Insolvency

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IPs and government on collision course over litigation exemption

Long-running dispute between practitioners and policymakers around no-win-no-fee reignites

29 Jan 2015

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IPs’ work famine set to persist in 2015

Administrations and personal insolvencies fall to new lows, Insolvency Service data finds

29 Jan 2015

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Best Practice: Quantuma's Carl Jackson

Quantuma's recruitment policy centres on finding partners who are well known, well established, insolvency practitioners with a loyal following

22 Jan 2015

Year ahead Q&A: Neil Bennett, Leonard Curtis

Neil Bennett, managing partner London at Leonard Curtis Business Solutions Group, says firms must tap into a much wider client base than in the past

14 Jan 2015

Legal expert joins Baker Tilly's restructuring service

Solicitor Ian Williams another recruit for Baker Tilly's insolvency division

14 Jan 2015

Simmonds joins others in move to Quantuma from Baker Tilly

Nick Simmonds follows in the footsteps of several other insolvency staff in move to Quantuma from Baker Tilly

08 Jan 2015

Moore Stephens insolvency head to join Baker Tilly

Phillip Sykes joins Baker Tilly to lead its London restructuring and recovery division - in a welcome fillip for the firm

07 Jan 2015

New chief executive appointed at the Insolvency Service

Insolvency Service names Sarah Albon as new chief executive as it implements a five-year strategy

16 Dec 2014

Profits and sales slip as Begbies Traynor reports £8.5m acquisition

Begbies Traynor strikes deal to acquire firm of chartered surveyors; first half profits and sales slip

12 Dec 2014

Claims consultant banned for compensating himself ahead of HMRC

Claims consultant Richard Render disqualified as a company director for six years for failing to pay tax but paying himself instead

24 Nov 2014

BDO liquidators win £24m for Rangers creditors

BDO secure £24m for Rangers creditors after agreeing settlement with Collyer Bristow, the lawyers who acted for Craig Whyte when he bought the club in 2011

20 Nov 2014

Deloitte sells Gherkin to Brazilian billionaire

Receivers from Deloitte sell iconic City landmark to Brazilian billionaire Joseph Safra

11 Nov 2014

Taking Stock: Dozy government MPs ‘snooze’ through key insolvency vote

Government MPs apparently forget to vote on a key committee-stage amendment to the Small Business, Enterprise, and Employment Bill

06 Nov 2014

Prepack deal saves London Mining's Sierra Leone mine

The mineran into "severe liquidity issues" caused by a combination of high costs, falling iron ore prices and the impact of the Ebola virus

03 Nov 2014

KPMG administrators make redundancies at PCS Brands

The employees were all culled from PCS Brands, a manufacturing business which makes metal bake ware, cookware and wine racks together with the distribution of cutlery under the Viners Brand

03 Nov 2014

Bankruptcies hit lowest quarterly level in 15 years

Insolvency Service figures show bankruptcy orders reach lowest level since 1999

29 Oct 2014

Smith & Williamson administrators called in to Caterham

Caterham enters administration, while Marussia teeters on brink of collapse

27 Oct 2014

Milsted Langdon welcomes first female insolvency practitioner

Rachel makes company history 17 years after starting at firm

21 Oct 2014

IPs in a predicament over interest rate swap mis-selling

With the statutory six year limitation period on legal action soon to expire, the mis-selling of interest rate hedging products has become an urgent matter for IPs

20 Oct 2014

PwC called in as Ebola-hit London Mining collapses

PwC joint administrators appointed as London Mining collapses into administration

17 Oct 2014

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The Practitioner: Mastering a merger

The Practitioner calls for senior staff to step up to the plate: as clandestine merger meetings take place

Guest Column: My year as FD-turned-CEO

Richard Stone speaks openly about his first year as Share plc's CEO - having served as its FD

Leader: KPMG's SME move part of a worrying change to small practice landscape

KPMG's foray into the SME market will likely succeed, but it must convince clients it will ‘care' in the same way a ‘local' practice would

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David vs Goliath? Small practitioners pick apart KPMG's SME move

Storm erupts after Big Four firm announces it will take on high-street accountants and the mid-tier accountancy firms that focus predominantly on SME market

Taking Stock: Mazuma's Blue (Peter) movie

Those crazy cats at Mazuma have filmed a brilliant Blue Peter-style video. They're wasted in number-crunching

Colin: Ben Affleck's costume drama

Colin wonders how much Ben Affleck's turn in The Accountant will differ from his previous roles

Taking Stock: Shooting begins on Affleck thriller The Accountant

Affleck is the star in Warner Brothers flick about and a mild-mannered accountant who becomes a high-class assassin by night

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