Administrations

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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

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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

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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

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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

Grant Thornton administrators to sue PwC for €1bn

Administrators to sue PwC for its role in collapse of Quinn Insurance. PwC hits back that claim contains “factual inaccuracies”

30 Jul 2013

Zolfo Cooper administrators sell Nicole Farhi fashion retailer

Administrators manage to sell all stores, e-commerce arm and concessions of collapsed fashion retailer

23 Jul 2013

Administrators pull down shutters on security blinds business

Joint administrators from Antony Batty & Co appointed to AIM-listed Eruma

08 Jul 2013

Zolfo Cooper administrators called to Nicole Farhi fashion retailer

Peter Saville leads administration of fashion retailer Nicole Farhi which has had three owners in as many years

04 Jul 2013

FRP administrators called to UK based food manufacturer

Q Cold enters administration after the loss of a key contract

26 Jun 2013

Blood on the high street as big names set for insolvency

Dwell, Internacionale, ModelZone and Ark all set to enter insolvency around the quarterly rent due date

26 Jun 2013

Lehman Bros Europe creditors to receive second dividend

Unsecured creditors of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) are to receive a second dividend, amounting to around £3.5bn

24 Jun 2013

David Rubin administrators line up buyer for Coventry City FC

Administrators line up Otium Entertainment to buy the collapsed club, but fans are disgruntled that it is registered to directors that own the parent company of Coventry City FC

17 Jun 2013

Duff & Phelps administrators cleared over Rangers investigation

David Whitehouse and Paul Clark cleared of conflict of interest issues in their appointment as Rangers administrators by IPA

28 May 2013

Administrator puts Coventry City assets up for sale despite uncertainty

Paul Appleton puts Coventry City Football Club Ltd up for sale, despite uncertainty over ownership of the crucial 'golden share'

17 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

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