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24 August, 2015

Recently, the ALMR (Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers) announced that around half of the UK’s nightclubs had closed their doors since 2005. Company Watch, the corporate health monitors, has now looked at the financial health of the remaining privately‐owned nightclub businesses currently trading. Read more.

31 July, 2015

Oil giant Shell revealed yesterday that it will axe 6,500 jobs this year, as new figures highlight the extent of cost-cutting throughout the industry.

Shell slashed capital expenditure to around $30bn (£20bn) for 2015, a reduction of $3bn since the group’s last update in April. Read the full article.

7 July, 2015

Bovis Homes outlined plans to raise its dividend yesterday after building a record number of houses in the first half of the year.
The builder said it intends to increase the interim dividend for this year from 12p a share to 13.7p a share in a boost for investors. Read the full article.

7 July, 2015

Growing profits have strengthened the house building sector
Company Watch, the corporate financial health monitoring specialist, has examined quoted companies in the house building sector and found that most have strong H-Scores.
Denis Baker, CEO of Company Watch, commented: “With one or two exceptions, the quoted house building sector is in rude good health. Around two thirds of quoted house builders feature in our top quartile, with H-Scores from 75 to 100. Read the full article.

6 July, 2015

The quoted house building sector, with a few exceptions, is performing strongly, according to new research from corporate health monitors Company Watch. Around two thirds of quoted house builders feature in the Company Watch top quartile, with H-Scores from 75 to 100. The higher the H-Score (out of a maximum of 100) the better its financial health. Read the full release.

5 June, 2015

As more companies turn to crowdfunding to raise money to either launch or develop their businesses, financial ratings experts Company Watch examined the financial strength of some of the firms that commanded national media attention over the past three years. Read the full article.

2 June, 2015

We are pleased to announce that we have moved into new office premises, located in the City of London. After nearly 17 years at Coppergate House, we are a little sad to be leaving our first home but are looking forward to a new era as our business continues to expand. Our new address is: Centurion House, 37 Jewry Street, London EC3N 2ER.

We would like to thank all the staff and contractors who helped make the processes so smooth.

In particular

Andrew Morton and his colleagues at Dimension Interiors

Pawel Dettlaff and his team at Volition Removals

For more details of our new address, follow this link.

25 May, 2015

How high profile crowd funded businesses fared after their media launches

As more companies turn to crowd funding to raise money to either launch or develop their businesses, financial ratings experts Company Watch examined the financial strength of some of the firms that commanded national media attention over the past three years.  Read the full release

19 May, 2015

Company Watch, which specialises in tracking and predicting corporate financial health worldwide, has added Sweden to the many other major European countries to its online international system. This service will provide a full financial health assessment together with credit limits of around 700,000 Swedish companies. Read the full article.

7 May, 2015

Britain's care homes are facing a crisis. Dramatic cuts to social care funding have led the country's largest operators to join the GMB union in warning of potentially large scale closures. Read more.

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