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16 July 2021, by
The Find a Firm side tab which provides access to the latest information on all the live companies at Companies House has been improved by: Allowing the search returns to run to 10,000 records rather than just 300 Listing the SIC code report as well as the researched report in which each company is listed...
9 February 2021, by
Just as a carpenter needs a saw in the toolbox to be taken seriously, anyone researching UK companies needs a tool like USP Data. Access to the latest information in an intuitive format is a pre-requisite if progress from research to analysis is to be swift. The definitive analysis of the list of suitable companies...
5 February 2021, by
Using keywords can be a great to identify the companies likely to be of interest.  Of course the quality of the data being searched needs to be high and even then care needs to be taken if keyword searches are to result in useful suggestions.  The latest update to USP focuses on adding powerful options...
27 January 2021, by
Assessment of business plans, corporate acquisitions or disposals and refinancing will all require due diligence investigations to confirm the facts being represented in the matter under consideration.  This will require a tool or series of tools which allow an independent audit of the information being presented so that it may be confirmed in both hard...
22 January 2021, by
The sales funnel is a familiar concept which tracks the conversion of new contacts from suspects to leads to prospects and then to customers.  This is typically represented as a cone with lots of leads being fed into the top of the cone and a much smaller number of customers resulting at the bottom.  The...
7 January 2021, by
As you know Company Law allows “Small Companies” an option of disclosing less information at Companies House.  This means that there is imperfect information in the public domain for SME firms. Companies House is the only verifiable source of financial data on privately held companies.  As a result most of the attention is on the...
15 January 2019, by
Valuation is a tricky business!  In a world of perfect information all risks are known, alternatives can be compared with certainty and cashflows can be discounted to provide the value of a firm. AI could be used to accurately land on a valuation which accounted for all the factors. It is clear that such perfect...

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New Product Feature The Find a Firm side tab which provides access to the latest information on all the live companies at Companies House has been improved by: Allowing the search returns to run to 10,000 records rather than just 300 Listing the SIC code report as well as the researched report in which each company is listed… Continue Reading
Converting your research to useful analysis Just as a carpenter needs a saw in the toolbox to be taken seriously, anyone researching UK companies needs a tool like USP Data. Access to the latest information in an intuitive format is a pre-requisite if progress from research to analysis is to be swift. The definitive analysis of the list of suitable companies… Continue Reading
New Product Feature Using keywords can be a great to identify the companies likely to be of interest.  Of course the quality of the data being searched needs to be high and even then care needs to be taken if keyword searches are to result in useful suggestions.  The latest update to USP focuses on adding powerful options… Continue Reading
How to make Due Diligence easy Assessment of business plans, corporate acquisitions or disposals and refinancing will all require due diligence investigations to confirm the facts being represented in the matter under consideration.  This will require a tool or series of tools which allow an independent audit of the information being presented so that it may be confirmed in both hard… Continue Reading
Lead Building – sifting the wheat from the chaff The sales funnel is a familiar concept which tracks the conversion of new contacts from suspects to leads to prospects and then to customers.  This is typically represented as a cone with lots of leads being fed into the top of the cone and a much smaller number of customers resulting at the bottom.  The… Continue Reading
Unlocking the opportunities hidden in abbreviated accounts As you know Company Law allows “Small Companies” an option of disclosing less information at Companies House.  This means that there is imperfect information in the public domain for SME firms. Companies House is the only verifiable source of financial data on privately held companies.  As a result most of the attention is on the… Continue Reading
Valuing Companies Valuation is a tricky business!  In a world of perfect information all risks are known, alternatives can be compared with certainty and cashflows can be discounted to provide the value of a firm. AI could be used to accurately land on a valuation which accounted for all the factors. It is clear that such perfect… Continue Reading