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.

Croydon Council plunges into Insolvency crisis

Insolvency: Why is Croydon Council declaring itself insolvent? Croydon Council became only the second UK local authority in twenty years to declare itself insolvent when […]

Internal fraud: the ever-present threat to businesses

September 24, 2020

Fraud in the workplace Fraud is never far from the headlines. A little while ago, Patisserie Valerie collapsed into Administration after it was found to […]

Reinstating Crown Preference: So many consequences for business

Crown preference background The Finance Act 2020 has restored preferential status in an insolvency as from December 2020 to Crown debts, such as unpaid VAT […]

‘Light Touch’ Administrations: A new approach to an old remedy

It may have taken almost twenty years, but the insolvency profession has finally got round to adapting the Administration insolvency process brought in by the […]

Creating a cash culture to help your business through a crisis

July 28, 2020

This pandemic is a crisis like no other in the past century and beyond. It is stressing every aspect of a company’s business model. Revenues […]

Business survival: When is it time to throw in the towel?

The Pandemic is threatening to cause a financial crisis to equal of even surpass the horrors of The Great Depression almost a century ago. There […]

New Corporate Insolvency Act – what does this mean for business?

The Corporate Insolvency & Governance Act 2020 (“The Act”) The Act implements insolvency reforms first proposed by the government as far back as 2016, which […]

Coronavirus & the incredible shrinking asset value

All lenders and insolvency practitioners know what happens to the assets section of a company’s Balance Sheet when it goes into any formal insolvency process, […]

SECTOR SERIES: Challenges as Construction Gets Started

Getting Back on Site – Challenges as Construction Gets Started After Covid-19 Shutdown By the end of April, 70% of sites operated by major contractors […]

Starting up again after a business failure

The legal pitfalls to be aware of Businesses fail for all sorts of reasons, some within the control of the entrepreneur behind them, others because […]