Administrations

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Duff & Phelps administrators called to Barratts

Barratts enters administration for third time in four years, this time with Duff & Phelps administrators called in

12 Nov 2013

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Deloitte administrators sell Morrisons training provider in pre-pack

Training provider sold in pre-pack - but Morrisons contract excluded

05 Nov 2013

Insolvency Service

Five year low of insolvencies indicator of "fool's paradise"

Corporate insolvencies continue to decline but the implications for the economy is met with mixed-reveiews

01 Nov 2013

PwC administrators save 255 jobs at refrigeration company

PwC administrators sell major contracts at collapsed refrigeration business to UK supermarkets W R Refrigeration

30 Oct 2013

FRP Advisory administrators sell newspaper supplier to rival

Administrators sell C&H (Hauliers) to former rivals C M Downtown for undisclosed sum, but parent company Charles Gee remains in administration

29 Oct 2013

Administrators to make full return to creditors of stockbroker

Administrators from Harrisons are likely to make full return to creditors less than a year after appointment to Fyshe Horton Finney

25 Oct 2013

PwC administrators appointed to WR Refrigeration

Eddie Williams and Rob Hunt ppointed joint administrators to the national refrigeration service

23 Oct 2013

PwC sells law firm Manches in pre-pack

PwC sells law firm Manches to former rival Penningtons in pre-pack administration

18 Oct 2013

BDO administrators sell Dunfermline FC to supporters

BDO and KPMG administrators sell club and stadium to supporters trust Pars United

17 Oct 2013

Bridge Business Recovery founder charged with fraud

Co-founder and former partner of collapsed insolvency firm Bridge Business Recovery, James Bradney, has been charged with alleged fraud

20 Sep 2013

KPMG administrators arrange pre-pack deal at abattoir Ensors

Administrators sell abattoir and food processing business to family-run Foyle Food in pre-pack

13 Sep 2013

Smith & Williamson administrators called to criticised school

School criticised for the way it handled a pupil's rape allegation calls in administrators after too few pupils sign up

06 Sep 2013

Former May Gurney FD joins Silverdell

Mark Hazlewood appointed CFO of Silverdell as company tries to lift the suspension of trading of its shares

05 Sep 2013

BDO administrators called to energy efficiency business

Administrators called to environmental business that partnered up with British Gas

05 Sep 2013

Deloitte administrators close remaining Modelzone stores

Administrators close all 47 stores and make 340 staff redundant, however, they manage to sell subsidiary saving 18 jobs

29 Aug 2013

Deloitte administrators arrange pre-pack at RSM Tenon

Deloitte administrators sell RSM Tenon to Baker Tilly in a pre-pack

22 Aug 2013

KPMG administrators called to Montgomery Tomlinson

Administrators cease trading at and make all 530 staff redundant at curtain and accessories retailer

21 Aug 2013

Chef's special

Colin sees a small change in Little Chef's logo with its sale to Kuwati buyers Kout Food

14 Aug 2013

MF Global administrators could make 100% return to creditors

KPMG administrators highlight possible 100% return and the conclusion of several legal disputes in latest creditor report

13 Aug 2013

Administrations freed from pension liability chains

Pension liabilities have been downgraded to unsecured creditor status which has freed the funds to allow a bigger payout to the many in administrations explains Neil Smyth

05 Aug 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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