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Atradius warn that corporate insolvenices in advanced markets are set to rise by 1% in 2019 which is the first increase since 2009.
Credit Insurance helps UK firms survive unpaid debts which are now at their highest level since 2009
Trade credit insurance claim payouts reach £5 million a week as the number of claims increased by 60% in the last year.
UNITED KINGDOM: RETAIL SECTOR FOCUS
The total value of fraud in the UK reached a 15 year high in 2017, but has now more than halved from £2.1bn in 2017 to £746.3m in 2018, according to research carried out by BDO LLP.
UK: MEAT PROCESSORS AND CASUAL DINING CHAINS CONTINUE TO STRUGGLE WITH RISING COSTS AS THE FUTURE REMAINS UNCERTAIN
Or does it? In April last year we looked at the impact of the collapse of Carillion after 90 days, but how has the situation changed after another 9 months?
TRADE SECTOR FOCUS: IS THE GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR STUCK IN THE SLOW LANE?
With effect from 14th January, the Acumen team previously based in Sale will now be based at 40 Spring Gardens in Manchester City Centre. Find new phone numbers here.
December is the most lucrative month for retailers with Christmas shoppers taking to the streets in their hoards to look for the perfect present for their loved ones.