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Women more likely to be insolvent than men, new figures show

The number of personal insolvencies in the North West has risen for the first time in six years, according to the latest government figures published today – and an analysis by the insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 shows that women are increasingly more...

Businesses facing 3 years of change, says new R3 chair

Businesses will need to be alert and agile if they are to thrive in the new age of uncertainty, warns the new North West Chair of R3, the insolvency and restructuring trade body. Paul Barber, a Partner and insolvency practitioner at Begbies Traynor in Manchester, says...

Business insolvencies show first rise in five years

The level of business insolvencies remained at pre-crisis levels during 2016 – though an increase in the final quarter was the first in five years, according to statistics from the Insolvency Service released today. While insolvencies are now lower than before the...

Figures reveal North West’s new insolvency hotspots

New figures from the government’s Insolvency Service have revealed the changing map of personal finances in the North West. An analysis of the figures by the UK insolvency trade body R3 shows that, as the total number of personal insolvencies in the region has fallen...

Charity insolvencies set to rise as sector faces ‘perfect storm’

The number of charities facing insolvency is likely to rise in the year ahead as the voluntary sector faces a ‘perfect storm’, a leading insolvency expert warns. Matt Dunham, a Council member for the insolvency trade body R3, said the latest criticism of charity...