The business services market has remained remarkably resilient throughout challenging times. You need to find proactive and agile strategies to deliver services that meet changing customer demands.

Companies have been forced to reassess business models: reducing complexity and cost, while responding to market opportunities and remaining profitable. Technology has a key role in innovating and scaling rapidly, enabling growth.

Attracting and retaining talent is challenging, but it's vital to support the labour-led models still dominating the sector.

ESG is even more important. Companies are increasingly asked to demonstrate the sustainability of their business models.

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Head of Business services, Corporate Finance Advisory
Usman Malik
Usman Malik
Head of Business services, Corporate Finance Advisory
Usman Malik

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We’ve worked successfully with a range of clients in the business services sector: from recruitment, facilities management, and logistics to education and business process outsourcing. Our expertise includes a broad range of advisory services: including corporate finance, business recovery, tax, and audit. We operate with a hands-on, real-world approach, working closely with you to develop a genuine understanding of your business. Our global scale means we can always bring our insight to you.

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