Industry News & Insight

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

Why litigation funding can be the answer to a business litigant’s prayers

Getting involved in commercial litigation is every business’s worst nightmare. Whichever side of a dispute you are on, there is so much more at stake […]

What are a director’s responsibilities following the BTI v Sequana decision?

Ever since the modern insolvency era began with the passing of the Insolvency Act 1986, there has been a debate about how and when the […]

Why there’s no real stigma about personal insolvency

With the economic climate as it has been over the last few years, it is no surprise that there are plenty of people struggling with […]

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 […]