Industry News & Insight
We post regularly in our news and insight section discussing current industry topics, covering all divisions within the Group.
Devaluation in a formal insolvency – the impact of costs
So far in our series on what a formal insolvency does to a previously solvent balance sheet and how it impacts stakeholder recoveries, we have […]
The best way forward when struggling to repay a Bounce Back Loan
When the government launched its business support loan schemes early in the pandemic, there was widespread praise for the initiative. The speed of roll out, […]
How business liabilities can balloon during insolvency
Following our first three articles on business devaluation during insolvency, we now turn our attention to the liabilities in the balance sheet. What is often […]
How current assets melt away in an insolvency situation
In this third instalment on the devaluation of a business during insolvency, we turn our attention to current assets. These assets can not only shrink […]
What happens to non-current assets in an insolvency situation?
In our first article in this series, we looked at the mystery of why apparently solvent companies end up heavily devalued and paying almost nothing […]
Why does insolvency reduce business value?
One of the great commercial puzzles is why the unsecured creditors of an apparently healthy business end up only recovering pennies in the pound on […]
The hard realities of ‘soft credit’
Those who run and manage businesses are familiar with the two traditional sources of funding. They understand balance sheet finance, whether it is debt from […]
A review of 2022 complex international insolvency cases – the challenges and how they were addressed
What do the collapse of a major cryptocurrency exchange, Britain’s allegedly biggest-ever personal insolvency and the devastation of one of Russia’s major gold mining businesses […]
As CBILS defaults rise, what now for struggling borrowers?
The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS Scheme) One of the three main pandemic loan mechanisms, the CBIL Scheme, ran from March 2020 to March […]
Debt collection challenges as business energy price support is slashed
The government’s cut in support for businesses on their energy costs announced in the new Energy Bills Discount Scheme was expected, but the scale of […]