Insolvency

Peter Saville

Zolfo Cooper administrators called to Nicole Farhi fashion retailer

Peter Saville leads administration of fashion retailer Nicole Farhi which has had three owners in as many years

04 Jul 2013

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Better pension payoff for longer workers in company insolvency

DWP confirms that longer-serving employees with larger pension pots will not lose out as much previously during the corporate insolvency process

28 Jun 2013

Philip Watkins

FRP administrators called to UK based food manufacturer

Q Cold enters administration after the loss of a key contract

26 Jun 2013

Blood on the high street as big names set for insolvency

Dwell, Internacionale, ModelZone and Ark all set to enter insolvency around the quarterly rent due date

26 Jun 2013

Moore Stephens liquidators appointed to London Olympics organisers

Phillip Sykes and Jeremy Willmont from Moore Stephens appointed liquidators to the London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG)

25 Jun 2013

David Rubin administrators line up buyer for Coventry City FC

Administrators line up Otium Entertainment to buy the collapsed club, but fans are disgruntled that it is registered to directors that own the parent company of Coventry City FC

17 Jun 2013

RSM Tenon bolsters London restructuring team

Grant Thornton partner Andrew Hosking and Baker Tilly partner Sarah Batchelor join RSM Tenon’s London restructuring team

12 Jun 2013

Hearts face yet another HMRC deadline

Heart of Midlothian FC could be served a winding-up order, should it fail to pay around £100,000 in outstanding PAYE and NICs

10 Jun 2013

Jo Swinson: More needed but insolvency reform step in the right direction

Consumer affairs minister Jo Swinson writes for Accountancy Age on the incoming reforms to insolvency practitioners’ regulation.

05 Jun 2013

Insolvency complaints body launched

Government cuts red tape and launches a single complaints gateway across the insolvency profession

05 Jun 2013

Minority bondholders given ammunition to fight back

Following a court decision restructurings which penalise minority bondholders could fall foul of the law explains Craig Barrett

31 May 2013

Two Chesterfield accounting firms shut down

Two closely-related Chesterfield accountancy firms shut down in public interest over poor business practices

24 May 2013

Ex-KPMG partner takes BDO role

David Fletcher leaves KPMG after 12 years to take a similar role heading up restructuring at BDO

13 May 2013

KPMG administrators rack up £2.4m fees for JJB

Administrators’ fees come in at £2.4m with the team also applying to extend the administration 24 months when it comes to an end in September

10 May 2013

Court reduces risk of scheme deficits triggering insolvency

Supreme Court upholds decision to set a high threshold in declaring a business insolvent

09 May 2013

FRP Advisory creates Alliance network in UK & Ireland

UK and Ireland insolvency firms form alliance to better equip them to tackle cross-border insolvency cases

09 May 2013

Bankruptcies continue to fall

Individual insolvencies continue to decline with simplified bankruptcy process DROs, proving more popular than bankruptcies for third consecutive quarter

03 May 2013

Corporate collapses plummet in first quarter of 2013

Administrations, liquidations and receiverships all continue to decline according to Insolvency Service statistics

03 May 2013

Baker Tilly partner takes Duff & Phelps role

Peter Cooper joins Duff & Phelps as partner having previously held senior roles at Baker Tilly, E&Y and Lloyds

02 May 2013

Consortium buys insolvency practice Duff & Phelps

Duff & Phelps which handled the administration of Rangers FC is acquired by private equity consortium

26 Apr 2013

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