Business Barometer

1,480 bad debt judgments were awarded against companies and individuals between January and April this year - down 26% on the same period in 2013.

These judgments are worth a combined total of E92.5m - an average of just over E62,500 per judgment. This figure is down 43% on 2013's figure for the same period of E161.2m.

The majority of bad debt judgments (1,060) this year have been awarded against individuals. These judgments have a value of E73.9m.

Despite the figures being considerable they represent drops of 22% and 43%, respectively, on the number (1,357) and value (E128.7m) of judgment awards during the same period of 2013.

420 judgment awards were been made against Irish companies in the first four months of this year - down from 636 during the corresponding period in 2013. These judgments are worth a combined total of E18.6m.

Insolvency Notices

1,513

The number of companies that have collapsed this year. This figure is down 5% compared to last year
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PREDICTIVE CREDIT REPORTS

Our Credit Reports are predicting over 80% of insolvencies at up to 6 months in advance.

Appointments

LIQUIDATORS

  • 36 Companies

E8 (Notice Of Appointment Of Receiver)

  • 4 Companies

EXAMINERS

  • 2 Companies

Closures

33

The number of companies that have closed this week.

New Startups

New Companies

  • 255 Companies

New Businesses

  • 356 Businesses

Important Changes

Changed Status

  • 672 Companies

HIGH COURT NOTICES

  • 3 Companies

Strike off & Struck off Companies

Strike Off

  • 212 Companies

Struck Off

  • 0 Company

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