The IMF forecasts suggest that political uncertainty means many sectors will remain challenging for business in the next 2 years. Global economic forecasts can be an indicator of potential increases in insolvent businesses, with many failed businesses attributing their insolvency to loss of market, as reported in The Insolvency Service’s report on Causes of Compulsory Liquidations (https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/ad-hoc-statistics-on-causes-of-compulsory-liquidations).