Industry News & Insight
We post regularly in our news and insight section discussing current industry topics, covering all divisions within the Group.
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 […]
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 […]
Does a Winding Up Petition mean the end of the line?
Businesses struggling to pay their bills were given unprecedented breathing space during the pandemic, as the government closed off every avenue of attack for frustrated […]
Business turnaround for pandemic recovery
The last 18 months have been a challenging time for many SME business owners and directors. The pandemic has created unprecedented difficulties, leaving business owners […]
How limited is liability with personal guarantees?
Limited liability arrangements have long been thought of as a secure way for a business owner or director to clearly separate and protect their personal […]
Current challenges for business owners – don’t remain isolated at the helm
There are numerous challenges SME business owners are facing in the current economic climate. The turmoil of the pandemic, coupled with the upheaval of Brexit, […]
Why administration isn’t always the right business rescue route
A perfect illustration – a road haulage business rescue When a well-established road haulage business came to Opus for advice, the question posed was simple […]
SECTOR SERIES: Hotel Survival
Hotels repurpose to get through the crisis As the Government belatedly joins the global trend of rigid enforcement of ‘stay home’ strategies, any hope that […]
SECTOR SERIES: Restaurant & Pub Trade Survival
There are so many survival options for restauranteurs The stress and worry for owners of restaurant and pub businesses and their staff is unimaginable right now. […]
54 jobs saved by Opus in national car servicing rescue deal
Opus, a national business advisory, restructuring and insolvency practice has saved 54 jobs and preserved operations at 9 trading units of Concorde Tyre & Exhausts […]