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  1. Is bankruptcy worth the gamble?

    We have probably all seen an advert on the TV or a pop up on the internet promoting online gambling sites.  A few of us may have an app downloaded on our smartphones so we can place a cheeky bet on the football every now and then.  But when do the odd bets here and there turn in to reckless gambling and what are the lasting lifestyle effects?

    Monday, 29th May 2017 69 views

  2. Using Brexit to boost your business

    Tuesday, 25th April 2017 377 views

  3. Personal guarantees and the possible consequences on the guarantor if they are called upon

    Monday, 17th April 2017 173 views

  4. The business failure of Comet

    Thursday, 6th April 2017 155 views

  5. The ongoing Glasgow Rangers court battle and the effect it may have on businesses nationwide

    Monday, 13th March 2017 578 views

  6. Will Brexit lead to an increase in the number of insolvencies?

    Monday, 6th February 2017 399 views

  7. Is 2017 the year of the Red Lion? Could the public house sector be fighting back?

    Monday, 23rd January 2017 382 views

  8. Difficulties facing the travel industry in 2017

    Friday, 13th January 2017 405 views

  9. The business failure of Woolworths

    Tuesday, 10th January 2017 378 views

  10. The challenges facing private schools

    Thursday, 17th November 2016 1175 views

  11. Bolton Wanderers facing insolvency

    Monday, 28th December 2015 976 views

  12. The benefits of using a Members’ Voluntary Liquidation to utilise capital gains tax allowances

    Thursday, 26th November 2015 1538 views

  13. Is the “crowdfunding” bubble about to burst

    Friday, 23rd October 2015 1304 views

  14. Insolvency isn’t all doom and gloom

    Thursday, 15th October 2015 1328 views

  15. The rise and fall of Morrisons and the lessons that could be learnt

    Tuesday, 22nd September 2015 1553 views

  16. Popular online music streaming service placed into Administration

    Thursday, 18th June 2015 1455 views

  17. Football League tightens up insolvency rules

    Wednesday, 3rd June 2015 1436 views

  18. Will Tesco be the next big UK business failure?

    Tuesday, 26th May 2015 1655 views

  19. Are couriers at risk of insolvency due to online shopping habits?

    Tuesday, 7th April 2015 1669 views

  20. Can the Government reverse the UK late payment culture and help SME’s cashflow

    Monday, 2nd March 2015 1116 views

  21. ‘Zombie’ companies just refusing to die

    Thursday, 27th November 2014 1698 views

  22. How short term business loans can assist with cash flow difficulties

    Wednesday, 5th November 2014 934 views

  23. Is a CVA the business owners prefered option for managing debt?

    Monday, 3rd November 2014 976 views

  24. How to lose £Billions

    Monday, 27th October 2014 1384 views

  25. How to respond to a Winding Up Petition

    Thursday, 23rd October 2014 951 views

  26. Restaurants like Café Rouge continue to struggle with insolvency despite economic uplift

    Monday, 13th October 2014 943 views

  27. Is an Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA) an option if you are a sole trader?

    Sunday, 14th September 2014 1115 views

  28. How do I ensure that shareholder dividends are not illegal?

    Sunday, 7th September 2014 2295 views

  29. A reflection of a Company Voluntary Arrangement one year on

    Wednesday, 3rd September 2014 1040 views

  30. Successful business recovery - administration does not have to mean the end

    Wednesday, 27th August 2014 943 views

  31. Cash flow management leading to pressure from creditors

    Thursday, 31st July 2014 974 views

  32. Company Voluntary Arrangement rescues firm from financial difficulty

    Wednesday, 23rd July 2014 1099 views

  33. Can partnerships propose a company voluntary arrangement?

    Tuesday, 22nd July 2014 1005 views

  34. How to manage stakeholders of a Company Voluntary Arrangement

    Friday, 18th July 2014 1127 views

  35. Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) – The facts (part 2)

    Thursday, 17th July 2014 1019 views

  36. Company Voluntary Arrangement – all your questions answered

    Tuesday, 15th July 2014 1050 views

  37. Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) – The facts (part 1)

    Thursday, 10th July 2014 1002 views

  38. Corporate Restructuring

    Tuesday, 8th July 2014 1412 views

  39. Peer 2 Peer lending as a tax free investment for ISA funds

    Tuesday, 1st July 2014 4758 views

  40. How to use a Company Voluntary Arrangement to tackle a Winding Up Petition

    Wednesday, 25th June 2014 1071 views

  41. Cashflow problem? Headline that wasn’t predicted: ‘Unforeseen loss forces psychics into liquidation’

    Thursday, 13th March 2014 1269 views

  42. Business debt help – what to look for in your insolvency advisor (part 2)

    Friday, 7th March 2014 2310 views

  43. Liquidation for company that used ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ tactics

    Thursday, 6th March 2014 1973 views

  44. Internacionale – third time unlucky?

    Monday, 3rd March 2014 9303 views

  45. Bradford Bulls to suffer the same fate as Portsmouth FC?

    Thursday, 27th February 2014 9539 views

  46. Are you investing in your business to keep your employees employed?

    Monday, 17th February 2014 1461 views

  47. Business Debt Help - What to look for in your Insolvency Advisor

    Tuesday, 28th January 2014 2116 views

  48. Business Debt – where to get help?

    Friday, 17th January 2014 1366 views

  49. Hampshire and Dorset face to face advice for businesses suffering financial distress

    Thursday, 16th January 2014 1150 views

  50. Why having a reliable and reputable accountant to maintain your accounts is critical

    Tuesday, 17th December 2013 2604 views

  51. Cashflow problems? A business loan on a short term basis could be the answer!

    Monday, 29th July 2013 1511 views

  52. Why Prepack when you can Cashsolv

    Sunday, 14th July 2013 1774 views

  53. Business owners need skills and education not just a ‘get out of jail’ card

    Wednesday, 22nd May 2013 1444 views

  54. Portland LDC launch cash flow guides

    Thursday, 6th September 2012 38256 views

  55. ‘Views from the Outlook’ by Robert May - HM Revenue & Customs and Bonds

    Wednesday, 8th February 2012 3020 views

  56. ‘Views from the Outlook’ by Robert May - Credit Crunch 2 (A LIBOR Story)

    Friday, 13th January 2012 1540 views

  57. ‘Views from the Outlook’ by Robert May - Merry Christmas…..but maybe not such a good New Year

    Friday, 9th December 2011 1531 views

  58. ‘Views from the Outlook’ by Robert May - HM Revenue & Customs and payment plan problems

    Friday, 28th October 2011 1326 views

  59. Carl Faulds’ insolvency article for 200,000 members of FSB

    Monday, 19th September 2011 1521 views

  60. The negative value of credit searches

    Wednesday, 16th February 2011 1633 views

  61. Difficult times ahead for retail industry

    Tuesday, 1st February 2011 1323 views

  62. Rising from the ashes – the reuse of a company’s name or trading style

    Wednesday, 18th March 2009 1369 views

  63. Recovery or rip-off?

    Wednesday, 18th March 2009 1349 views

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