News and events


28 February, 2014

Care home sector strengthens, but one in four care home businesses is still financially vulnerable.

Updated research into the financial health of UK care home companies from Company Watch, specialists in tracking and predicting corporate financial health worldwide, confirms that despite some signs of improvement in the sector, almost a quarter of care home operators are in its Warning Area six months on from its original study.

Click here to read the full release.

24 February, 2014

Click here to get links to Company Watch's monthly features on the financial health of construction industry sub-sectors in The Construction Index.

13 February, 2014

Company Watch, specialists in tracking and predicting corporate financial health worldwide, congratulates Coface UK & Ireland who scooped the winning prize in the Credit Insurer of the Year category at last night’s British Credit Awards 2014, which were held at The Brewery in the City of London. Click here to read full press release

28 January, 2014

When the payouts by banks for misselling Payment Protection Insurance dry up the high street could be hit by a spending drought. Click here to read full article.

29 December, 2013

Company Watch research on corporate cash hoarding quoted in review of UK economic prospects for 2014 - Click here to read full article.

28 December, 2013

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.

28 December, 2013

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.

16 December, 2013

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.

3 December, 2013

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

2 December, 2013

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.