Bibby Group’s Annual Accounts Released

The Bibby Group of factors today released their annual accounts for the year ended December 31 1999. Turnover has risen by 31.9% to Ј25,371,000 from the 1998 figure of Ј19,224,000.

Quarterly Corporate Insolvency Figures

The Department of Trade and Industry have today released the corporate insolvency figures for the second quarter of 2000. The figures show that there were 3,426 company insolvencies in England and Wales in the period.

Online SME Support Service Opens Today

Clearly Business, a joint e-venture between Freeserve and Barclays Bank has been launched today. The website is planned as an encyclopaedic support service for small businesses.

Industry Optimism Follows Failure to Raise Interest Rate

There were worries that recent strong rates of growth would lead to the Bank of England raising the rate of interest, but following yesterday’s announcement, (which held the rate constant at 6% for the sixth month in a row), there are hopes that t