Industry News & Insight
We post regularly in our news and insight section discussing current industry topics, covering all divisions within the Group.
Living with rising costs in an inflationary world
Consumer price inflation hit 4.2% in October, its highest level for a decade, and will go higher as we head in 2022. For pandemic-pressed businesses, […]
Residential care in crisis – following the money
The residential care system looks after over 400,000 of the UK’s most vulnerable people. There are some 5,500 care providers, operating over 11,000 care homes. […]
Does a Winding Up Petition mean the end of the line?
Businesses struggling to pay their bills were given unprecedented breathing space during the pandemic, as the government closed off every avenue of attack for frustrated […]
How do I know if my company is insolvent?
There may be many reasons why a business owner or director continues to trade a distressed business rather than seeking professional assistance. In the present […]
Business strategy: Now is the time to review the business model
How business has changed Owners and managers were well used to reacting to occasional shifts in their markets before Coronavirus re-set the entire business world. […]
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 […]
Zombie companies are on the rise
What are zombie companies? Just like the unfortunate creatures often seen lurching about menacingly in horror films, zombie companies are little more than a collective […]
Business turnaround for pandemic recovery
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?
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 […]