Administrations

Lee Manning

Deloitte administrators close 17 Paul Simon stores

Administrators to close 17 stores at furnishings retailer and make redundancies at head-quarters, warehouse and factory

08 Apr 2014

RSM Tenon

Deloitte administrators charge half a million for RSM Tenon

The administrators’ six month report shows a remuneration of more than £500,000

07 Apr 2014

Mike Jervis

PwC administrators called to listed pawnbroker

Decline in gold prices sees UK’s second largest pawnbroker Albermarle & Bond call in four PwC administrators

26 Mar 2014

PwC administrators make 91 redundancies at Internacionale

Administrators announce eight store closures in the 89-strong store portfolio

24 Mar 2014

Bible distributor calls in Scott-Moncrieff administrators

Scott-Moncrieff managing partner Stewart McDonald appointed to Christian books and Bible distributor

21 Mar 2014

PwC Lehman administrators to return 100% plus interest to creditors

First time ever unsecured creditors to receive 100% return and interest in administration history

05 Mar 2014

Insolvency experts mull 'rent effect' of GAME administration case

Appeal Court ruling will now see landlords paid as a super creditor

26 Feb 2014

BDO administrators rescue Kinky Knickers' manufacturer

Lingerie manufacturer behind Mary Portas’ underwear range is rescued in sale to former management

20 Feb 2014

Ex-Bridge partner's court date pushed back

Preliminary hearing over fraud allegations against disqualified insolvency practitioner James Bradney and accountant Mike Worrall, pushed back

11 Feb 2014

Accountancy firm openings outstrip closures

Number of firms opening in 2012 increases by 9% to 4,500, while 3,700 accountancy firms closed in the same year

10 Feb 2014

BDO administrators called to Mary Portas lingerie factory

Headon & Quarmby, manufacturers of lingerie for Mary Portas and number of high street retailers calls in BDO administrators who make all staff redundant

20 Jan 2014

Eurodisney contractor calls in Deloitte administrator

Deloitte administrator Peter Allen called to international engineering business Mivan

14 Jan 2014

UHY administrators take special administration of Hartmann Capital

Andrew Andronikou and Peter Kubik are called to special administration of investment business Hartmann Capital

13 Jan 2014

FRP administrators called to Christmas decoration company

Westfield, Canary Wharf and Lakeside shopping centre Christmas decoration company collapses

24 Dec 2013

FRP Advisory administrators called to commercial property law firm

Administrators called to Hillier HRW after it was unable to secure professional indemnity cover earlier this year

20 Dec 2013

Moorfields administrators to close all Blockbuster stores

All Blockbuster stores to close this weekend after administrators did not receive any acceptable offers

05 Dec 2013

Zolfo Cooper CEO pivotal to Yellow Pages restructuring

Zolfo Cooper CEO was brought in to support restructuring proposals at hibu, with Deloitte administrators now called in as part of the plan

29 Nov 2013

Moorfields administrators close further 30 Blockbuster stores

A further 182 jobs to go across 30 stores earmarked for closure

28 Nov 2013

Moorfields’ administrators close 72 Blockbuster stores

Administrators to close 72 stores and make 452 jobs redundant after being appointed this week

14 Nov 2013

Moorfields Corporate Recovery called to Blockbuster

Former R3 President Nick O’Reilly takes Blockbuster administration, the company’s second in less than 12 months

12 Nov 2013

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