Alarming rise in business insolvencies set to continue, Thursfields warns

Alarming rise in business insolvencies set to continue, Thursfields warns

A series of negative economic factors including the end of Covid-19 protective measures will see business insolvencies continue to rise during the next six months, according to Thursfields Solicitors. The leading law firm was commenting following new Insolvency Service data that revealed UK companies filing for some kind of insolvency proceeding rose to 2,114 in March – 112% higher than a year...

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Relaunch of Inksmoor Capital to Acuity Finance brings fresh products and funding

Relaunch of Inksmoor Capital to Acuity Finance brings fresh products and funding

Worcester-based Inksmoor Capital has been relaunched as Acuity Finance, bolstering access to funding for property development and finance to meet the needs of businesses and developers large and small. The Severn Street firm is headed up by managing director Sarah Radley, who has accrued a wealth of experience in finance. Acuity Finance is a rebrand of Inksmoor Capital, a specialist in property...

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Droitwich finance firm celebrates ‘top-rated’ status

Droitwich finance firm celebrates ‘top-rated’ status

Droitwich-based Jane Newman Financial Planning has achieved Top Rated Firm 2022, while its advisers have received Top Rated Adviser 2022 status from VouchedFor. The 2022 Guide to Top Rated Firms and Advisers who have qualified as Top Rated on its platform will be published inThe Times on March 26. Firms go through a rigorous process to qualify and rely heavily on positive reviews written by...

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Hazelton Mountford celebrates Aviva funding for Girlguiding Worcestershire

Hazelton Mountford celebrates Aviva funding for Girlguiding Worcestershire

A Girlguiding group in Worcestershire is celebrating after winning £2,500 from the Aviva Broker Community Fund. The 7th Worcester Guides were nominated by independent insurance broker Hazelton Mountford, whose headquarters is in Worcester city centre, after employee Ellie Jones asked for the firm’s support. The funds will be used to provide two camping trips and new equipment for the local Girl...

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Crowe UK named leading charity auditor for 13 consecutive years

Crowe UK named leading charity auditor for 13 consecutive years

For the 13th year in succession, national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm, Crowe, has been named the top charity auditor in Civil Society’s Charity Finance Audit Survey for 2021 This is a position that Crowe has held since 2009 and reinforces the Non Profits team’s long-standing commitment to the sector. Crowe also won the award for Charity Expertise with 100% of its clients scoring Crowe in...

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