The UK's business services sector has always been a significant contributor to the nation’s economy, accounting for around 10% of gross domestic product and employing roughly 3.3 million people.
Providers and commissioners of healthcare face the challenges of rising public expectations, an ageing population, advances in medical technology and a continuing drive to achieve greater efficiency in the delivery of public services.
In the hospitality and leisure sector, the operating landscape has changed beyond all recognition since Coronavirus (COVID-19) forced many businesses to close their doors to customers – some of them for good.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) has sent shockwaves rippling out across the UK’s entire professional services sector, fuelling a fundamental reappraisal of the way that firms will need to operate in the new business landscape.
Until recently, rock-bottom interest rates and ample liquidity underpinned the UK commercial real estate market, making it relatively resilient to adverse macro-economic forces compared to other sectors.