The number of business debt judgments registered in the Republic of Ireland has decreased, according to the latest figures released by Registry Trust. A decrease in the volume of business judgments, coupled with a 16 percent drop in the average judgment’s value led to a 39 percent fall in the total value of business judgments. The…

A positive global trend to strengthen corporate balance sheets and reduce gearing is masking a rise in leverage in vulnerable sectors and regions, creating hotspots of increased risk for cross-border trade, according to the world’s leading trade credit insurer Euler Hermes. The findings come as Euler Hermes publishes its latest research on global corporate debt,…

The number of failures of UK companies has risen 30.0% to 4,827 in the second quarter of the year, compared to the same period a year ago, according to the latest figures from Creditsafe’s Watchdog Report. The quarterly Watchdog report, which analyses financial data across 12* UK business sectors, showed that high profile high street…

The Government has published its Brexit white plans on the future relationship between the UK and the European Union Commenting on the document Duncan Swift, Vice-President of insolvency and restructuring trade body R3, said “It’s encouraging to see the Government take post-Brexit cross-border insolvency issues seriously, and we welcome both the commitment to seek a…

New research of annual B2B payment practices research conducted by global credit insurer Atradius show an increasing level of deterioration in payment practices in the Americas. The report also highlights: Average payment duration increased from 61 days in 2017 to 63 days in 2018. On average, 90.3% of respondents frequently experience late payments (the average is…

A new report by Coface has found that that there is a high number of signals of risk in Q2 2018, which  is reminiscent of the situation in the years 2012-2013 when the rise of sovereign spread in the Eurozone, increased protectionism, higher oil prices, capital outflows from major emerging countries, global trade on the…

An independent study commissioned by Dun & Bradstreet reveals a UK business community that believes it has already lost out due to the EU referendum. When asked how the Brexit process has affected business finances, 43% of business leaders say they have felt a negative financial impact since the Brexit vote. More than a third…

A new report by Atradius has forecasted that global GDP is set to accelerate to 3.2% in 2018, the strongest annual expansion since 2011. However, the chances of it improving for a longer period appear to be lower than expected. This is largely due to the increase in US protectionist measures and their potential for…

Businesses in the UK have reported decreasing bad debt losses in a sign of a strengthening economic environment. On average, businesses wrote off 2 percent of annual revenue due to non-payment in the past 12 months; a decrease from the 4.7 percent reported by UK companies in 2017. The findings are part of the European Payment…

As a strong sign of a stable economic development in the majority of Europe, businesses are reporting decreasing bad debt losses. On average, 1.7 percent of the yearly revenue had to be written off due to non-payments in the past 12 months; a decrease compared to the 2.14 percent reported by European companies in 2017…

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