News and events


Merry Christmas
16 December, 2016

Wishing our clients, partners & suppliers a Happy Holiday & a prosperous New Year!

24 November, 2016

Company Watch, specialists in tracking and predicting corporate financial health, has increased the number of online Polish companies available.

21 November, 2016

Company Watch has expanded the number of Italian companies available online.

Zombie Companies
16 November, 2016

Company Watch, who monitor corporate financial health, has found that there are now approximately 249,000 ‘Zombie’ firms trading in the UK, an increase of 10,000 compared to November 2014 when they conducted the same research.

Blockbuster Administration
31 October, 2016

Research by Opus Restructuring, a leading advisory, restructuring and insolvency firm, reveals that Administration, the UK’s flagship business rescue procedure, is ineffective in over two thirds of cases.

10 October, 2016

This has been a good year for the P&L of the construction industry as a whole: turnover is up and so are profits - all without a significant increase in the size of the balance sheet, suggesting that the sector is working its capital more effectively. But as ever, some individual companies are better prepared than others.

10 October, 2016

News this week is the declaration by the taxman of its intention to spare the smallest businesses the burden of quarterly tax reporting. But will this move lead to some unexpected problems when it comes to smaller companies securing credit?

10 October, 2016

Again this summer we learnt that one in five small and medium-sized firms are expecting to write almost £6bn in bad debts in 2016. This amounts to around £31,000 per company affected, which is no small sum.

Bernard Matthews
20 September, 2016

Private equity firm Rutland Partners confirms the sale of Bernard Matthews, known for its “bootiful” turkeys,  to Ranjit Boparan, the founder and owner of the 2 Sisters Food Group.

12 September, 2016

Company Watch CEO Denis Baker looks at the performance of the UK’s leading construction companies.