One in seven UK businesses are ‘at risk’ of closure in the first half of 2021 with many coronavirus business support measures due to close in March and April, according to the latest research.
To get ahead of the anticipated rise in company collapses next year, the Insolvency Service has instructed insolvency practitioners to report all fraudulent coronavirus loan applications to them.
According to the new figures, the number of empty high street shops has risen to the highest level for more than six years following a wave of store closures as a result of the pandemic.
The new Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill will help maximise your business’ chance of survival throughout the coronavirus pandemic, it has been suggested.
According to the latest industry research, almost one in five small businesses fell into their overdrafts in the last year in a bid to manage their cash flow.
Company insolvencies increased to their highest annual level for over six years, the latest statistics have shown.
According to the latest official figures, the number of companies that were wound up last year following intervention from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) reached the highest level for four years.
According to research from accounting software platform Xero, a quarter of small business owners believe their company will go bust within the next five years.
According to official figures, the number of people facing insolvency is set to reach the highest level for almost a decade, following an annual increase of more than 22 per cent in December.
According to the latest data from the British Retail Consortium (BRC), there were around 85,000 job losses in the retail sector in the past year.