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Debt levels soaring amongst the UK’s self-employed

According to recent research carried out by the SME advice service, Business Debtline, small business owners and those self-employed are experiencing high levels of debt. There is an increasing concern for this, as these people make up 15% of the country’s total employed population and the tendency for more and more workers to become self-employed is leaving thousands of people in debt.

Debt levels soaring amongst the UK’s self-employed2019-02-15T09:56:57+00:00

How Huddersfield town centre has become unattractive for investment or commercial regrowth

It is difficult to imagine any self-respecting town not having an M&S on its High Street.  Whilst M&S are taking steps to improve their trading performance on a national basis, there is something of an indictment of any reasonably sized conurbation if it can’t sustain their model.

How Huddersfield town centre has become unattractive for investment or commercial regrowth2019-01-18T12:05:42+00:00

The Phoenix rising from the Ashes – an Insolvency Practitioner’s View

Directors are prohibited from utilising the same or similar business name for five years following a liquidation, subject to certain exceptions which can be found in insolvency legislation.

The Phoenix rising from the Ashes – an Insolvency Practitioner’s View2018-09-12T10:22:34+00:00

How can you avoid Disqualification as a Director

A company is generally considered insolvent when it can't pay its bills as and when they fall due or if its liabilities are greater than the value of all its assets.  Legally, the directors of a company are required to act in the best interests of its creditors.

How can you avoid Disqualification as a Director2019-01-09T14:43:23+00:00

The importance of Financial Education for Teenagers

If you ask us, one of the fundamental aspects of life is learning to manage your finances, and can never be taught too young. But this needs to be provided in a manner that engages the youth and shows both the very positives in being prudent and the extreme difficulties that can be caused by being reckless.

The importance of Financial Education for Teenagers2018-08-07T12:30:57+00:00

We are here to help retailers during these challenging times for retail

Everyone recognises that these are difficult and challenging times for the retail market, but please understand that by communicating with suppliers and indeed customers and having regular meetings with them, means that difficult situations can, but not always, be averted.

We are here to help retailers during these challenging times for retail2018-07-20T11:11:01+00:00

Start with a smile!

There has been plenty to debate in this week’s news and even the economic pundits are taking some of the heat for using inappropriate language to describe the state of the UK economy.  It is important to enervate discussion but it is a pity when the language and not the subject matter takes centre-stage.

Start with a smile!2018-06-12T15:08:28+00:00