New data released by Dun & Bradstreet has revealed that year-on-year, the number of companies liquidated in the three months to June rose to 4,148 from 3,372 of the same period the previous year, an increase of 23%. Dun & Bradstreet’s UK Q2 Industry Report, which looks at data from April to June, found Retail…

Latest Irish residential mortgage arrears & repossessions have shown that mortgage arrears have continued to fall according to latest statistics released by the Central Bank of Ireland in Q2 2018.  The number of accounts in arrears over 720 days continued to fall, and Q2 2018 marked the twelfth consecutive decline.  Accounts in arrears over 720…

New figures released by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show that asset finance new business (primarily leasing and hire purchase) overall grew in July by 8% compared with the same month last year. New business for deals of up to £20 million increased by 10% over the same period. The IT equipment finance and…

New figures released by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show that point of sale (POS) consumer car finance new business volumes grew 6% in July, compared with the same month in 2017, while the value of new business increased by 11% over the same period. The POS consumer new car finance market reported new…

New figures released by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show consumer finance new business grew in July by 9%, compared with the same month last year. Credit card and personal loan new business together grew by 11% compared with July 2017, while retail store and online credit new business increased by 4%. Second charge…