Directors to be held personally liable for company collapses

VINCE CABLE has outlined proposals to shake up the insolvency profession, including plans to make directors personally liable for corporate collapses.

Debt Collection Agencies pursuing £62bn

The amount of consumer debt passed to UK debt collection agencies rose to £62 billion in the third quarter of 2012, the highest level recorded in over a year.

British Chambers of Commerce Slashes UK Growth Rate

The forecast for economic growth for 2012 has been slashed from 0.6% to 0.11% by the British Chambers of Commerce.

Insolvency service cracks down on dodgy directors

The number of Directors disqualified in England, Scotland and Wales has risen sharply according to new figures released by the Insolvency service. The latest statistics...

Retirees Sitting on £96.41bn of Personal Debts

New research from retirement income specialist MGM Advantage reveals that the average retired person has £8,180 of personal debt, collectively equating to a staggering £96.41bn.
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23% Increase in Unpaid Business Invoices

The number of unpaid UK business invoices has increased by 23% according to new tracker by AI platform provider, Sidetrade. Sidetrade’s tracker is based on...
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Government vows to act on SME late payments

The UK government has launched tougher measures to tackle SME late payments to small businesses as part of its upcoming Prompt Payment & Cash...
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UK Exporters braced for non-payment rise from overseas customers

The number of UK exporters anticipating an increase in the risk of non-payment has risen from 27% to 43% year on year, according to...

UK Inflation Levels Fall by 0.5%

The latest statistics from ONS have revealed that CPI annual inflation for April stands at 3%, down from the March figure of 3.5%.
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