018

Insurance broking

Commoditisation & consolidation in the insurance broking industry

The insurance broking industry in the UK is worth £14.9bn and has grown steadily at 2.8% p.a. since 2013. However, the industry is now reaching an inflection point in the midst of growing commoditisation and consolidation. This is having a profound effect on the M&A market.
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Business Services

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Karen Dawaf Harron | Aug 2018

Regulatory compliance

Regulatory compliance – breaking the rules…or not

The corporate world – in particular consumer banking and finance - has been challenged by an increasingly stringent regulatory implementation agenda since the global financial crisis – exacerbated by technology flux and rapidly evolving user expectations. Karen Dawaf Harron reviews the underlying regulatory dynamics that are shaping the sector.
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Business Services

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Graham Carberry | Jul 2018

TMC international expansion

Growing pains: International expansion in Test, Measurement & Control

Livingstone has always has a strong affinity to the Test, Measurement & Control (TMC) sector and every year we complete multiple transactions for clients across a range of applications and technologies for use in the field and in the laboratory.
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Industrial

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Joe Austin | Jul 2018

Digital network & cyber security market

Nice guys do finish first: Why the companies which protect our networks and data are valued so highly

The cyber security market is a “hot” sector and variably forecast to grow to over the next five years. Livingstone's Joe Austin discusses why the companies which protect our networks and data are valued so highly.
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Industrial