Press Archive 2011

53 articles

  1. 20/12/2011

    Edward Davey MP's annoucement on regulation

    "We support today’s announcement by Edward Davey MP, the Minister for Employment Relations, Consumer and Postal Affairs, which recognises that ‘the vast… Read more

  2. 16/12/2011

    Severe winter weather will have adverse affects on 84% of businesses

    Should last winter’s severe weather return, 84% of businesses said they would be adversely affected – according to recent research by insolvency trade body,… Read more

  3. 15/12/2011

    Frances Coulson comments on the retail sales estimates for November

    “The year on year increase in consumer spending seems reassuring, but we have to factor in that prices have increased by 3.6% over the same period. The situation is… Read more

  4. 07/12/2011

    3.5 million reach for payday loans as ‘zombie’ debtors rise

    As nearly half the population (45%) struggle to make it to ‘payday’, a payday loan will become a reality for many. New research by insolvency trade body R3… Read more

  5. 30/11/2011

    Comment on the Chancellor's Autumn Statement

    “The Office for Budget Responsibility has revised its central forecast for economic growth to 0.9 per cent this year and 0.7 per cent next year, down from 1.7 and… Read more

  6. 28/11/2011

    Young still getting into more Christmas Debt than older generation

    Nearly one in 10 (9%) people said they have already borrowed money to pay for Christmas, according to a recent survey by insolvency trade body, R3. 16-24 year olds were… Read more

  7. 24/11/2011

    R3 comments retail sector following Arcadia results

    Frances Coulson, R3 President:  “Following last week’s pick up in retail sales, the news of Arcadia’s 38% fall in annual profits brings us… Read more

  8. 17/11/2011

    R3 comments on latest retail figures

    “The pick-up in retail sales is unsurprising given that we are now in the run-up to Christmas. The next few months are a crucial period for retailers to build up… Read more

  9. 04/11/2011

    Frances Coulson comments on Q3 insolvency statistics

    Personal insolvency decreases “It can only be an encouraging sign that personal insolvency has decreased, but this is likely to come as a surprise for many, given… Read more

  10. 01/11/2011

    Slow growth but many businesses remain at a standstill

    Today’s 0.5% increase in GDP comes against a backdrop of low expansion and a reluctance to take on new staff   Despite a modest rise in GDP, most businesses… Read more

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