Insolvency & Administration

Financial Management

Guarding against supplier insolvency

Richard West, MD of Red Flag Alert, provides practical advice on how companies can protect themselves against supplier insolvency

Financial Management

Brexit poses biggest risk of business insolvency

ICAEW surveyed those working with the insolvency and business restructuring sectors on what would be the three greatest threats to British businesses over the next two years. Overwhelmingly, the responses ranked the impact of Brexit as number one.

Legislation and Regulation

Will rule changes create a period of uncertainty for insolvency practitioners?

Shakespeare Martineau's Sean Moran outlines what insolvency practitioners need to watch out for with regulatory changes that came into effect this week.

Financial Management

4 steps to protect your business from bankruptcy

The basics of staying in the black and avoiding bankruptcy.


UK sees 2.2% rise in corporate insolvencies

The Insolvency Service released Q3 figures today, revealing a 2.2. per cent rise in business insolvencies despite a drop in the last quarter. Experts squarely place the blame on Brexit, but is there more to these statistics?

Financial Management

Are you ready for a zombie attack? The dangers of sealing with technically insolvent companies

Companies that can only afford to pay the interest on their debt are a 'sleeping risk' that can stir at any time.

Financial Management

From bad to worse: how administration turned even uglier amid legal battles

When a company goes under the administrators are responsible for selling the assets, but how far do those responsibilities stretch? This salutary tale explores that question.

Financial Management

How to negotiate a CVA

Company voluntary agreements (CVAs) are becoming increasingly common in insolvency cases, writes Jamie Constable, a partner at Robert James Partnership.


Begbies Traynor buys Walletts Insolvency Services

Professional services consultancy Begbies Traynor Group has acquired Walletts Insolvency Services.

Financial Management

Insolvency: Advice for companies in trouble

It is the one thing every entrepreneur hopes will never happen, but it's expected to hit 20,000 companies next year. We talk to those in the know about how to handle insolvency.

Alternative Finance for Business

The rise of the CVA

Turnaround investor Jamie Constable explains the concept of company voluntary agreements (CVAs) and why they are increasingly used in insolvency cases.

Legislation and Regulation

Limiting your personal liability

No-one wants to think about insolvency, but just in case the worst does happen, you should take steps to protect yourself against going down with the business.