Industry News & Insight

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

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

January 12, 2023

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 […]

How will businesses be affected by the energy support cut?

January 10, 2023

As energy prices disappeared off the chart in the wake of the Ukraine conflict, the government opened its coffers last autumn and wrote what has […]

After the annus horribles of 2022, what will the business outlook be in 2023?

January 9, 2023

The futility of predicting 2022 Even Nostradamus would have struggled to get his economic forecasts right for 2022, although there were straws in the winter […]

What does the Government’s political reset mean for businesses?

January 5, 2023

The Prime Minister’s speech on 4 January was intended to clarify the aims and aspirations of what is still a very new administration, coming after […]

Why Companies House reform is important for SMEs

December 13, 2022

The inability of Companies House (CH) to police and quality control the data it puts on its Register and the implications for people depending on […]

Using third party litigation funding

Traditionally, the prospect of taking a claim or a counterclaim into the dark world of commercial litigation and possibly into the courtroom is one of […]

Prism SME Barometer lifts the lid on challenges facing SMEs

December 1, 2022

The IT support, security and telecommunications consultancy, Prism has launched its first ever report into the major issues facing SMEs as they struggle through the […]

Opus rescues Valeside Catering after its failed acquisition

Successful catering business with health revenue Valeside Catering Contracts Limited, a business incorporated in 2002 had been a successful husband and wife catering company, servicing […]