The BM&T Blog

Act Now, Don’t Find Excuses, Control Your Own Outcomes

The economic news in the UK and abroad has not been pretty since the start of 2019. UK retail and manufacturers (with automotive at the …

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Patisserie Valerie: More management denial and false accounting

Despite reports suggesting a complex fraud including collusion with suppliers, it is implausible that senior management should not have seen some warning signs that things …

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RBS and GRG in the BBC news again.

Shock horror! Apparently, according to the BBC, RBS admit they lied about GRG. I lied admitted RBS boss Ross McEwan to the Treasury Select Committee …

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Consensual restructuring continues to gain ground as the “go to process” for over leveraged and distressed business.

  Half year 2017 statistics from UK and USA on insolvencies and Chapter 11’s show a continuing downward trend from an already low base in …

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Early restructuring and a second chance for entrepreneurs

Headlined as a modern approach to business insolvency (a.k.a. Chapter 11 plus), the long-awaited EU proposal on business restructuring is every turnaround manager’s dream come …

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RBS to pay back £400 million for GRG’s “serious failings” but this will be no consolation to the owners of the businesses they destroyed.

RBS has set aside a £400 million fund for a complaints scheme to return complex and opaque fees wrongfully charged to 4,000 of the 12,000 …

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Company Doctor's Diary

Notes, insights and reflections from Matthew, one of our directors and turnaround experts, as he works with companies during Lockdown.