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Company Watch research on corporate cash hoarding quoted in review of UK economic prospects for 2014 - Click here to read full article.
Scenes of scrambling shoppers eager to pick up bargains in the sales may look like good news, but the price for retailers will be a squeeze on profit margins and damage to customer loyalty, experts warn. To read more click here.
Profits at Britain’s leading retailers are set to slump after desperate store chiefs slashed prices over Christmas in a bid to lure shoppers. To read more click here.
The economy may finally be turning a corner but for the UK’s ‘zombie’ companies with debts greater than their assets, there is little hope of a quick recovery. Click here to read full article.
Taxpayers will have to pick up the bill to compensate Blockbuster’s staff if a buyer for the failed film-rental chain is not found. Read full article
Britain is back on track and working. Last week David Cameron proudly boasted one million more are now in work than when the Government took office. Read full article.
A recent survey of the financial strength of law firms we commissioned from research group Company Watch found that nearly 900 firms, about a third of the sample – were at financial risk based on their most recent published accounts. Read full article.
The west Cumbrian construction firm Thomas Armstrong is one of the strongest in the country, according to a new survey. The corporate-health specialist Company Watch analysed the financial strength of the largest ... Read on
UNDER pressure retailers are facing a critical Christmas as they look to escape the "killing season" in January, a month that has seen a number of big chains collapse over the past two years. Read the full article.
An exclusive analysis of the Top 100 construction contractors has for the first time ranked them not just according to size and profitability but also according to financial health. Read the full article.