Administrations

Chantrey Vellacott administrators save pub chain

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

21 Feb 2013

hmv-oxford-street

Deloitte administrators to close further 37 HMV stores

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

20 Feb 2013

Republic

Colin: Republic shed a few pounds

Colin considers the compatibility of the fashion and accounting worlds

18 Feb 2013

PKF administrators see Pompey court date pushed back again

Fifth court date set to decide the future rescue of Portsmouth Football Club

15 Feb 2013

Taking Stock: Snakes (but no ladders) for fallen retailers

TS takes a graphical tour through the brand names that have disappeared off the high street in recent years

15 Feb 2013

Taking Stock: An interim FD's Valentine's tale

Being an interim FD isn't all about interim finance things...sometimes it's about love...

14 Feb 2013

MF Global administrators announce higher return to creditors

KPMG administrators estimate initial returns to unsecured creditors could double to 40p for every pound owed

14 Feb 2013

KPMG administrators arrange Cobbett's debt recovery arm sale

Administrators manage to sell law firm Cobbett's debt recovery arm to HL Legal solicitors

14 Feb 2013

E&Y administrators called to fashion retailer Republic

Ernst & Young administrators make 150 redundancies at retailers head office

14 Feb 2013

Deloitte administrators to close 164 Blockbuster stores

Latest announcement takes total store closures to around 224

14 Feb 2013

HMV administrators make 60 redundancies including CEO

Deloitte administrators make redundancies in head office following announcement to close 66 stores

12 Feb 2013

KPMG appointed to Scottish pharma Angel Biotechnology

Blair Nimmo and Gary Fraser appointed to Angel Biotechnology

11 Feb 2013

Deloitte administrators to close 66 HMV stores

Administrators announce the closure of 66 stores in the coming two months and 930 possible redundancies

07 Feb 2013

Should the government red card the football creditor rule?

What does the profession think of the controversial insolvency rule? Both sides take to the pitch, writes Rachael Singh

05 Feb 2013

Tesco, Asda and Argos furniture supplier collapses

FRP Advisory administrators called to Olympia Furniture Ltd

04 Feb 2013

HMV administrators sell G-A-Y venue to founder

Administrators to HMV have sold the company’s entertainment venue G-A-Y to its founder Jeremy Joseph

04 Feb 2013

Bishop Fleming partner joins FRP Advisory

Sam Talby makes a return, of sorts, to FRP Advisory, having worked at predecessor firm Levy Gee

04 Feb 2013

PwC administrators sell London black cab maker

Administrators manage to rescue black cab maker through a sale to Chinese-backed business Geely UK

01 Feb 2013

Dragon Jones buys Jessops out of administration

PwC administrators sell the brand and assets of Jessops to various buyers including Peter Jones CBE

01 Feb 2013

KPMG administrators to arrange pre-pack of Cobbetts

DWF is set to acquire financially stricken Cobbetts in a pre-pack administration deal

01 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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New audit threshold reform – a threat or an opportunity?

What should smaller firms be doing to prepare for the impending audit threshold reforms? Having a strategy to work smarter, differently, than in the past is a must, writes Simon Warren

Colin: Chocolate coin meltdown

Colin ponders the impact of chocolate coins being pulled 'out of circulation'

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

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