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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

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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

Kevin Coates takes Zolfo Cooper partner role

Kevin Coates promoted at Zolfo Cooper

23 Apr 2013

Ernst & Young called in to save foundation hospital

Ernst & Young's most senior insolvency practitioners take up role at Mid Staffordshire Hospital Trust

16 Apr 2013

Lehman administrators could make 100% return to creditors

Following settlements with various Lehman subsidiaries, administrators could make better than expected returns to creditors

15 Apr 2013

Administrators save Portsmouth FC

Out of court settlement negotiated by BDO administrators saves the club from liquidation

10 Apr 2013

Duff & Phelps administrators save Axminster Carpets

Administrators sell carpet manufacturer to a consortium that includes the former managing director

08 Apr 2013

KPMG administrators sell Metalrax in pre-pack

Pre-pack sale of engineering company saves nearly 200 jobs after the company struggled when WM Morrisons walked away last year

05 Apr 2013

Deloitte administrators manage to rescue HMV stores

Administrators have managed to sell 141 stores to secured creditor Hilco securing the retailers future

05 Apr 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

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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

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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

Colin: No-go for new Tesco logo

Colin attempts a unilateral rebrand for Tesco

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...

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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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