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Government announces further plans to streamline insolvency

Insolvency Service to hand over regulation of practitioners to an institute and reveals shorter study and exam periods for students

02 Jul 2013

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Worthington Nicholls' auditor to face profession's tribunal

Ex-Haines Watts business unit Sixonethreeone and auditor Paul Newsham set to face FRC tribunal following investigation

01 Jul 2013

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Better pension payoff for longer workers in company insolvency

DWP confirms that longer-serving employees with larger pension pots will not lose out as much previously during the corporate insolvency process

28 Jun 2013

FRP administrators called to UK based food manufacturer

Q Cold enters administration after the loss of a key contract

26 Jun 2013

Blood on the high street as big names set for insolvency

Dwell, Internacionale, ModelZone and Ark all set to enter insolvency around the quarterly rent due date

26 Jun 2013

Moore Stephens liquidators appointed to London Olympics organisers

Phillip Sykes and Jeremy Willmont from Moore Stephens appointed liquidators to the London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG)

25 Jun 2013

Lehman Bros Europe creditors to receive second dividend

Unsecured creditors of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) are to receive a second dividend, amounting to around £3.5bn

24 Jun 2013

Ex-Metalrax Group business enters pre-pack

Metalrax Housewares, sold off in a solvent deal during its parent group's pre-pack, is itself pre-packed two months later

21 Jun 2013

BDO administrators called to Heart of Midlothian FC

Secured creditor request for BDO administrators sees firm take appointment over board’s request for KPMG practitioners

20 Jun 2013

David Rubin administrators line up buyer for Coventry City FC

Administrators line up Otium Entertainment to buy the collapsed club, but fans are disgruntled that it is registered to directors that own the parent company of Coventry City FC

17 Jun 2013

Zolfo's Freakley called in to help Stemcor

Zolfo Cooper European chief called in to advise Margaret Hodge's family business on its debt position

17 Jun 2013

RSM Tenon bolsters London restructuring team

Grant Thornton partner Andrew Hosking and Baker Tilly partner Sarah Batchelor join RSM Tenon’s London restructuring team

12 Jun 2013

230 jobs saved as training business goes through pre-pack

KRE Corporate Recovery leads pre-pack of Harrow-based TLE

11 Jun 2013

Jo Swinson: More needed but insolvency reform step in the right direction

Consumer affairs minister Jo Swinson writes for Accountancy Age on the incoming reforms to insolvency practitioners’ regulation.

05 Jun 2013

Insolvency complaints body launched

Government cuts red tape and launches a single complaints gateway across the insolvency profession

05 Jun 2013

Four Baker Tilly partners join FRP Advisory

Geoff Carton-Kelly among the four Baker Tilly partners recruited to bolster FRP Advisory

03 Jun 2013

Minority bondholders given ammunition to fight back

Following a court decision restructurings which penalise minority bondholders could fall foul of the law explains Craig Barrett

31 May 2013

Duff & Phelps administrators cleared over Rangers investigation

David Whitehouse and Paul Clark cleared of conflict of interest issues in their appointment as Rangers administrators by IPA

28 May 2013

Administrator puts Coventry City assets up for sale despite uncertainty

Paul Appleton puts Coventry City Football Club Ltd up for sale, despite uncertainty over ownership of the crucial 'golden share'

17 May 2013

R3 president asks if Insolvency Service can go further

The latest government enquiry into the insolvency profession wasn’t all bad, but highlighted that the Insolvency Service needs to do more, writes Liz Bingham

14 May 2013

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Bank raiding powers could put HMRC at top of insolvency pecking order

Will HMRC’s new bank raiding powers see insolvency practitioners pursuing it for funds taken illegally in the event of bankruptcy?

The Practitioner: The promise of the pension pot

The combination of pensions drawdown and enterprise investment tax planning makes the Practitioner's mouth water - but can the firm get its pensioners lined up in a row?

Leader: Charity begins at home

With so many accountants require support and counselling, an already charitable profession must consider where its efforts go

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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