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Businesses taking risks with energy resilience

The UK’s medium-sized firms are taking huge risks when it comes to their energy supplies, with many lacking appropriate energy resilience strategies.

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15 pubs a week close as business rates skyrocket

Pubs across England and Wales are ‘disappearing’ at a rate of around 15 a week, as rising business rates hit the sector hard.

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South East retail sector displays positive signs

Retailers in the South East are reportedly in a healthier position ahead of the festive season, according to a new analysis of the sector.

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MOORFIELDS APPOINTED ADMINISTRATORS OVER CHESHIRE HOTEL

Arron Kendall and Simon Thomas, Partners of Moorfields Advisory, were appointed Joint Administrators of The Bridge Hotel, Prestbury on 24th October 2017.

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Ongoing uncertainty a major concern for UK businesses

UK small businesses are bracing themselves for a prolonged period of uncertainty as government Brexit negotiations continue to prove fruitless.

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SME travel costs remain high despite financial pressures

UK firms are cutting back on business trips as they face mounting pressure to cut their operating costs, a new study has revealed.

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Small business productivity varies wildly across UK regions

Productivity among the UK’s small businesses varies greatly across the nation, with the City of London 26 times more productive than the least productive region.

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MOORFIELDS SEEK PURCHASERS FOR CHINESE TAKEAWAY CHAIN HOTCHA

Simon Thomas and Arron Kendall, Partners of Moorfields Advisory Limited, were appointed Joint Administrators of Hotcha Limited and Hotcha Group Limited on 18th October 2017.

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Rising costs push up business distress levels

A rising number of UK businesses are showing signs of financial distress in the wake of higher operational costs, new figures show.

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Construction sector woefully underprepared for GDPR

The UK construction sector is unprepared for the introduction of General Data Protection Regulation, a new report into the sector has revealed.

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Cyber security over-confidence putting businesses at risk

Millennial employees are most likely to leave their business open to cyber-attacks, new research has claimed.

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Retail sector threatened as inflation could push up business tax bills

British firms could be left facing an additional £1 billion tax bill in 2018, unless action is taken to freeze business rates, it has been claimed.

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Healthcare Specialists Moorfields Appointed Administrators over Two Care Homes in Kent

Simon Thomas and Arron Kendall, Partners of Moorfields Advisory, were appointed Joint Administrators of Beechtree House Limited and St Mary’s (Dover) Limited on 4th October 2017.

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Business confidence continues to plummet

Business confidence among small firms is dropping faster now than in the wake of last year’s EU referendum, new research shows.

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Could automation help SMEs tackle late payment problem?

Small businesses that automate parts of their operations could save themselves time when tackling late payments, new research has claimed.

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How to face a winding up petition

In cases of unpaid debt, a creditor may opt to use a winding up petition in a bid to recover the money they are owed.

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Late payments leave SMEs struggling to access finance

The ability of small businesses to access funding is being directly hit by the slow payment culture that exists across the UK.

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Failing technology leaves businesses counting the cost

Technology failures are causing UK workers to lose nine days a year on average, new research has claimed.

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Brexit deemed biggest business insolvency threat

Brexit ranks as the number one threat to British businesses over the next two years, according to a survey of the insolvency and restructuring sectors.

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UK productivity lagging behind G7 nations

The output among UK workers was more than 15% lower than the average for the G7 nations in 2016, new data shows.

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SMEs reveal digital security concerns

More than a third of UK small businesses believe they are operating at or below the ‘security poverty line’, according to new research.

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Slow payment culture damaging UK small businesses

The UK’s slow payment culture is severely impacting on the ability of small firms to do business as uncertain cash flows are limiting growth, new research has found.

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SMEs missing out on mobile shopping boom

The majority of the UK’s small businesses are failing to take advantage of a boom in mobile shopping as they have not optimised their websites for smartphones.

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Northern nurseries see insolvency risk surge

Nearly a third of nurseries in the North West face an above average risk of failure for the next 12 months, new figures predict.

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SMEs struggle to overcome red-tape and high costs

Rising costs and red tape are the biggest barriers to start-up businesses in the UK, new research has claimed.

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