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.

Business energy price cap and Bank of England base rate increase – what businesses need to consider

Business energy price cap With the appointment of Liz Truss as Prime Minister, business owners have waited with baited breath to find out what, if […]

Covid loans: An escalating crisis

The covid loan schemes The government’s speedy launch of the various Coronavirus Business Support loan schemes when the pandemic struck in 2020 was one of […]

Which sectors are most affected by corporate insolvencies?

When the Insolvency Service published its statistics for the second quarter of 2022, all the attention was on the headline, overall numbers. There were 5,629 […]

The perilous state of the UK hospitality sector

It is impossible right now to watch a news broadcast, read a newspaper or scan through a news website without being struck by the warnings […]

Pressures build on personal finances

Financial cracks are emerging on personal finances Tangible signs of the impact of the cost of living crisis created by rampant inflation on personal finances […]

The overtrading risk for businesses in recovery

As businesses emerge from two years of pandemic related stress (financial and otherwise) it would be easy to look at the increasing headwinds of rising […]

Re-calibrating Individual Voluntary Arrangements in the cost of living crisis

The flip side of rampant inflation is how it deflates not just the disposable income available for the basics in life, such as food, energy […]

Why a company’s credit rating can be its most vital asset

July 15, 2022

Having a poor credit score is a current concern for many businesses and in some industries, a potentially fatal one. If a company is deemed […]

UK Zombie companies – how serious is the problem?

Whilst many know what Zombie companies are, how they are created and why they are a problem for both the economy generally and can be […]

The current finance landscape for businesses emerging from the pandemic

Whether you are a small to medium sized enterprise or a larger corporate entity, the last 2 years have been challenging for everyone with some […]