Tag Archives: care homes

Restructuring Plans: A Final Lifeline for the UK Care Sector?

The challenges facing the care sector are not news to anyone. However, as we enter 2023, a sector which has historically operated on thin margins may be about to hit breaking point, with the number of insolvencies involving residential care businesses having increased by 59% in the last year alone. Is it possible to identify … Continue Reading

Tread CAREfully, mind the funding gap…….

The health and social care sector is currently facing its most significant challenge since the Southern Cross care-homes collapse in 2011. A financial crisis is on the horizon, resulting from the unwelcome trifecta of rising staff costs, significant funding cuts and a steadily increasing regulatory burden. In the five years since the Southern Cross collapse … Continue Reading

Care homes – continuing concerns and insolvency issues

Overview This article considers the state of the care homes industry, certain issues that arise when dealing with the imminent insolvency of care homes and initial considerations about what to take into account when determining sales strategy. General concerns The care home industry has seen a massive influx of investment over recent years with banks prepared to lend within … Continue Reading