News & Advice

We post regularly in our news and insight section covering all divisions within the Group. This includes articles on our markets and the markets we work in as well as our people and services.

Zombie firms apocalypse facing the Scottish economy

As the full effects of the Coronavirus pandemic began to be felt in March 2020, many anticipated a significant rise in formal insolvency appointments as […]

Winding Up Petitions are back on the creditor agenda

UK businesses have been given unprecedented protection from enforcement action by creditors since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, but from the beginning […]

Business turnaround for pandemic recovery

October 7, 2021

The last 18 months have been a challenging time for many SME business owners and directors. The pandemic has created unprecedented difficulties, leaving business owners […]

Financier Worldwide Report – What next for UK zombie companies?

September 24, 2021

Struggling companies, barely able to meet their debts and surviving only with the indulgence of their lenders and other creditors have long been an unwelcome […]

How limited is liability with personal guarantees?

Limited liability arrangements have long been thought of as a secure way for a business owner or director to clearly separate and protect their personal […]

Current challenges for business owners – don’t remain isolated at the helm

There are numerous challenges SME business owners are facing in the current economic climate. The turmoil of the pandemic, coupled with the upheaval of Brexit, […]

Severe stress in construction sector supply chain

A key market: The construction sector The construction sector is one of the UK’s most vital markets. Its importance in terms of its contribution to […]

The Minefield of Managing Foreign Exchange Risk

August 13, 2021

Exchange rate fluctuations can make a nonsense of even the best or the most carefully planned piece of business, whether it is an overseas sale […]

Opus opens new Preston office with local Partner

Continuing its commitment to businesses in the North West of England Opus Business Advisory Group’s continues its commitment to supporting business with local expertise, opening […]

Business leadership during a crisis

July 29, 2021

Despite the success of the vaccination programme and the hope of normality it promises to the public, there are still many more months of disruption, […]