Crashing and burning

At a time when in rapid succession we have seen the demise of MG Rover, Courts, Bewise and Golden Wonder the picture should be rosy for credit insurers. Now we have the ongoing fall-out at off licence group Unwins - which collapsed with debts in excess of £42m - to keep the dangers of customer default firmly within the mind of the prudent businessman.

It has been a propitious time to market the benefits of credit insurance. Our research - conducted by Professor Richard Taffler from the Edinbu