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Northern firms have highest insolvency rates, new figures show

Northern firms have highest insolvency rates, new figures show

Northern businesses have the highest insolvency rates in the country, according to new government figures which give a regional breakdown of insolvencies for the first time. The figures, released today, show that the North West is in third place in England and Wales...
2 in 5 ‘bricks and mortar’ retailers now at risk in North West

2 in 5 ‘bricks and mortar’ retailers now at risk in North West

The proportion of North West high street retailers with an elevated risk of insolvency has leaped from 36% to 41% in just six months, according to research by insolvency and restructuring trade body R3. It shows that nearly 6,200 ‘bricks and mortar’ retailers are...
7 reasons for businesses to use PR

7 reasons for businesses to use PR

‘What can PR do for my business?’ That is a common question from smaller businesses – so here are seven reasons to incorporate it as part of your marketing mix: 1. Reach the audience in the most cost-effective way As PR focuses on gaining free...

Cost of food is most likely reason families struggle to payday

Three in ten adults in the North West (29%) struggle to reach payday – with the cost of food most likely to be the cause of this, according to research by the insolvency trade body R3. Its latest survey shows that almost half (48%) of adults living in the region who...

Katie Price case shows why people turn to IVAs

The decision by businesswoman and former glamour model Katie Price to work with her creditors to try and agree an Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA) has shone a spotlight on a procedure many might not have heard of – but it’s actually the most common form of...