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Begbies Traynor - Insolvency practitioner eyes spike in business following furlough closure

September 2021

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  • Epic Code:
  • BEG
  • Price:
  • 135p
When we first lurched into the pandemic in March last year there were dire predictions of a potential re-run of the Global Financial Crisis as markets and confidence dived. In spite of the collapse in UK GDP, predictions of mass unemployment never happened thanks to the Chancellor’s Furlough Scheme, alongside a “hold” preventing the courts from executing corporate “winding up orders,” which would allow assets to be sold to pay creditors. This period of abeyance saw insolvency transactions fall 35% in the year to March ’21 but when I met Ric Traynor and Nick Taylor of corporate insolvency specialist Begbies Traynor over the month, they noted that Begbies nevertheless gained considerable market share. As a result, its results for the year ...

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