Begbies Traynor

Edward Bible

Lawyer takes IPA presidency

Solicitor Edward Bible takes Insolvency Practitioners Association presidency but FRP Advisory and Begbies Traynor partners hot on his heels

14 May 2012

Gerald Krasner

Begbies administrators agree CVA at Port Vale FC

Administrators receive 87% of creditor vote to rescue collapsed club

27 Apr 2012

Ric Traynor Begbies Traynor

Begbies sells Red Flag division to its chairman

Listed firm offloads its struggling Red Flag division to chairman Ric Traynor, with the firm retaining a minority interest

12 Apr 2012

Begbies’ Mark Fry takes VP role at IPA

IPA names Begbies Traynor partner Mark Fry as its next president

01 Mar 2012

Twickenham Film Studios goes into administration

Twickenham Film Studios, which was involved in this year's Oscar nominated films Warhorse, The Iron Lady and My Week with Marilyn, has collapsed. Begbies Traynor has been appointed administrator.

21 Feb 2012

Begbies predicts UK at rock bottom

Begbies' Red Flag report shows professional service firms hardest hit by financial difficulty

19 Jan 2012

KPMG shows breadth in its insolvency division

KPMG not shy to pick up work big and small in insolvency

11 Jan 2012

Begbies Traynor administrators called to Westfield store

David Acland, Paul Dounis and Lila Thomas appointed to FR Retail

21 Dec 2011

David Hudson leaves Baker Tilly

Insolvency partner leaves firm after two years to set up fund which will invest in businesses

19 Dec 2011

Revenue down but profits up at Begbies Traynor

Firm marginally increases profits amid slightly lower revenues and increased debt

15 Dec 2011

Begbies acquisition could net Smith & Williamson £7m

Acquisition of Begbies Traynor tax division could net Smith & Williamson extra £7m in fees

29 Nov 2011

Begbies Traynor launches property website

Insolvency division launches webpage to offload insolvent properties which includes residential and commercial

23 Nov 2011

North South divide for business in distress grows

Begbies Traynor Red Flag report shows Southern businesses not as financially distressed as Northern

17 Oct 2011

Begbies Traynor announces steady growth

First quarter results show insolvency picking up but the firm is still looking to offload its tax and red flag divisions

28 Sep 2011

Begbies Traynor administrators called to IT supplier

IT products supplier Powerdial Systems calls in Gerald Krasner and Andrew Haslam as administrators

19 Sep 2011

Ex-Begbies Traynor FD takes financial services role

Former Begbies Traynor CFO John Gittins takes FD role at Fairpoint

14 Sep 2011

Creditor hunt proves problematic for Begbies

Paul Stanley has been unable to locate creditors that paid a deposit to Millshomes for planned flats, prior to its collapse

19 Aug 2011

Begbies administrators called to criticised property developer

Paul Stanley and Gary Lee called to Whispers Developments

19 Aug 2011

Begbies administrators called to Kinetics

Begbies Traynor partners make severe redundancies at collapsed company following withdrawal of its supplier contracts

14 Jul 2011

Begbies Traynor to sell tax and Red Flag divisions

Listed firm lines up divisional sales after profits slump

07 Jul 2011

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