Insolvency

Chantrey Vellacott liquidators called to Severn Four Credit Union

Member loan defaults and a failed merger lead to Chantrey Vellacott liquidators’ appointment at Severn Four Credit Union

07 Mar 2013

Alan Hudson

E&Y administrators arrange Dreams pre-pack

Ernst & Young administrators arrange pre-pack sale of Dreams to Sun Capital Partners but not for the whole business

06 Mar 2013

retail

KPMG administrators see Peacocks pension deficit inflate 73%

KPMG administrators have seen Peacocks' pension scheme deficit increase by 73% as it undergoes assessment to enter the Pension Protection Fund

04 Mar 2013

Dewey creditors set for repayment as judge approves liquidation plan

Liquidation plan to repay creditors including the pension benefit guarantee corporation

01 Mar 2013

E&Y administrators save 2,100 jobs at Republic

Administrators manage to save 2,100 jobs through sale of stores to sportsdirect.com retail

28 Feb 2013

Turner leaves AlixPartners for Ernst & Young

Operations turnaround expert Turner joins Ernst & Young

27 Feb 2013

Harrisons administrators called to law firm Calibre Solicitors

Harrisons and Blue Gate Capital administrators called to personal injury specialist firm

26 Feb 2013

Government tackles suppliers’ demands in administration

Government lays out proposals to force suppliers to continue working with insolvency practitioners trying to rescue a business

26 Feb 2013

HW Fisher administrators called to Morgans Insurance Broking

London insurance broker collapses into administration

22 Feb 2013

Colin: Republic shed a few pounds

Colin considers the compatibility of the fashion and accounting worlds

18 Feb 2013

HMV administrators make 60 redundancies including CEO

Deloitte administrators make redundancies in head office following announcement to close 66 stores

12 Feb 2013

Deloitte administrators to close 66 HMV stores

Administrators announce the closure of 66 stores in the coming two months and 930 possible redundancies

07 Feb 2013

KPMG administrators arrange pre-pack of Cobbetts

Pre-pack saves more than 400 jobs at Cobbetts but debt recovery arm Incasso was not part of the deal and its future remains uncertain

07 Feb 2013

IPs need tougher sanctions in pre-packs, says BIS

Pre-packs need more transparency, claims a Business Innovation and Skills select committee

06 Feb 2013

Should the government red card the football creditor rule?

What does the profession think of the controversial insolvency rule? Both sides take to the pitch, writes Rachael Singh

05 Feb 2013

Tesco, Asda and Argos furniture supplier collapses

FRP Advisory administrators called to Olympia Furniture Ltd

04 Feb 2013

HMV administrators sell G-A-Y venue to founder

Administrators to HMV have sold the company’s entertainment venue G-A-Y to its founder Jeremy Joseph

04 Feb 2013

Bishop Fleming partner joins FRP Advisory

Sam Talby makes a return, of sorts, to FRP Advisory, having worked at predecessor firm Levy Gee

04 Feb 2013

PwC administrators sell London black cab maker

Administrators manage to rescue black cab maker through a sale to Chinese-backed business Geely UK

01 Feb 2013

Dragon Jones buys Jessops out of administration

PwC administrators sell the brand and assets of Jessops to various buyers including Peter Jones CBE

01 Feb 2013

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