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More details on the Scottish Government’s Support for Business Funds

Following on from our Article ‘Chancellor Announces fresh support for Businesses if they are told to Shut down’ posted on 9 October 2020,…


Posted on 20th October 2020

Chancellor Announces fresh support for Businesses if they are told to Shut down

On Friday 9 October 2020, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced further support for jobs and businesses, including an extension to the Job…


Posted on 9th October 2020

The Finance Act 2020: Director’s Liability

Director’s Potential Personal Liability for the tax debts of an Insolvent Company. In the 2nd of our 2 articles on this, we are focussing…


Posted on 2nd October 2020

The Finance Act 2020: HMRC's New Creditor Status

Will HMRC’s new preferential creditor status reduce the availability of lending and successful restructuring? The highly anticipated and…


Posted on 28th September 2020

A Sting in the Tail for Directors – The Return of Wrongful Trading

The Chancellor of the Exchequer came to the House of Commons yesterday to announce significant changes to the support offered to business…


Posted on 25th September 2020

Chancellor Announces an Extension of Support for Businesses

Coronavirus Update – Business Support In addition to his announcement on the Job Support Scheme and the imminent deadline of the CBILS…


Posted on 24th September 2020

New Law can Force Suppliers to Continue Supplying Insolvent Companies.

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 came into force on 26th June 2020 and amongst other changes, it now prevents suppliers…


Posted on 3rd July 2020

Chancellor’s update to the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme.

On Friday, 29th May, the Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced an extension to the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme.  Here are the main…


Posted on 2nd June 2020

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill 2020 – Breathing Space for Companies and Directors?

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill 2020 was laid before Parliament yesterday and is expected to be passed shortly after the…


Posted on 21st May 2020

Why Coronavirus will not mean the end of High Street UK.

Undoubtedly, the Coronavirus pandemic has had a considerable impact on consumer behaviour, with many turning far more to online shopping…


Posted on 29th April 2020

Coronavirus “Bounce Back” Loan Scheme

In response to criticism from businesses that the administration of the CBILS scheme has been too slow to meet their urgent need for…


Posted on 28th April 2020

Cath Kidston: What Went Wrong?

Cath Kidston, the British brand famous for its floral designs, filed a notice of intention to appoint administrators on 3 April 2020. …


Posted on 7th April 2020

Did Flybe’s Underlying Financial Health Condition leave it more vulnerable to Coronavirus?

Despite the seemingly positive outlook for Flybe in my earlier article, it is saddening, but not surprising, to now have to report on the…


Posted on 6th March 2020

A bumpy landing for Flybe?

Flybe isn’t exactly like other airlines.  It was founded in 1979 with the idea of connecting the island of Jersey to major airports within…


Posted on 15th January 2020

Don’t let the Grinch steal Christmas: Gift cash and not vouchers!

Christmas time is nearly upon us and inevitably thoughts turn to the dreaded question of what gifts to buy for family and friends. In the…


Posted on 3rd December 2019

Company Voluntary Arrangements: Retail Hero or False Dawn

The use of Company Voluntary Arrangements (CVAs) within the retail and restaurant sectors has grown in frequency in recent times. A CVA…


Posted on 26th November 2019

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