The repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global economy could have an impact on Business to Business (B2B) payment behaviour worldwide, and knowledge of country-specific practices and legislation regarding debt collections is necessary to increase recoveries and minimise write-offs. according to Atradius. The latest economic research by the company forecasts a 26% increase in…

The number and total value of judgments registered against Irish businesses saw a huge fall in the third quarter (Q3) of 2020 compared to the same quarter last year,  new figures released by registrar Irish Judgments show. Judgments against Irish businesses fell from 192 to 78, a decrease of 59 percent. The total value registered…

Fundamental risks to business continuity as a result of the pandemic mean that an estimated 193 airports face insolvency in the coming months if passenger traffic does not start to recover by the year end according to new research by ACI Europe. These airports between them facilitate 277 thousand jobs and €12.4 billion of European…

A new 5-day conference for the commercial credit sector has been launched by Credit Connect in partnership with Aon The Credit Solution Conference, a 5-day event will take place online between Monday 7th December and Friday 11th December. The event content will be hosted by Aon and the event will be facilitated by Credit Connect…

Business leaders fear a potential double hit from the Covid-19 pandemic and no deal, new figures from the Institute of Directors (IOD) reveal. In a survey of almost a thousand company directors conducted in late September, the majority said that the pandemic would magnify the impact of a no-deal Brexit on their organisation, while less…

RSM’s UK Brexit Stress Index nudged up for the first time since the early days of the Covid-19 lockdown, ushering in the first signs in nearly seven months that the risk of no-deal trade talks with the EU is generating increased nervousness within business. This week the pound also saw its worst performing week against…

Insolvencies in the UK are forecast to jump by 27% this year, slightly higher than the global average rise of 26%, reveals a new economic research report by top trade credit insurer Atradius. The latest Atradius Insolvency Report analyses the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the knock-on effect on insolvencies. Every major economy, except…

The UK economy shrunk by a fifth and fell into its deepest recession on record in the second quarter. Official data released by the ONS confirmed a 20.4% fall in GDP quarter on quarter. The contraction followed a 2.2% dip in the first quarter, sending the country into a technical recession. In Germany, GDP fell…

The number and total value of judgments registered against Irish businesses have risen in the first half of 2020 compared to the same period last year, figures released today by registrar Irish Judgments show. Judgments against Irish businesses actually rose from 250 to 315, a rise of 26 percent over the period. But, the total…

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