Industry News & Insight

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

Why is the UK lagging behind when it comes to business investment?

Business investment, which accounts for about 13 per cent of the UK’s GDP, has lagged behind other developed economies for decades. It has been an […]

Understanding the recent insolvency regulation reform

September 18, 2023

The government consulted in 2021 on its proposals to reform and modernise the regulation of insolvency practitioners (IPs) and the insolvency market more widely. It […]

Management Buyout: What are the benefits and how is it funded?

September 14, 2023

Selling a business can be a complex process and not least when trying to find the ideal buyer. Business owners who are looking to sell […]

What are the implications of the rise in Compulsory Winding Ups?

September 12, 2023

The latest statistics for UK insolvencies published by The Insolvency Service have prompted some comment about the apparent surge in businesses being liquidated through the […]

Opus Edinburgh: Supporting local businesses

Opus Edinburgh is a specialist restructuring and insolvency practice based in the heart of the city. We aim to work closely with local corporates, SMEs […]

Is the UK falling out of love with business rescue culture?

When the corporate insolvency statistics for July 2023 were released by the Insolvency Service, all the focus by commentators was on the macro aspects of […]

Landlords – Navigating the Waters of Unintended Consequences

Challenges Faced by Residential Landlords with Multiple Property Ownership in Scotland The landscape of residential property ownership in Scotland has undergone significant shifts in recent […]

Why insolvency law & practice is always a work in progress

The Insolvency Service has just published its three-year review of the implementation of the latest piece of UK insolvency legislation, the Corporate Insolvency and Governance […]

Reputation management issues don’t only impact big business

August 10, 2023

In our interconnected world and rolling news cycles, reputation damage can occur at a lightening pace. Two very recent examples include the crisis at CBI […]

Interest rate rises hitting embattled care home finances hard

A wide-ranging article this week in the Financial Times highlighted the plight of care home finances as operators struggle with surging interest rates. The article […]