Pharmaceuticals – Sector report – United Kingdom

In 2023, the UK pharmaceutical sector continued to play a critical role in the economy and healthcare. Despite variations, the sector saw a trade surplus, indicating a robust demand for UK pharmaceutical products internationally.
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UK Businesses face ongoing economic pressure Allianz Risk Barometer

Uncover the economic challenges facing UK businesses in 2024 with insights from the Allianz Risk Barometer. Learn about the key threats, and strategies for resilience.
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Country Risk Atlas 2024 - UK and Ireland

Assessing non-payment risk in major economies, and insight on the UK & Ireland's economic stability and financial resilience.
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Are high UK insolvency rates in January just a myth?

There are many factors that indicate there’s an increase in UK insolvency rates, but is this true? Understand how to protect your business from the impact of insolvencies.
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Business Insolvencies, Inflation and Supply Chain

Economic conditions in the UK, including the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, inflation, trade credit insurance, and supply chain disruptions, the expected increase in business insolvencies and the challenges faced by businesses in the coming years.
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Agri-food – Sector report – United Kingdom

The UK's agri-food sector is impacted by climate change, geopolitical tensions, population growth, veganism, labor shortages, and the European energy crisis. The report highlights the need for food access, potential food supply risks, and trade sanctions' impact on fertilizer prices.
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UK Outlook: Construction - December 2023

The global construction sector is projected to grow by 1.9% YoY in 2023 and 2-3% in 2024, driven by urbanization, demographic shifts and infrastructure investment. Find out more about challenges include rising interest rates, and more.
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Inflation and insolvencies cloud UK outlook

The UK economy looks likely to avoid recession this year, but inflation, higher financing costs and a sharp rise in insolvencies continue to weigh heavily on UK businesses.
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Benefits of Brexit – is there a silver lining for SMEs?

There has been a lot of talk about a lack of benefits of Brexit for the UK’s small businesses, but are there any positives? We take a look
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UK construction updates – September 2023

Mortgage rates are high and home ownership seems a mere dream for many. Meanwhile, the firms building new homes and working on major construction and infrastructure projects face increasing pressures themselves.
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UK exporters face a period of heightened credit risk

The Allianz Trade Global Survey 2023 reveals the mood of UK exporters. Despite a challenging trade environment and growing fears of non-payment, UK companies remain optimistic about export growth.
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Late payments high, insolvencies up year-on-year

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are feeling the effects of late payments. This, compounded by the increase in insolvencies year-on-year makes for a nervy UK business environment.
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