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  • Current market trends

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  • Strategy re-alignment

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Business Turnaround Management

Trend Management Services provides hands on independent support to your business that produces results... fast.

We are an independent business turnaround service specialising in trouble-shooting business problems and providing you with a solution that works. Our common sense business management allows us to work with management to rapidly re-align strategy and direction, to transform business performance in a matter of weeks.

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Head Line News 

January 2017

Trend Management Services (TMS) are working closely with one of the fastest growing UK companies in the e-business software industry, Science Warehouse. Gordon Matthew has been appointed Chairman and will be working closely with the experienced Management Team to drive the company forward to become the B2B Spend Management platform of choice.

November 2016

Trend Management Services(TMS) have supported another successful sale - ITC Security has been acquired by C5 Capital for £24m. Gordon Matthew of TMS, has worked closely with ITC since 2012 providing support and consultancy to help grow their business. TMS were key to the preparation process necessary to ensure a highly profitable sale. Ian Evans, FD ITC said TMS were instrumental in helping ITC develop value drivers for presentation to potential acquirers. The advice provided throughout the sale process has been a major contribution to our successful exit.

March 2016

Trend Management Services has maintained progress across their expanding business portfolio. Gordon Matthew, CEO, has commented on the continued convergence in the Technology sector which is providing growth opportunities for mid-market technology businesses. As a result TMS is focussed on advising their clients on how best to maximise this opportunity.

February 2016

Head of Trend Management Services, Gordon Matthew, is currently providing interim Managing Directorship to a Midlands based unified communications provider. As a direct result of his involvement the new financial year has started well - this follows on from several organisation changes and clear sales team objectives.

January 2016

Trend Management Services have a new assignment with Eyefreight, an Amsterdam based company specialising in Transport Management IT Solutions.

December 2015

It has been a successful year of appointments and exits, with Trend Management Services increasing its portfolio through involvement in multiple European assignments. 2016 is likely to be focussed upon company sales and building value in all operational areas.

November 2015

Gordon Matthew, CEO Trend Management Services, has been invited by Steele Raymond LLP, to lead a Business Transformation seminar and to present his ideas on long term planning for businesses which are looking at exit strategies. 

October 2015

Trend Management Services together with Better Capital, won Deal of the Year (Sub £10m) at the North West Dealmakers Awards 2015 for the successful sale of Calyx Managed Services.

The incredible turnaround instigated by Trend Management Services at Manchester based m-hance has been shortlisted for the IFT SME Turnaround of the Year. The awards ceremony will take place in November 2015.

September 2015

Trend Management Services are delighted to announce a new venture TMS Car Storage which will be opening October 2015. TMS Car Storage is the brain child of CEO, Gordon Matthew, who has identified an ever increasing requirement for premium car storage of classic, vintage and high performance vehicles. Details of the launch event will be available soon.

August 2015

A successful Trend Management Services assignment, which resulted in a return to profit, has been nominated for the prestigious Institute for Turnaround SME Turnaround of the Year award.

July 2015

 A midlands based unified communications and IT services company has requested Gordon Matthew to provide the necessary expertise to drive the business through rapid growth and transform performance.

June 2015

Gordon Matthew has been appointed as non-executive director at Crossword Cybersecurity. Crossword will bring leading edge cyber security research projects into the commercial world,  with Gordon providing the essential focus on business and strategy to ensure the new technology is welcomed into the appropriate marketplace.