Industry News & Insight

We post regularly in our news and insight section discussing current industry topics, covering all divisions within the Group.

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City Link’s collapse ‘to be first of many’

December 27, 2014

Our Business Risk Adviser, Nick Hood quoted in the Daily Mail on the challenges facing the retail sector. The demise of parcel delivery firm City […]

Opus rescues logistics business through Trade Sale

December 14, 2014

Opus Partner, Tim Dolder secured the sale of a struggling haulage company, saving all 60 jobs and securing a continuing role for its original owners […]

Opus rescues Care Home in Wales through consensual work out

December 14, 2014

Opus partner, Steve Parker worked with key stakeholders, including the lender, HMRC and the regulator to keep the care home operating, while marketing the business and securing an eventual […]

High street braced for ‘killer’ January

November 23, 2014

    Our Business Risk Adviser, Nick Hood comments in the Sunday Express on the threats to vulnerable retailers over the forthcoming festive season:  “The […]

Challenges facing Tesco

October 21, 2014

Our Business Risk Advisor, Nick Hood is interviewed on BBC World about the many challenges facing Tesco under the new leadership of Dave Lewis. Click […]

The inexorable and dangerous decline in creditor engagement

October 14, 2014

Our Head of Creditor Services writes for Corporate Insolvency & Restructuring magazine about the changing world of creditor involvement in the UK insolvency regime. Back in […]

Phones 4u: a financial tragedy waiting to happen

September 15, 2014

    Retail expert Nick Hood, of Opus Restructuring and Insolvency, said: “I think this has been coming for a while. “Previously, mobile phone operators […]

The debate: What is the biggest challenge facing companies now?

September 7, 2014

  A panel of experts debate the biggest challenges that companies are currently facing. Viable, successful businesses right across the UK economy are being undermined […]

Rescue firm Opus set on keeping SMEs alive

  Opus Restructuring, a specialist insolvency and turnaround practice, has launched with the aim of keeping troubled SMEs afloat, rather than putting them into administration, […]

Financial challenges in the legal sector

Solicitors could be forgiven for wondering where the next hammer blow will fall, after a terrible year since the introduction of the Jackson reforms to […]