Colin’s latest thoughts and analysis on the financial landscape.
The real long-term costs of the council funding crisis and how to handle them.
Philip Hammond delivering the Spring Statement; or the palace of Westminster
There's lots of talk of 'average' UK debt, but are such broad brush stats helpful?
On average, women have 25% more debt than men: and we need to talk about it.
SMEs are being damaged by false ideas of success, so it's time to rethink what constitutes a win.
Rogue landlords are under increasing pressure, and commercial landlords should take note.
SMEs are struggling on multiple fronts, and cash flow is key to mitigating the risks. Here's why:
Community service is the ideal sentence for council tax dodgers, here's why:
Rising stress levels are fueling problem debt: and we need to stop the cycle.
Council funding is set to fall again this year – how is the government responding?
With just 5% of businesses paying on time, naming and shaming is no longer enough.
Government proposals for 3-year minimum tenancies is meeting resistance, but is there a compromise to be found?
Why more regulations for Enforcement Agent won't solve the UK's debt problem.
E-invoicing services are growing in popularity, and SMEs could be the greatest beneficiaries.
The campaign against Section 21 evictions is gaining momentum, but we need balance in the debate.
There's an unspoken essential for small business growth, and now's the time to address it.