Administrations

blockbuster

Moorfields’ administrators close 72 Blockbuster stores

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

14 Nov 2013

Simon Thomas

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

David Whitehouse

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

Deloitte administrators sell Morrisons training provider in pre-pack

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

05 Nov 2013

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

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Leader: Baker Tilly's naming nerves

Baker Tilly's impending name change opens up a range of possiblities, writes Calum Fuller

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

social-networking

Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

Better out than in for long-distance runner

Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

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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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