Why do some companies fail while others prosper?(News)

Blame the market, the government, intense competition, or even bed luck. Whatever the mason, the fact is Fire Protection companies do fail. A new report by financial analysts Plimsoll Publishing gives a unique insight into some of the real reasons why one in five UK fire protection companies are failing, while one in two prosper.

The analysis has looked at the industry's top 1,017 UK companies and placed each of them into one of five financial ratings. The ratings are based on an assessment of the overall financial strength of the company plotted over a four-year period.

For the 427 companies listed in the 'Strong' section, the analysis is quite an accolade. These companies are simply well managed, averaging glamorous eight par cent margins and delivering these largely debt free. …

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