• 13th August 2014

    Gender bias in insolvency

    Fiona Hotston Moore, Forensic partner at Ensors Chartered Accountants, looks at the gender bias that currently exists within the insolvency profession.
  • 29th July 2014

    Corporate insolvencies down - IVA's up

    Insolvency stats released show further decrease in corporate insolvencies but the continued rise of the Individual Voluntary Arrangement (IVA).
  • 28th July 2014

    HMRC set to issue 40,000 accelerated payment notices

    The Finance Bill, which has now received Royal Assent, has given HMRC a new power called ‘accelerated payment’ in relation to individuals and companies that have used what HMRC view as tax avoidance schemes.
  • 16th July 2014

    Financial Focus On...Company Paperwork

    Not the most exciting subject for this month’s article but occasionally we need to go back and double check to make sure that we don’t forget the basics. So this month it’s Company Paperwork! Or to put it another way, at some point in the future the Taxman is going to look into a Company’s affairs and will try to put his own spin on Company actions. It is your paperwork that has the power to stop him in his tracks.
  • 26th June 2014

    Beware the risks of emerging from recession

    History tells us that one of the most difficult periods for businesses to negotiate is as the economy emerges from recession. Previous recessions have demonstrated that as the economy begins to grow then the number of businesses going into an insolvency procedure spikes as businesses ‘over trade’ and do not have the cash resources to fund the up-turn.