Restaurant insolvencies rise by 31%

A cashflow crisis brought on by the pandemic lockdowns has resulted in a 31% increase in restaurant insolvencies over the three-month period to September, compared to the previous quarter. The number of UK restaurant insolvencies has jumped 31% to 296 in the last quarter, up from 226 in the previous quarter*, our research shows. The…

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Business insolvencies fell by 3% in October

18th November 2021 Business | #business insolvencies

Latest figures from the Insolvency Service has shown that the number of businesses in England and Wales that business insolvencies fell by 3% in October to a total of 1,405 compared to September’s total of 1,449, and increased by 63.6% compared to October 2020’s figure of 864. The increase in company insolvencies compared to October…

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High energy costs predicted to increase construction business failures

10th November 2021 Business | #business insolvencies

New research from CompanyDebt has predicted an incoming wave of business failures among the UK’s construction sector. The report says that supply and demand in the global energy market have pushed prices to a record high this month in what industry pundits are called a ‘perfect storm.’ Energy prices are now over 250% higher than…

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INSOLVENCY NOTICES: Winding Up Petitions – October 2021

In October Winding Up Petitions (Companies) have been issued and advertised in the London Gazette for the following companies: ALBION CONSULTANTS UK LTD ALE PILING LTD ANCESTORS OF DOVER LTD ASHTON WOOD LTD BARNSTAPLE ESTATE PROPERTIES LTD BRYANT HOUSE LTD BUILD MODULAR LTD CFL FINANCE LTD CHAPPELL CREST LTD COOKSON DEVELOPMENTS LTD DRAGON FIRE SYSTEMS…

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Jump in creditors using court action to recover debts sparks insolvency surge fears

9th November 2021 Business | #business insolvencies

A jump in creditors using court action to recover debts has sparked fears of a surge in insolvencies, with the 21,764 county court judgments lodged against companies in the three months to the end of September marking a 51% increase on the previous quarter. The latest red flag research for Q3 2021 from Begbies Traynor,…

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Shop closure rate stabilises

2nd November 2021 Business | #business insolvencies

Latest figures from the British Retail Consortium have shown that shop vacancy rates have stabilised after rising for three years The figures indicate that the rate was 14.5% in the third quarter, the same as the second. While no UK regions saw an increase, the vacancy rate is still at a record high. The proportion…

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Business insolvencies increase 16.7%

1st November 2021 Business | #business insolvencies

Latest figures from the Insolvency Service has shown that ehe number of businesses in England and Wales that there were 3,765 seasonally adjusted business insolvencies in Quarter3 2021, an increase of 16.7% compared to Q2 2021’s figures of 3,226 and a rise of 43.5% compared to Q3 2020 (2,624). The Insolvency Services says that teh…

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Northern Irish business and personal insolvencies increase

Latest statistics from the Insolvency Service have shown that Northern Irish business insolvences increased by 42% whilst personal insolvences rose by 1% in the latest quarterly figures. Latest business insolvencey figures have shown that there were 34 company insolvencies in Northern Ireland in Q3 2021, an increase of 42% on the same quarter of 2020.…

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Scottish business insolvencies increase by 29%

29th October 2021 Business | #business insolvencies

The number of business insolvencies (liquidations and receiverships) in Scotland rose by 29.4% to 211 in July-September 2021 compared with April-June 2021 (163), and rose by 80.3% compared to July-September 2020 (117) according to latest Accountant in Bankruptcy (AiB) figures. Creditors’ Voluntary Liquidations rose to 179 for July-September 2021 – an increase of 35.6% on the…

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Business insolvencies rose in September

18th October 2021 Business | #business insolvencies

The number of businesses in England and Wales that failed last month was the largest since the pandemic began, with Insolvency Service data showing that 1,446 company insolvencies were logged in September.  Business insolvencies increased by 7.2% in September 2021 compared to August’s figure of 1,349, and increased by 55.8% compared to September 2020’s figure…

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