Insolvencies, Statutory Demands & Winding Up Petitions; UK Infrastructure Bank; & Small Business Equity
Companies entering an insolvency arrangement is starting to increase. Opening this Business Finance Bulletin, we review the latest insolvency figures and the government’s extension to the Statutory Demand and Winding Up Petition moratorium. Will this continue to keep insolvencies low?
As part of the government’s strategy of ‘levelling up’, we have news of the launch of The UK Infrastructure Bank. Whilst it won’t directly lend to small business, will there eventually be a positive knock-on effect?
To close, a review of the latest annual Small Business Equity Tracker report reveals that 2020 saw the largest amount of equity investment made in small and medium-sized businesses.