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.
Supporting staff through the cost of living crisis
The pandemic brought huge disruption to businesses of all shapes and sizes; over the least two years, their staff have had to endure once-in-a-career disruption […]
Is inflation the last straw for the food & beverage sector?
We reported in detail on the finances and risks in the food and beverage sector in early December 2021, just as the Omicron variant was […]
Mini-umbrella company (MUC) fraud . . . HMRC are on the case
Many businesses use temporary labour from specialist labour supply companies, whether they are in agriculture, food processing, construction, healthcare or other sectors. Statistics from the […]
April Fool’s Day – and sadly, this is not a wind up
The end of the ban on Winding Up Petitions One of the key measures in the government’s attempt to protect businesses badly affected by the […]
Rent arrears remedies will be available again to unpaid landlords
Of all the many restrictions placed on creditors to protect businesses during the pandemic, none have been as long lasting or wide ranging as those, […]
Credit risk management post-pandemic – Part 2
The Covid crisis has taken many accepted truths and thrown them up in the air, like a confetti of commercial confusion. In our first article […]
Credit risk management post-pandemic – Part 1
Credit risk disciplines The Coronavirus crisis has not so much moved the goal posts for credit management professionals as relocated the game to another stadium […]
Has the return of Crown Preference killed off the CVA?
The Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) has long been a useful weapon in the armoury of business rescue experts, with an infinite flexibility designed to allow […]
The dividend ‘dilemma’: How to protect yourself and your business
It is common practice for director/shareholders of owner-managed businesses to take remuneration by way of a low basic salary paid through PAYE, with the remainder […]