Administrations

lehman-bros

Court of Appeal to scrutinise Lehman FSD

Lehman Brothers companies fighting to be excluded from Pension Regulator’s financial support direction

03 Dec 2012

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KPMG administrators say JJB creditors will receive next to nothing

Collapsed retailer owes £212m to unsecured creditors, with just £600,000 to share out. Shareholders also to receive no repayment

30 Nov 2012

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Administrators to close a further 125 Comet stores

Up to 2,500 jobs to go as Deloitte administrators look to close 125 stores

29 Nov 2012

Leonard Curtis administrators sort Harley Medical pre-pack

Leonard Curtis administrators organise pre-pack for Harley Medical Group following legal claims from women affected by faulty breast implants

26 Nov 2012

Taxman criticised over handling of businesses mis-sold rate swaps

MPs say HM Revenue & Customs have been "rather less that sympathetic" to companies mis-sold interest rate swaps

23 Nov 2012

Portsmouth FC administrators receive early court date

Portsmouth administrators given date to seal the deal on a sale but club will be liquidated if court disagrees

21 Nov 2012

PwC administrators called to charity as its pension deficit rises

People Can calls in PwC administrators as as increases in its pension deficit contributions become unsustainable

21 Nov 2012

Deloitte administrators make 735 redundancies at Comet HQ

Administrators announce 735 redundancies in the head office, call centre and delivery network at Comet

19 Nov 2012

Colin: Taxis rank highly with PwC

Colin's usual sidewards, squinty, glance at the news: PwC's administration of Manganese Bronze proves eye-catching

19 Nov 2012

Deloitte administrators to close 41 Comet stores

Administrators say redundancies “inevitable”, and set up employee assistance programme and hotline

19 Nov 2012

PwC administrators steer Manganese Bronze in right direction

Administrators to oversee steering fault resolution, and hope to have black cabs back on the road by mid-December

16 Nov 2012

Administrators sell leisure equipment maker to US business

Duff & Phelps administrators manage to sell London-based Power Plate to PPI Aquisitions

16 Nov 2012

Administrators appointed to Corrie musical producers

Chantrey Vellacott appointed to Street of Dreams

15 Nov 2012

Menzies picks Pick as business recovery director

Care home specialist Robert Pick joins Menzies' recovery division

13 Nov 2012

No insolvency boom? Thank the ten-year-old Enterprise Act

It's the Enterprise Act's 10th birthday and what a decade it has had, writes insolvency practitioner and R3 president Lee Manning

09 Nov 2012

KPMG administrators save 750 jobs through pre-pack

Pension liabilities at AEA Technology see company broken up and sold in chunks through pre-pack administration

09 Nov 2012

Ruling threatens existence of international insolvencies

How did the insolvency profession get knocked into the middle of the last decade?

06 Nov 2012

Ex-MF Global customers file lawsuit against PwC auditors

Collapsed bank’s customers file complaint against PwC claiming it failed to properly examine MF Global’s control over customer funds

06 Nov 2012

KPMG administrators receive second extension on Aero Inventory

KPMG administrators receive another extension since Aero’s collapse in November 2009

05 Nov 2012

Deloitte administrators appointed to Comet

Electrical retailer collapses with a workforce of 6,611 and 236 stores

05 Nov 2012

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Mehjoo: No such thing as a general retainer?

The long-running legal dispute between midlands firm Harben Barker and client Hossein Mehjoo emphasises the importance of clear terms, write Andrew Howell and Alexa Segal

The Practitioner: If you don’t ask you don’t know

Can the practitioner face their fears and asked the fee question?

Miller's Tale: Women perfectly placed for accountancy's evolution

Women are making their way into the world of finance with more pace than ever before - but how far up the ladder they can climb? And how are they perceived? Accountant, and Accountancy Age columnist, Cara Miller debates this hot topic

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Social networking: How does the Top 50 stack up?

Firms are failing to realise the business benefits of social media sites such as utilising LinkedIn

Colin: There's nothing like a well-thought-out plan

Colin wonders whether some SMEs are keeping it too simple

Taking Stock: When tax is stranger than fiction

Sometimes you just can't make it up, TS finds

Scrapping IR35 all very well – but what else?

IR35 has proven ineffective, but 'what are the alternatives?' asks Calum Fuller

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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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iXBRL: Taking stock. Looking forward

In this white paper CCH provide checklists to help accountants and finance professionals both in practice and in business examine these issues and make plans. Also includes a case study of a large commercial organisation working through the first year of mandatory iXBRL filing.