Business recovery

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Lehman administrators in Supreme Court over pension payments

PwC administrators are in Court to decide on the future of how pension liabilities should be paid in an administration

14 May 2013

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KPMG administrators rack up £2.4m fees for JJB

Administrators’ fees come in at £2.4m with the team also applying to extend the administration 24 months when it comes to an end in September

10 May 2013

HW Fisher ramps up SME turnaround offering

Top 30 firm lines up distressed debt investors and sector specialists to turn around struggling SMEs

10 May 2013

Court reduces risk of scheme deficits triggering insolvency

Supreme Court upholds decision to set a high threshold in declaring a business insolvent

09 May 2013

FRP Advisory creates Alliance network in UK & Ireland

UK and Ireland insolvency firms form alliance to better equip them to tackle cross-border insolvency cases

09 May 2013

Pensions regulator to slam Silentnight following pre-pack

Silentnight owner could be forced to pay £30m into pension fund by regulator

09 May 2013

Bankruptcies continue to fall

Individual insolvencies continue to decline with simplified bankruptcy process DROs, proving more popular than bankruptcies for third consecutive quarter

03 May 2013

Corporate collapses plummet in first quarter of 2013

Administrations, liquidations and receiverships all continue to decline according to Insolvency Service statistics

03 May 2013

Review of pre-packs needed to allay concerns

The Government’s planned review of pre-pack administrations is needed to allay concerns argues Andrew Taylor

01 May 2013

Consortium buys insolvency practice Duff & Phelps

Duff & Phelps which handled the administration of Rangers FC is acquired by private equity consortium

26 Apr 2013

Government to introduce new sanctions on IPs this summer

This summer will see the introduction of a single gateway for complaints and common sanctions for insolvency practitioners rolled out across the regulators

26 Apr 2013

Begbies Traynor: UK will narrowly avoid triple dip recession

Red Flag report shows professional and support services sector should help the UK avoid a triple dip recession

24 Apr 2013

KPMG administrators arrange pre-pack of BGM Group

Workplace consultancy sold to Europa in pre-pack administration, saving 29 jobs

24 Apr 2013

Kevin Coates takes Zolfo Cooper partner role

Kevin Coates promoted at Zolfo Cooper

23 Apr 2013

BDO administrators confirm sale of Portsmouth FC

Administrators sign off paperwork to sell the club to the Pompey Supporters Trust

22 Apr 2013

IPA announces FRP partner is new president

FRP Advisory partner Charles Turner takes presidency and chairman role at Insolvency Practitioners Association

22 Apr 2013

Ernst & Young called in to save foundation hospital

Ernst & Young's most senior insolvency practitioners take up role at Mid Staffordshire Hospital Trust

16 Apr 2013

Lehman administrators could make 100% return to creditors

Following settlements with various Lehman subsidiaries, administrators could make better than expected returns to creditors

15 Apr 2013

Administrators save Portsmouth FC

Out of court settlement negotiated by BDO administrators saves the club from liquidation

10 Apr 2013

Duff & Phelps administrators save Axminster Carpets

Administrators sell carpet manufacturer to a consortium that includes the former managing director

08 Apr 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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Why budgeting fails: One management system is not enough

If budgeting is to have any value at all, it needs a radical overhaul. In today's dynamic marketplace, budgeting can no longer serve as a company's only management system; it must integrate with and support dedicated strategy management systems, process improvement systems, and the like. In this paper, Professor Peter Horvath and Dr Ralf Sauter present what's wrong with the current approach to budgeting and how to fix it.

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iXBRL: Taking stock. Looking forward

In this white paper CCH provide checklists to help accountants and finance professionals both in practice and in business examine these issues and make plans. Also includes a case study of a large commercial organisation working through the first year of mandatory iXBRL filing.