Insolvency and restructuring firm CVR Global has bolstered its senior team to support its growing international offering with the appointment of Darren Reeds. Reeds joins the firm as a Partner from Deloitte where he was Head of Financial Advisory Services for their insolvency and restructuring division in the British Virgin Islands. Reeds has spent five-and-a-half…

Enforcement agency, Bristow & Sutor, has made a series of strategic appointments to its senior leadership leam, strengthening its technology, HR and sales divisions. The Redditch headquartered business has appointed Paul Lillico as Chief Technology Officer, Jodie Bromley as Group HR Director and Simon Hunt as Head of Sales. The new appointments come at a…

Hotels, pubs, and restaurants in Scotland have seen their levels of elevated insolvency risk fall slightly or hold steady since the start of the year, according to insolvency and restructuring trade body R3. The proportion of hotel companies based in Scotland deemed by R3’s research to be at greater than usual risk of insolvency in…

The Money Advice Liasion Group (MALG) has announced new appointments to its board following its AGM last week. Bob Winnington Chief Executive Officer at MALG said “We’re very pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Wallwork, Chief Executive of the Credit Services Association (CSA) and Paul Smee, Chair of the Peer to Peer Finance Association,…

The CCTA association who represent businesses providing credit to consumers has announced that Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Greg Stevens will take over as Chair for the CCTA council replacing John Fellows. Fellows, who has held the role of Council Chair for seven years, said “I’m delighted to announce that Greg Stevens has agreed to take…

Kirklees Council wrote off almost £6 million of bad debt during the financial year 2018-19 according to new figures released by the council. Whilst the figure appears high finance chiefs at the council have advised it reflects only a tiny percentage of the authority’s revenue. The largest write-offs from April 2018 to March 2019 were…

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is failing to adequately protect consumers from high-interest costs on credit cards according to a new report by the Centre for Responsible Credit, Jubilee Debt Campaign, New Economics Foundation and Research for Action. The report also calls for a cap on the total cost of charges that borrowers pay. Almost…