United Kingdom: Corporate insolvencies are going from zero to a hundred after end of government support measures12/05/2023
In 2022, around 23,400 companies went bankrupt in the United Kingdom, causing corporate insolvencies to reach its highest levels since the 2009 Global Financial Crisis “GFC”.
Read our analysis of this rapid rise in insolvencies.
To hike or not to hike? Bank of England’s great dilemma30/05/2023
On May 11, the Bank of England (BoE) decided to raise its key interest rate for the 12th time in a row, bringing it to 4.5%. At its latest meeting, the BoE stated that it would stay the course to ensure that inflation returned to 2%, and did not rule out further hikes if there are signs of persistent inflation. The latest figures show a slowdown in headline inflation, from 10.1% in March to 8.7% in April, but core inflation reached its highest level in 30 years.
Read our press release to learn more.
Coface records a very good start to the year with a net income of €61.2m25/05/2023
Coface releases its Q1-2023 financial results: a very good start to the year with a net income of €61.2m.
Coface pledges to shrink its carbon footprint25/05/2023
Coface has set clear social and environmental responsibility (CSR) goals, especially for direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions, with the first milestone in 2025.
Companies in China report shorter payment delays in 2022 and expect higher economic growth in 202323/05/2023
Coface’ survey shows that fewer firms encountered payment delays in 2022. 40% of respondents reported overdue, down from 53% in 2021. The average payment delay was shortened from 86 to 83 days in 2022. More information here and in our publication.