Coins representing dividend payments

20 July, 2020

UK dividends slashed by a ‘dizzying’ £22bn in Q2

The pandemic has had an emphatic impact on rewards for shareholders. A report this reveals that dividend payments in the UK were cut in the second quarter by a “dizzying” 57.2%, or £22bn. The ...
CVAs can help businesses through difficulties

15 July, 2020

CVAs: flexible business aid or delaying the inevitable?

Stories of companies going bust and redundancies currently litter news sites and TV bulletins. But a number of big name brands have opted to use a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) as a means of sur...
financial disclosures during covid pandemic

17 June, 2020

FRC urges ‘clear and timely’ disclosures on company prospects

UK corporates facing a significant recession have been warned their financial disclosures must fully recognise the risks to their survival. Investors expect painful transparency for company prospects,...
public, public trust, trust

22 January, 2018

Public believes CEOs can improve UK’s fortunes as trust in media dips

A search by the UK's public for credible "expert" voices, and a belief that CEOs can turn around British fortunes, has seen sentiment for business leaders pick up in the last year. The