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The latest “Red Flag Alert” report on companies in distress by insolvency specialist Begbies Traynor, which focuses on the third quarter of 2009, underlines the fragility of the UK’s economic recovery.

Chek Whyte who featured on Channel 4's The Secret Millionaire when he visited Salford in 2007, is facing claims of more than £30m from creditors.

The property developer is believed to have hit problems on two major schemes in Salford.

The latest Red Flag Alert - a quarterly monitor of early warning signs of company distress by insolvency specialist Begbies Traynor – appears to back up findings just published by Equifax that, while year-on-year the number of companies in serious trouble has risen hugely, the quarter-on-quarter picture is more encouraging.

  • Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded, started with little more than faith and determination, but four years later it’s grown into a global business. Ahead of her appearance at Accelerate 2015 in...

  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of NonExecutiveDirectors.com, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

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