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.

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

October 7, 2021

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 […]

Business at the Birmingham Office – Insolvency, restructuring and gaining IPA authorisation

Business rescue, restructuring & insolvency practice, Opus Restructuring & Insolvency announced its office expansion into Birmingham last summer. Director, Gareth Wilcox looks back over the […]

Money’$ too tight to mention – The Bank of England interest rate rise

On the 2nd November, the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) raised interest rates from 0.25% to 0.5%. By increasing the cost of borrowing […]