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Lies, damn lies and………experimental statistics!
Lies, damn lies and………experimental statistics!

Lies, damn lies and………experimental statistics!

Steve ElliottBy Steve Elliott On 25 November 2015 Comments: 0

We have just received the first issue from the Insolvency Service of some “experimental” statistics on the results in the 3 months to the end of September 2015.

We've never had it so good - have we?
We've never had it so good - have we?

We've never had it so good - have we?

Steve ElliottBy Steve Elliott On 29 October 2015 Comments: 0

The proportion of live companies which go into liquidation is now at the lowest (at 0.46%) that it has been since comparable records started in 1984.

The Swinging Bankruptcy Pendulum
The Swinging Bankruptcy Pendulum

The Swinging Bankruptcy Pendulum

Steve ElliottBy Steve Elliott On 26 October 2015 Comments: 0

In November 1761, John Perrott, the last bankrupt to be hanged in England, left his prison cell in London’s Newgate Prison for the short, one-way trip to West Smithfield to face the gallows.

Insolvent Beneficiaries Beware
Insolvent Beneficiaries Beware

Insolvent Beneficiaries Beware

Steve ElliottBy Steve Elliott On 21 October 2015 Comments: 0

In my 25 years as an Insolvency Practitioner, I have twice had the misfortune of claiming inheritances from bankrupts. That is two too many in my book, and it saddens me that both could possibly have been avoided.

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