The survey commissioned by the CBI as part of its annual conference, held in Birmingham today, shows an emphatic 97% of companies polled consider terrorism to be of great or significant concern. A quarter thinks the government is not open enough about the extent of the threat.
Companies are particularly concerned about action by environmental terrorism and computer hacking.
The direct threat to business has been heightened over the past three years by the actions of animal rights activists who have targeted staff at companies such as Huntingdon Life Sciences.
The second largest improvement in ‘significant’ levels of financial distress since the EU Referendum was in professional services, found research from Begbies Traynor
Steve Absolom and Will Wright from KPMG Restructuring have been appointed joint administrators to City Motor Holdings and associated companies
Partners from Johnston Carmichael have been appointed as joint administrators to Axon Well Interventions Products UK
Begbies Traynor have been appointed administrators of William Anelay Ltd, York, one of Britain’s longest-established construction and heritage restoration companies