New figures from the Insolvency Service has shown there were 4,308 company insolvencies
in the third quarter of 2018 - a 19% increase on the same period last year and the first time the figure has gone above the 4,000 mark since 2014.
fell back from a six-year high in the third quarter of this year, official figures show.
Across England and Wales, 28,951 personal insolvencies
were recorded between April and June - marking the highest quarterly total since the first quarter of 2012.
Some 99,196 personal insolvencies
were recorded, marking a 9.4 per cent rise on 2016 and the highest annual total since 2014, when there were 99,223 cases.
WIRRAL has one of the highest rates of personal insolvencies
in the North West, according to the latest figures from the Government's Insolvency Service.
Creditor services firm RSM predicts that across England and Wales, the Insolvency Service's figures will show there were around 80,000 personal insolvencies
Commenting on the January-March England & Wales insolvency statistics issued by the Government's Insolvency Service, Mr Philpott said: "The general corporate picture remains relatively stable, with a small fall in the number of corporate insolvencies
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 29, 2015-Figures for personal insolvencies
in England and Wales at lowest level since 2005
are now a third down from their peak at the end of 2008.
(http://www.aib.gov.uk/scottish-insolvency-statistics-2013-14-quarter-2) According to figures from the Accountant in Bankruptcy (AiB) , responsible for all data on bankruptcies in Scotland, it was the second successive quarter showing increases in company insolvencies
LAST year was a record one for corporate insolvencies
in Northern Ireland, it has emerged.