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Road Haulage – the HGV driver shortage rolls on

A driver shortage in the trucking industry is nothing new. From the very start, the job has been seen as an unattractive option with its […]

Opus purchases the business and certain assets of professional services firms, SKSI Limited and MLM CPS Limited

Opus Restructuring LLP, the restructuring and insolvency arm of Opus Business Advisory Group, is pleased to announce the purchase of the business and certain assets […]

Is the UK heading for record corporate insolvencies in 2023?

The surge in corporate insolvencies for November 2023 announced by The Insolvency Service has left the UK economy on the cusp of an unwanted and […]

How can the road haulage sector best approach ESG change?

The road haulage industry has a significant environmental impact. The transport sector is responsible for more than a fifth of total global CO² emissions, of […]

Will the Autumn Statement boost inadequate business investment?

December 7, 2023

Last month’s Autumn Statement was heavily focused on boosting the UK’s poor level of business investment, rightly identifying that without much higher investment, the productivity […]

December economic and business overview

In this month’s business overview, we take a closer look at the Autumn Statement and consider its real impact on business investment It’s a well-worn […]

Travel agents & tour operators are getting smaller – or is the sector just changing?

November 22, 2023

Our analysis of the latest published accounts of the travel facilitation sub-sector of the wider travel and tourism industry in the UK formed the main […]

The UK travel industry is buoyant, but how is business for travel agents?

November 16, 2023

Public confidence in travel agents Despite the rise of self-booked holidays, self-assembled via the internet, over a third of UK tourists book their trips through […]

Strong recovery for the airline industry despite capacity constraint concerns

November 14, 2023

The most recent results of major airlines focused on the UK market show an extraordinary level of positivity. Profits at British Airways owner, IAG in […]

Explainer: The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act

The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act received Royal Assent on 26th October 2023 and introduces “world leading powers” in combating criminal groups and others […]