Cash Management – more important than ever

Earlier this year we posted our six-point guide to cash flow management. The six-part series ended on the 13th March with “Where to turn in times of distress?”. At the time, we had no idea just how timely the series was. After nearly 9 months in a global pandemic, cash management remains one of, if not […]

Preparing for Brexit

In final preparation for Brexit, and on the back of a very challenging year, we are encouraging the businesses we work with to undertake an in depth assessment of all elements of their business to understand the potential long and short term disruptions of Brexit, including factoring in the possibility that negotiations and uncertainty may […]

Reflections on COVID -19 and Planned Care Recovery

COVID-19 has had a marked impact on planned health care services in terms of activity, demand and patient confidence. Referrals from primary care to elective services plummeted as lockdown was introduced with very few patients going to primary care services, and even fewer being referred. At the same time and in order to reduce patient […]

Financial Turnaround: Advice For Struggling Businesses

With a historically high proportion of businesses encountering financial difficulty, it is more important than ever that they be aware of the options for financial recovery should they land in dire straits. Steve Swayne, Chair of the Institute for Turnaround (IFT) and Chair of Kingsgate, describes the steps embattled businesses can take to stay afloat. Published […]

Case Study: Leading Companies out of Crisis

Earlier this month the Institute for Turnaround (IFT) published its societal impact report: Unlocking Value, Saving Jobs: The Contribution of Turnaround to Business and People, highlighting the important role the turnaround industry plays in protecting people’s jobs and the wider economy.  With the Covid-19 virus taking its toll on the health of the nation there are […]

Industry Coverage of the IFT impact report

May 11, 2020 Business Leader magazine features the IFT impact report with quotes from Chairman, Steve Swayne. Businesses told to ‘avoid unnecessary insolvencies by exploring turnaround options’. The Institute for Turnaround (IFT) is urging businesses in distress to avoid unnecessary insolvencies by exploring turnaround options that could protect people’s jobs and livelihoods, ensure continuity of […]

IFT Publishes Societal Impact Report

May 11, 2020 Last week the Institute for Turnaround (IFT) published its societal impact report: Unlocking Value, Saving Jobs: The contribution of Turnaround to Business and People, which highlights the valuable work and positive effect of the turnaround community to the economy and society at large. This report could not come at a more pertinent time […]

Kingsgate MD, Steve Swayne, appointed new Chairperson of The Institute for Turnaround

On the 25th September, Steve was nominated as Chairman of The IFT, Europe’s leading professional body for practitioners who deal with profound and radical turnaround and transformation in organisations. Steve is also the Managing Director of Kingsgate, a successful professional services organisation providing delivery solutions ranging from turnaround to organisation-wide transformation within the public and […]

Kingsgate awarded to Management Consultancy Framework Two MCF2

Kingsgate is delighted to announce that the Crown Commercial Service has awarded Kingsgate a Framework Agreement for Lot 1 Business Consultancy Services under Management Consultancy Framework Two MCF2 (RM6008). Management Consultancy Framework Two MCF2 commenced 4 September 2018 and will last for a period of up to 4 years. MCF2 complements the existing Management Consultancy […]