a recent July 2015 article in Construction News highlights the financial stress that firms in the construction sector have suffered in recent months, a fact borne out by a spike in the number, and size, of failures in the sector that has seen credit insurers settle some very large claims in 2015.
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On 29th March, the Insolvency Service published UK insolvency statistics for Q1 2015 to March.
- Total company insolvencies in England and Wales were at their lowest level since Q4 2007.
- Creditors’ voluntary liquidations were at their lowest level since Q2 2008. However, compulsory liquidations increased for the first time since Q1 2014.
- The number of administrations increased on the previous quarter but were down on the year, while receiverships and company voluntary arrangements both declined to their lowest level since Q4 2007.
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