Insolvency

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The difference between law and accountancy firms

In the last year there has been a significant spike of law firm insolvencies. Accountants should take note to protect their own LLPs

23 Dec 2013

Philip White is chief executive at Syscap

Firms entering insolvency rockets 41% in a year

Insolvencies among accountancy firms increase 41% in a year according to research by Syscap

23 Dec 2013

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FRP Advisory administrators called to commercial property law firm

Administrators called to Hillier HRW after it was unable to secure professional indemnity cover earlier this year

20 Dec 2013

Begbies Traynor sees interim revenues and profits fall

Despite efficiency savings, the soft insolvency market eats into Begbies Traynor's numbers

11 Dec 2013

Deloitte partner Louise Brittain joins Wilkins Kennedy

Celebrity bankruptcy trustee Louise Brittain leaves Deloitte after five years for Top 30 firm Wilkins Kennedy

02 Dec 2013

Moorfields administrators close further 30 Blockbuster stores

A further 182 jobs to go across 30 stores earmarked for closure

28 Nov 2013

Kingston Smith liquidators called to Lily Allen-founded business

Lucy in Disguise enters liquidation with £845,000 debts

28 Nov 2013

Interview: Insolvency Service deputy CEO Graham Horne

Insolvency Service deputy chief executive Graham Horne explains why the book on insolvency law is being thrown out the window

27 Nov 2013

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

Moorfields’ administrators close 72 Blockbuster stores

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

14 Nov 2013

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

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ABS: Will you be taking on too much?

While alternative business structures (ABSs) might benefit some accountancy firms, others could be in danger of overstepping their capabilities

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Internal auditors must up game over new anti-corruption rules

Government's more onerous anti-corruption plan means internal auditors must up their game

Colin: Audit losses go down badly

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Colin: Deloitte redeems Gherkin

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