Administrations

High street shopping

La Senza goes into administration

PwC appointed as lingerie chain goes into administration for second time in two years

02 Jul 2014

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Key pre-pack measures are unworkable

Teresa Graham’s pre-pack recommendations are in the right spirit but are unworkable, insolvency practitioners tell Accountancy Age

25 Jun 2014

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Pre-pack administrations to face voluntary scrutiny

Review into pre-pack administrations supports voluntary scrutiny, but legislation could follow if measures fail to have 'desired impact'

17 Jun 2014

Deloitte administrators sell furnishing stores

Lee Manning and Nick Edwards sell seven Paul Simon stores to Home Retail - but a 30 stores await a buyer

07 May 2014

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

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

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

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Colin ponders the impact of chocolate coins being pulled 'out of circulation'

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

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