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KPMG administrators set offer deadline for stricken Ferguson shipyard

KPMG joint administrators set deadline of 5pm today for offers for Ferguson Shipbuilders

21 Aug 2014

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Deloitte to negotiate Mamas & Papas CVA deal

Struggling upmarket nursery chain appoints Deloitte to strike CVA with its landlords

21 Aug 2014

Reeves' Tate to serve as R3 president

Andrew Tate to serve as R3's vice-president next year, stepping up to president in 2016

21 Aug 2014

Deloitte accused of costing taxpayers £50m for botched administrations

Big Four firm involved in more 20 administrations where it failed to correctly make workers redundant, IS numbers show

20 Aug 2014

Hosking reunited with Baker Tilly colleagues at Quantuma

Andy Hosking joins Quantuma Restructuring, where he will be reunited with former RSM Tenon colleagues

05 Aug 2014

Colin: Anyone for a Gherkin?

Colin considers potential bidders for one of London's most iconic buildings

04 Aug 2014

Kingston Smith & Partners appoints licensed IP

IP specialising in investigations and contentious insolvencies joins Kingston Smith & Partners

01 Aug 2014

Administrations hit lowest level since 2005

Insolvency Service figures show company administrations hit lowest level since the first quarter of 2005

30 Jul 2014

Deloitte receivers put Gherkin up for sale

Deloitte's real estate arm and Savills instructed to sell landmark office building

29 Jul 2014

Colin: Things that go bump in the night

Colin takes an alternative look at why IPs might be kept awake by zombie nightmares

28 Jul 2014

Cable calls for ICAEW probe into Comet administrators

Business secretary Vince Cable refers senior Deloitte IPs for potential disciplinary action, over Comet administration concerns

25 Jul 2014

Top 50+50: IPs struggle for fees as zombie companies live on

Work is thin on the ground for IPs as zombie companies stagger on despite hopes of an uptick in business as economy rebounds

23 Jul 2014

Drop in insolvencies hits Begbies profits

Begbies Traynor sales hit by 9% fall in UK insolvencies during the financial year

09 Jul 2014

Chantrey Vellacott liquidators welcome Marrache jail terms

Chantrey Vellacott's Adrian Hyde says Marrache sentences sends out 'strong message' that Gilbratar's finance system is robust

07 Jul 2014

HMRC pay up first powers could trigger 'wave of insolvencies'

HMRC's ‘Accelerated Payment' rules due to come into force in July could trigger bankruptcies or insolvencies, Moore Stephens warns

03 Jul 2014

La Senza goes into administration

PwC appointed as lingerie chain goes into administration for second time in two years

02 Jul 2014

Chantrey Vellacott lands Five Ways receivership

Landmark Birmingham building placed into receivership

01 Jul 2014

Key pre-pack measures are unworkable

Teresa Graham’s pre-pack recommendations are in the right spirit but are unworkable, insolvency practitioners tell Accountancy Age

25 Jun 2014

Zolfo advisers secure Bella Italia/Café Rouge CVA

Zolfo Cooper team's delight as landlords agree to restaurant chain CVA

23 Jun 2014

Interview: Graeme Smith, Zolfo Cooper advisory services lead partner

Graeme Smith talks Accountancy Age through Zolfo Cooper's plans to provide clients with a broader range of services

19 Jun 2014

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