Hawtal Whiting consultancy may be for sale

Automotive consultancy Hawtal Whiting is considering putting itself up for sale after taking a battering from the strength of the pound. The Essex-based firm has asked KPMG Corporate Finance to review its business, admitting it remains `a relatively small independent player in a rapidly consolidating global industry’. In preliminary results, Hawtal Whiting slashed its 1999 […]

Automotive consultancy Hawtal Whiting is considering putting itself up for sale after taking a battering from the strength of the pound.

The Essex-based firm has asked KPMG Corporate Finance to review its business, admitting it remains `a relatively small independent player in a rapidly consolidating global industry’.

In preliminary results, Hawtal Whiting slashed its 1999 profit to £1.2m from a forecast £2.5m.