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Much-needed business rescue reforms placed in doubt by Queen's Speech

The government must not neglect its business rescue reform plans as it prepares for Brexit, says insolvency and restructuring trade body, R3. Plans to introduce the government’s year-old reform proposals – or any other corporate governance reforms – appeared to be absent from today’s Queen’s Speech. As this… Read more

  1. 05/06/2017

    One-in-25 UK businesses unable to repay debts if interest rates go up

    79,000 UK businesses (4%) say they would be unable to repay their debts if interests were to rise by a small amount – almost four times the 20,000 businesses in… Read more

  2. 04/05/2017

    Opportunity to improve personal finance education in schools, research shows – R3

    Just one in ten (10%) British adults say they have received useful advice about personal finance through their school or college, a new survey of over 2,000 British… Read more

  3. 28/04/2017

    Q1 2017 insolvency statistics – R3 comments

    Commenting on the Q1 2017 England & Wales insolvency statistics (published by the Insolvency Service), Adrian Hyde, President of insolvency and restructuring… Read more

  4. 26/04/2017

    R3 comments on the Scottish insolvency statistics for 2016-17

    Commenting on the Scottish Insolvency Statistics for 2016-17, Tim Cooper, Chair of R3 in Scotland, the insolvency and restructuring trade body says: Personal… Read more

  5. 21/04/2017

    Adrian Hyde becomes new R3 President

    Adrian Hyde, a Partner at CVR Global LLP with over 20 years of insolvency experience, is taking over as the new president of R3, the insolvency and restructuring trade… Read more

  6. 31/03/2017

    Importance of advisory work grows for insolvency profession as clients seek flexible arrangements

    Rise in demand for advisory work, while insolvency skills are seen as a big advantage 40% of R3 members’ time now taken up by restructuring work. Restructuring… Read more

  7. 28/03/2017

    British adults’ personal finance pessimism on the rise since Brexit vote

    The share of British adults concerned about their future financial health has been slowly but steadily increasing since June 2016, according to a new survey of over 2,000… Read more

  8. 08/03/2017

    Budget 2017: Loss Relief reforms & Business Rates could increase business failures – R3

    Changes to corporation tax loss relief included in the Budget Red Book could damage UK business rescue, warns insolvency and restructuring trade body R3. The 2017 Budget… Read more

  9. 08/03/2017

    Budget 2017: Bankruptcy impact of new anti-avoidance tools needs considering by government – R3

    With £820m of new anti-tax avoidance measures announced in today’s Budget, Andrew Tate, president of insolvency and restructuring trade body R3, says: … Read more

  10. 02/03/2017

    Court of Appeal decision brings clarity to IVAs on PPI refunds

    A Court of Appeal decision handed down yesterday (1 March) has significant implications for thousands of personal insolvency procedures, says insolvency trade body R3. … Read more

  11. 01/03/2017

    1 in 4 British adults’ mental health affected by personal finance concerns – research

    British adults say that their personal or household finances are the most likely factor, from a list of common causes of stress and anxiety, to have a negative impact on… Read more

  12. 01/03/2017

    R3 says new Standard Financial Statement is a ‘positive development’

    Responding to the launch today (1st March) of the new Standard Financial Statement (SFS), Mark Sands, chair of R3’s personal insolvency committee, said: "The… Read more

  13. 20/02/2017

    R3 welcomes government’s pensions green paper

    In response to the publication today of the government's green paper, Security and Sustainability in Defined Benefit Pension Schemes, Andrew Tate, president of UK… Read more

  14. 16/02/2017

    R3 welcomes government’s priority for debt advice in new single advice body

    Commenting on the closure of the government consultation on the creation of a new single financial guidance body, Mark Sands, Chair of the Personal Insolvency Committee… Read more

  15. 02/02/2017

    New government guidance on late payment is 'welcome', says R3

    In response to the publication of new guidance on late payment reporting for large businesses, published by the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy,… Read more

  16. 27/01/2017

    2016 insolvencies up from 2015 – R3 comments

    Commenting on the rising personal and corporate insolvency statistics in 2016, announced by the government this morning, Andrew Tate, president of insolvency and… Read more

  17. 25/01/2017

    R3 comments on Scottish insolvency statistics Q3 2016-17

    Commenting on the Scottish Insolvency Statistics, Q3 2016-17, provided by the Accountant in Bankruptcy (AiB), Tim Cooper, Chair of insolvency trade body R3 in Scotland… Read more

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