The future of the insolvency profession
The insolvency profession is poised to benefit from the growing need for business turnaround and insolvency expertise. However, the profession is at a crossroads due to regulatory upheaval and recruitment and skills challenges.Read
The future of company restructuring tools
Company Voluntary Arrangements and Restructuring Plans are important weapons in the insolvency practitioner’s armoury. Insolvency specialist Elaine Nolan explains how they look set to evolve following some seminal judgements.Read
The challenge of attracting and retaining insolvency talent
What can insolvency firms and stakeholder bodies do – or do better – to ensure more people get involved with this exciting, varied and rewarding profession?Read
The feast or famine nature of insolvency work
With insolvency firms bracing themselves for a busy period, how can they best navigate the peaks and troughs of work? Industry experts share their advice.Read
What does the changing face of insolvency work look like?
Emerging roles are shifting the insolvency profession’s emphasis towards digital skills, back-office team building and empathic listening, says Mazars Partner Rebecca Dacre.Read
Avoiding insolvency: advice for directors
There are several warning signs that a business may be in distress. Fortunately seeking help early from insolvency experts and understanding insolvency law and recent changes to it can help to avoid business failure.Read
Energy supplier collapses highlight bigger sector crisis
The explosion of wholesale energy prices since the middle of last year has resulted in 29 energy companies failing. What has the experience taught us about the regulatory structure and insolvency process?Read
The accountant keeping firms on the right side of the law
Five years working on the Robert Maxwell insolvency, an inquiry into payments transfers in the Premier League, and running KPMG’s forensic business in Russia have served Nigel Layton well, as he helps clients navigate complex supply chain due diligence.Read
Is the personal insolvency framework fit for purpose?
The Insolvency Service has issued a call for evidence to determine what personal insolvency should look like in the 21st century. Why is it needed and does it go far enough?Read
Corporate and personal insolvency: a mixed picture
With the end of COVID-19 support measures, the true picture of insolvencies is beginning to emerge, with corporate insolvencies rising at their fastest rate since 2012, but individual insolvencies lower.Read
What makes a great insolvency practitioner?
An insolvency practitioner’s work is varied, challenging and innately human. It requires impeccable technical acumen, excellent people skills and a flair for spotting connections to be at the top of the game.Read
The impact of Companies House Reform on the insolvency profession
Reform of Companies House through the Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill is critical to the insolvency and restructuring profession’s efforts in the fight against fraud.Read