Industry News & Insight

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Four in 10 UK fashion retailers at risk of failure as profits sink

December 27, 2016

Asian Image comments on research carried out by Opus Restructuring which shows that 44% of the UK’s fashion retailers are at serious risk of either […]

Almost half of fashion retailers are facing financial ruin

December 27, 2016

The Sunday Express reports that research by Opus Restructuring shows that 43.6% (3,991) of the UK’s fashion retailers are at risk of failure, a sharp […]

Four Seasons to dispose of more care homes

December 5, 2016

The Financial Times reports that Four Seasons Health Care, the lossmaking care home operator, has closed or sold 51 homes for the elderly over the […]

M&S store closure communications debacle demotivates thousands of staff

December 2, 2016

The Times reporter, Simon Neville looks at the ongoing communications void on store closure plans at retail giant Marks & Spencer announced some weeks ago, […]

Over a quarter of care homes at risk of failure reports Care Management Matters

November 29, 2016

Leading adult care sector media company, Care Management Matters reports on the research study published by Opus, which examines the parlous financial state of the UK […]

FT quotes Opus study: ‘every part of adult care sector is in crisis’

November 29, 2016

The Financial Times reports on a research study published today by Opus Restructuring, which reveals the extent of the financial crisis enveloping the UK’s fragile residential […]

28% of care homes at risk of failure because of government underfunding

November 28, 2016

We have today published a detailed report into the parlous financial state of the UK care home market.  Our findings are based on research carried […]

Administrations mostly ineffective, two thirds of UK businesses fail

November 16, 2016 reports on research by Opus & the financial health monitoring specialists, Company Watch which shows that even when pre-pack sales are included, only 30% […]

The 2017/18 Finance & Funding Directory has been published!

November 15, 2016

We are delighted to be the principal sponsor for the 2017/18 Funding & Finance Directory, which is an invaluable tool for anyone working in the […]

Court deadline day for ex-BHS owner Dominic Chappell

November 14, 2016

After ex-owner, Dominic Chappell is arrested in connection his private tax affairs, Evening Standard reporter Jo Bourke writes about this latest twist in the extraordinary […]