Administrations

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Administrators report £90m debt and SRA probe at Cobbetts

Law firm ran up liabilities of more than £90m before its collapse a report by KPMG administrators reveals

05 Apr 2013

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Insolvency practitioners to be handed cross-border guidelines

The EU is funding new guidelines for IPs to promote coordination from courts in cross-border insolvencies

04 Apr 2013

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Conundrum in cross-border insolvency tackled by Cayman Islands

A Cayman Island court has brought the issue of cross-border co-operation in insolvencies cases back onto the agenda possibly giving practitioners more room for maneuver explains Devi Shah

03 Apr 2013

Deloitte administrators sell Blockbuster stores

Administrators manage to sell have of Blockbusters’ stores saving 2,000 jobs

26 Mar 2013

Harrisons’ take special administration of Fyshe Horton Finney

Administrators called to regional stockbrokers following continuing losses and boardroom rifts

25 Mar 2013

Government to launch review of pre-pack administrations

Government announces that it will undertake an independent review of pre-pack administrations to be launched in late spring

12 Mar 2013

Portsmouth FC administrators exchange contracts with PST

PKF administrators exchange contracts with Pompey Supporters Trust to sell the club, however the deal is dependent on a future High Court decision

11 Mar 2013

Harrisons administrators sell Scala Publishers in pre-pack

Guide book and exhibition catalogue publisher is sold to Channon Education

11 Mar 2013

E&Y administrators arrange Dreams pre-pack

Ernst & Young administrators arrange pre-pack sale of Dreams to Sun Capital Partners but not for the whole business

06 Mar 2013

Duff & Phelps appointed to carpet business Axminster

Administrators make 300 staff redundant at carpet manufacturer

06 Mar 2013

KPMG administrators see Peacocks pension deficit inflate 73%

KPMG administrators have seen Peacocks' pension scheme deficit increase by 73% as it undergoes assessment to enter the Pension Protection Fund

04 Mar 2013

Dewey creditors set for repayment as judge approves liquidation plan

Liquidation plan to repay creditors including the pension benefit guarantee corporation

01 Mar 2013

E&Y administrators save 2,100 jobs at Republic

Administrators manage to save 2,100 jobs through sale of stores to sportsdirect.com retail

28 Feb 2013

Portsmouth administrators rack up £2.2m in fees

A year into the administration creditors report highlights fees, costs and creditor claims

28 Feb 2013

Harrisons administrators called to law firm Calibre Solicitors

Harrisons and Blue Gate Capital administrators called to personal injury specialist firm

26 Feb 2013

Government tackles suppliers’ demands in administration

Government lays out proposals to force suppliers to continue working with insolvency practitioners trying to rescue a business

26 Feb 2013

HW Fisher administrators called to Morgans Insurance Broking

London insurance broker collapses into administration

22 Feb 2013

Portsmouth administrators granted court date

PKF administrators finally receive a court hearing date to decide the future of collapsed club Portsmouth FC

21 Feb 2013

Chantrey Vellacott administrators save pub chain

Administrators manage to save more than 200 jobs at collapsed London pub chain Antic

21 Feb 2013

Deloitte administrators to close further 37 HMV stores

The further closures will run concurrently with the recently announced 66 store closures

20 Feb 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

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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

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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