National research by Labrador has revealed that consumers are blind to the reality of their energy costs, bills and tariffs. The data reveals that only 12 percent of consumers have paid their energy bills via an actual reading for the last 10 years. Moreover, 46 percent of bill payers have paid for their energy bills via…

New research by Moore Stephens has found that there has been an 83% rise in the number of care home businesses entering insolvency, from 81 in 2016/17 to 148 in 2017/18. With many care home places being paid for by Local Authorities, the sector has been struggling since the Government cut local authority funding during…

Ahead of the launch of the final report of their inquiry into the collapse of Carillion this week, the Work and Pensions and BEIS Committees has published evidence from Santander, the bank which operated Carillion’s Early Payment Facility. The report has found that despite being signatories of the Prompt Payment Code, Carillion were “notorious late…

The Credit Services Association (CSA)has appointed Mark Buckley as its new Head of Sales. Buckley’s immediate task is to secure further sponsors and delegates for the UK Credit and Collections Conference (UKCCC) 2018, which takes place on 13 September at the Crowne Plaza in Stratford-Upon-Avon. Mark will also be selling the benefits of CSA Apprenticeships…