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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.
Our research has been garnering a lot of attention in recent days, listen to Nick Hood on BBC Radio 5 Live - 26:48 mins into the program Nick Hood, Company Watch's Head of External Affairs speaks about the growing number of zombie companies in the UK. Click here to listen
Three quarters of small and medium-sized enterprises have lost money as a result of a customer becoming insolvent, research finds. Read the full article.
The UK has seen a 108% rise in ‘zombie’ companies over the last five years, with these companies now representing some £70bn in negative equity, according to new research completed by Company Watch. Click here to read more.
Financial health monitoring specialists, Company Watch, has launched a new service covering unincorporated businesses such as sole traders, partnerships, societies and clubs in the UK. Click here to read more.
Years of recession and financial crisis have turned almost one in ten of the UK’s 2.5 million companies into “zombies”, threatening a “surge of insolvencies” as they are left behind by the improving economy. Click here to read full article
High street policy is still very much in its infancy. Governments of all stripes have failed to get to grips with the big issues facing our high streets for years... Click here to read more.