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‘Here’s the inside track on why law firms, insurers, trainers and tech teams really envy this powerful business model.’

ned Legal have been charting the progress of this market for over 35 years, and this is the latest economic analysis. Each and every company is tracked, analysed and projected, alongside benchmarks on new market entry, exits and all M&A.

Based on data from 1995 to date projections are made to 2025, including the impact of Lockdowns on every one of the 200+ suppliers.

Hard economic facts summarised, charted and projected to 2025. Growth, profitability, and employee benchmarks clarified.

Market segmentations, market maps and summary M&A benchmarks for deals of all sizes are here.

Regulatory Consultancies 2025

£500+vat

Benefits:

See why the most successful disruptor in professional services is doing so well. 
  • Better understand the future for legal services, HR, employment law, safety and occupational health service markets.
  • Designed for investors, owner-managers and leadership teams, this is the intel relied on by most of the market itself.
This is a market approaching early maturity with clear sector leaders and key routes established to success:
  • The market size and shape (compared to EL boutiques, safety sectors, HR software, occupational health and more);
  • Key operational benchmarks: market net growth pa, median/CAGR benchmarks, Profits, profitability, sales per employee, payroll and average employee cost benchmarks (historic, current and projected)  financial fundamentals for the market including 2020-2025 brick-built projections and Lockdown impact;
  • Top 20 players and challengers plotted – technology impacts and investment case (over 12 years)
  • Industry rivalries and M&A/investor overview
  • 6 key firms analysed: Peninsula, Marlowe, ELAS, Adviserplus, Napthens, HR Dept
  • Functionality comparators for 10 firms (tabulated) – pricing and GTM channel changes; per employee per month and per payroll size pricing;
  • M&A benchmarks by 4 profit bands of prospects 
 
safety-technology

‘There’s a lot of good news here for a sector which got its ducks in a row just in time.’

ned Legal have been charting the progress of this market for over 35 years, and this is the latest economic analysis. Each and every company is tracked, analysed and projected, alongside benchmarks on new market entry, exits and all M&A.

Based on data from 1995 to date projections are made to 2025, including the impact of Lockdowns on every one of the suppliers.

Hard economic facts are summarised, charted and projected to 2025. Growth, profitability, and employee benchmarks clarified.

Market segmentations, market maps and summary M&A benchmarks for deals of all sizes are here.

Safety Technology 2025

£500+vat

Benefits:

Find out why this pivotal market has been a driver for technology and consulting players alike. Lockdowns bring winners and losers, especially here, so we’ve plotted a future for each and every firm active here:

  • See financial fundamentals and benchmarks by sector
  • Key players & challengers are highlighted.
  • Market positioning of top 6 by size and top 6 challengers by market segment.
  • M&A and investments are analysed and illustrated in a heat-map
  • Profiles and market shares for Ideagen, Datix, SHE, Riskex, Sheild and Simple Compliance
  • Functionality issues charted and illustrated by 8 leading players
  • Market maps showing all players relative positioning by profit and growth (long term)

A small but pivotal market on the fringes of GRC and enterprise solutions, there are good reasons why some are paying strong prices for good eams here.

More than any other market, however, this is buffeted by challenges from a range of neighbouring markets.

There are sweet spots to aim for and benchmarks to beat, with some best practice approaches to lockdowns and coming back on stream.

This due diligence review takes a detailed post-Lockdown look at financial performance, trends and opportunities.

sme-hr-software

‘There’s a real platform shift in how HR software deploys now – and not before time. Getting inside the head of employees is the key now. Here’s how…’

ned Legal have been charting the progress of this market for over 35 years, and this is the latest economic analysis. Each and every company is tracked, analysed and projected, alongside benchmarks on new market entry, exits and all M&A.

Based on data from 1995 to date projections are made to 2025+, including the impact of Lockdowns.

Hard economic facts are summarised, charted and projected. Growth, profitability, and employee benchmarks are clarified.

M&A benchmarks for deals of all sizes are here.

SME HR Software

£500+vat

Benefits:

 

Enterprise values for some of these firms are sky high right now. Why is that? There’s a critical arm-wrestle under way between two industries – here’s how it plays out.

Coverage includes:

  • Players & Challengers: who are they?
    • BreatheHR, BrightHR, the HRcompany, hrlocker, mrHRtoolkit, Personio, Citrus HR, Eledecks, Contra IQ, Thesaurus are highlighted while all players are quantified in the market headlines.
  • Functionality comparator, tabulated.
  • Pricing rate cards compared.
  • Investment from challengers and disruptors.

With some strong prices being paid currently for SME and mid-market HR software teams what is the attraction? 

There are some key lessons here, not just about positioning and pricing, but functionality focus too.

There’s much more to this market than the next ‘mousetrap’. The location of your developers is not the killer piece either.

You have to see the service in the light of competitive industries, not least safety software, payroll, security and regulatory consulting.

This concise and accessible due diligence report covers all the bases. It’s essential intelligence for investors, owner-managers and leadership teams managing the investments required here.

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