Begbies Traynor

Begbies Traynor: Supportive environment masks ‘creeping’ insolvency in Scotland

Like the rest of the UK, Scotland is continuing to see a marked rise in early signs of insolvency year on year according to the latest Red Flag Alert data published today by business rescue and recovery specialist Begbies Traynor.

Published 28 July 2021

Begbies Traynor appoints David Tannock as manager at its Glasgow office

Professional services firm Begbies Traynor has appointed personal insolvency specialist David Tannock as a manager based at its Glasgow office.

Published 26 July 2021

Begbies Traynor: 33% rise in early signs of distress at Scottish football clubs shows troubling times ahead

The latest Football Distress Survey conducted by Begbies Traynor has revealed a 33% rise in the number of very early financial ‘Red Flags’ at Scottish football clubs.

Published 3 June 2021

Begbies Traynor: 38,000 Scottish businesses are in early financial distress

While the UK Government’s insolvency prevention measures appear to be delaying companies from entering insolvency, the latest Red Flag Alert data published today by Begbies Traynor has found that in Scotland there has been a 45% year on year rise in the early signs of financial distress with 38,000 businesses in the country now affected.

Published 22 April 2021

Begbies Traynor: 2.8m jobs in danger across UK as 620,000 SMEs in significant distress

The latest Business Distress Index from Begbies Traynor has revealed the number of UK SMEs in significant distress now stands at 620,000 an increase of 76,000 in Q4 2020, putting 2.8 million jobs under threat.

Published 11 February 2021

Begbies Traynor: Why the housing market is protected during lockdown 3.0

As mainland Scotland entered the third coronavirus lockdown under national guidelines, the housing market braced itself for another slowdown following attempts to catch up due to the four-month shut down which commenced in March 2020. To restart the housing market, encourage vendors to increase their selling appetite and push buyers to continue interacting with estate agents, special guidance and legislative changes were unveiled.

Published 22 January 2021

Begbies Traynor: 33,000 Scottish businesses showing signs of early financial distress as restrictions continue

The number of businesses in financial distress in Scotland is continuing to soar with almost 33,000 experiencing early signs of distress in the final quarter of 2020, according to the latest data published today by Begbies Traynor. 

Published 21 January 2021

Sharon McDougall: Battling a personal debt crisis during COVID-19

Sharon McDougall, part of Begbies Traynor's Scotland Debt Solutions Team, discusses how a personal debt crisis can be handled during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 24 December 2020

Sharon McDougall: Predicting life after the end of the furlough scheme

Sharon McDougall, part of Begbies Traynor's Scotland Debt Solutions Team, discusses the outlook for businesses after the end of the furlough scheme.

Published 23 December 2020

Begbies Traynor: Revenues rise by 11% and firm well placed for expected rise in insolvencies

Begbies Traynor has reported revenue growth of 11% for the six months ended 31 October 2020, despite the economic upheaval of the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 9 December 2020

Begbies Traynor appointed liquidators of four-star Aberdeen hotel

Business advisory firm Begbies Traynor has been appointed as liquidator of the Mercure Aberdeen Ardoe House Hotel and Spa.

Published 17 November 2020

Begbies Traynor: Business distress in Scotland soars by 80%

The number of Scottish businesses in financial distress has soared by 80%, according to the latest data from Begbies Traynor.

Published 29 October 2020

Begbies Traynor: Continued financial distress puts over 500,000 UK firms in danger

A record 527,000 UK businesses were in significant financial distress at the end of June 2020 thanks to seven consecutive quarters of increased financial impairment, according to the latest Red Flag Alert research by Begbies Traynor.

Published 30 July 2020

Begbies Traynor: Scotland’s struggling sectors see further distress despite government support measures

Businesses across almost all sectors in Scotland are experiencing further distress despite the support schemes implemented by the government to help combat the economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, according to insolvency firm Begbies Traynor. 

Published 24 July 2020

Begbies Traynor acquires 503 Scottish personal insolvency cases from Grant Thornton

Begbies Traynor Group has acquired a portfolio of 503 Scottish personal insolvency cases, including a team of five fee earners, from Grant Thornton UK LLP.

Published 1 June 2020