Category: Business Insolvency

Leaked letter warns that a no-deal Brexit could trigger another recession

A leaked cabinet letter has revealed that another recession could hit the UK in the event of a no-deal Brexit. This news has come just as the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier announced that a no-deal Brexit “becomes day after day more likely”. The letter from cabinet secretary Sir Mark Sedwill contained analysis that…




Why your business needs to be proactive not reactive to succeed

<h1>A reactive business responds to events as and when they happen, whereas a proactive business pre-empts and plans for changes, challenges, and crisis.</h1> <p>If you’re a business owner, becoming proactive rather than reactive is key to remaining prosperous.</p> <p>Reactive businesses are always in a precarious situation. By not reacting to situations until forced to do…




4 simple steps to managing your business’ finances proactively

Managing your business’ finances proactively can help to minimise financial loss and maximise prosperity. In a recent blog, we discussed the advantages of becoming a proactive business rather than a reactive one. If you’re ready to transform the way your business looks after its finances by embracing proactive strategies, then we’ve put together a few…




My Last Business Went into Liquidation – Can I Start a New One?

Not all businesses are successes and various business gurus will tell you they had plenty of failures before they became successful entrepreneurs. So, liquidation in itself is not necessarily a big deal but starting a new business should be carefully considered.   One thing you can do is learn a lot from failure in business. Liquidation…




Insolvencies at their highest level since 2014

According to the latest government statistics, company insolvencies are at their highest level since 2014. Even more alarming is the fact that personal insolvencies are also at their highest level since 2011.   While the rise in personal insolvencies is driven by increases in individual voluntary arrangements (IVAs), company insolvencies have risen most notably in the…




How do I liquidate My LTD Company?

If you have launched a limited company and it soon becomes apparent that it isn’t generating sufficient profit to cover mounting overheads, then it may be time to consider winding up the company.   The process can be straightforward if there are no major creditors or they can simply be paid off, but this isn’t always…




If My Company Goes Bust Will It Harm My Personal Credit Rating?

If your business faces closure this year you will no doubt have plenty of things on your mind to worry about without adding personal worries to the equation. One of the major concerns for many directors is the potential impact on their own financial future and their credit rating in particular. To ease those worries,…




Can A Dissolved Company Be Restored?

If your business is facing insolvency this year then you may be thinking about what happens after. Will everything you worked for be gone for ever?   Sometimes a business will reach its natural end with no prospect of a rescue or rebirth while it is possible for some businesses to come back from the dead….




How to Prepare for A Meeting with An Insolvency Practitioner

If you are planning to enter into an Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA), you will need to have a meeting set up with an insolvency practitioner (IP) to discuss your case. The IP will expect you to come prepared with all the information required to set up the arrangement because if there is anything missing or…




HMRC Set To Rank Higher Among Creditors

Insolvent business will soon see HMRC moving up the rankings among creditors when new insolvency measures are introduced in 2020.   In the past HMRC was always a priority creditor until 2002 when the Enterprise Act was introduced and put into place in 2003 classing them as an unsecured creditor. This meant HMRC was relegated to…