Continued declining confidence in the manufacturing sector is the driving force behind three successive quarterly falls in overall economic confidence, according to the latest barometer from the credit services sector. Manufacturing closed down 2.3 points to 54.9 in Q3’s results from the Credit Managers’ Index  which is run by the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM). This is the…

The number of debt judgments against businesses in England and Wales in the third quarter of 2016 fell for the seventh consecutive year, according to figures released by Registry Trust. Registry Trust is the non-profit organisation which collects judgment information from jurisdictions across the British Isles and Ireland. In England and Wales, it operates the…

Petitions have been issued and advertised in the London Gazette on the following: 09247972 LIMITED 2012 ADVOCATES LIMITED 21ST CENTURY CONSTRUCTION LIMITED A & D ROBINSON INVESTMENTS LIMITED ‎A & S GLAZING SERVICES LIMITED A.C.E.E.I LTD A.M. CONTRACTORS CONSTRUCTION SERVICES LIMITED ‎AARON ENGINEERING LIMITED ‎AB SOUTH CONSTRUCTION LTD ABBEYLANDS TRANSPORT LIMITED ABBFAB ENGINEERING LIMITED ACCOUNTING…

Appointment of Administrators Notices – October 2016 Administration notices have been issued and advertised in the London Gazette  for the following companies: 3 C’S LOGISTICS LIMITED AFOD LIMITED AIC STEEL LIMITED AKULA FURNITURE LIMITED AMF SYSTEMS LTD ANDEVA UNDERWRITING AGENCY LIMITED ANDREW PAGE LIMITED ASCOT CABLE LTD ATRUL REALISATIONS LIMITED ‎AUM CARE LIMITED BANK CHARGE REFUNDS LIMITED…

The Insolvency has published the latest Insolvency statistics between July & September. The key finding from the statistics was that total company insolvencies were slightly higher than the previous quarter and also increased on the year. The trend for the past year has been broadly flat. Andrew Tate, president of insolvency and restructuring trade body…

British SMEs are owed more than £586billion in outstanding invoices, according to a Business in Britain report from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking. The average small business is owed more than £108,000 in unpaid invoices, an increase of 8 per cent since the last Business in Britain report in January 2016, with almost a third of…

New figures released by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show that asset finance new business (primarily leasing and hire purchase) grew by 18% in August, compared with the same month last year. New business reported by the commercial vehicle finance and business equipment finance sectors grew in August by 28% and 24% respectively, while…

The ONS released UK business figures which revealed that there were 2.55 million businesses registered in the UK in March 2016 compared with 2.45 million in March 2015, a rise of around 105,000 (4.3%).   Tim Vine, Leader, Risk Products at Dun & Bradstreet said “These latest figures from ONS have demonstrated that the number of businesses in…