Insolvency

surge-wave

No tidal wave of insolvencies

Despite some big corporate collapses such as HMV, Clinton Cards, and RSM Tenon, the decline of insolvency cases has taken its toll on some firms

20 Nov 2013

blockbuster

Moorfields’ administrators close 72 Blockbuster stores

Administrators to close 72 stores and make 452 jobs redundant after being appointed this week

14 Nov 2013

Simon Thomas

Moorfields Corporate Recovery called to Blockbuster

Former R3 President Nick O’Reilly takes Blockbuster administration, the company’s second in less than 12 months

12 Nov 2013

Duff & Phelps administrators called to Barratts

Barratts enters administration for third time in four years, this time with Duff & Phelps administrators called in

12 Nov 2013

HMRC winding-up order sees liquidation of law firm

KPMG liquidators called to collapsed law firm following HMRC winding-up order

07 Nov 2013

Deloitte administrators sell Morrisons training provider in pre-pack

Training provider sold in pre-pack - but Morrisons contract excluded

05 Nov 2013

Five year low of insolvencies indicator of "fool's paradise"

Corporate insolvencies continue to decline but the implications for the economy is met with mixed-reveiews

01 Nov 2013

Administrators to make full return to creditors of stockbroker

Administrators from Harrisons are likely to make full return to creditors less than a year after appointment to Fyshe Horton Finney

25 Oct 2013

BDO administrators sell Dunfermline FC to supporters

BDO and KPMG administrators sell club and stadium to supporters trust Pars United

17 Oct 2013

Special administrators appointed to City Equities

UHY Hacker Young's Andrew Andronikou and Peter Kubik take on investment firm insolvency

16 Oct 2013

Turnaround expert recruited for ailing pawnbroker

Colin Whipp called in to help restructure pawnbroking business Albemarle & Bond

09 Oct 2013

HMRC in “corporate corruption” - tycoon’s estranged wife

The wife of property and telecoms tycoon Scot Young claims HMRC gave her husband "bizarre support" in divorce proceedings

03 Oct 2013

Begbies acquires Manchester firm

Listed insolvency firm acquires Cooper Williamson

02 Oct 2013

Begbies sees no improvement in insolvency market

Begbies chairman Traynor flags up revenue fall as 'subdued' market continues

01 Oct 2013

Consultation to simplify insolvency process launched

Proposals to simplify Insolvency Rules such as allowing electronic submissions is launched by the Insolvency Service

27 Sep 2013

Action against unlawful “phoenix” companies doubles

The number of cases launched against company directors involving 'phoenix companies' doubles in 12 months

23 Sep 2013

BDO hands Farepak creditor payment to Insolvency Service

Insolvency Service handed outstanding dividend payments from BDO liquidators to Farepak

29 Aug 2013

Deloitte administrators close remaining Modelzone stores

Administrators close all 47 stores and make 340 staff redundant, however, they manage to sell subsidiary saving 18 jobs

29 Aug 2013

Accountancy M&As - like buses

There's been little M&A activity for years and then two come along at once

23 Aug 2013

Baker Tilly confirms acquisition of RSM Tenon

Baker Tilly confirms acquisition of RSM Tenon - without debt obligations - and backed by Lloyds Bank

22 Aug 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

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The Practitioner is gobsmacked at the opportunities for tax savings that R&D credits will bring for clients

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If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

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Auto-enrolment: Know the workforce - assessing workers

Who 'works' for a business? A simple question, but one that requires careful consideration as far as meeting auto-enrolment requirements are concerned, writes Stephen Rowntree

Taking Stock: Haslers' marathon man avoids comfort break

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Taking Stock: Rickard very Keen on its psuedonym

Rickard Keen's move to limited status sees some unusual detail at Companies House...

Colin: EY-ers cheer on partner profits

Colin wonders how EY partners reacted to their profit figures

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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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