Insolvency

HMRC building

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

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 Service

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

Government to introduce new sanctions on IPs this summer

This summer will see the introduction of a single gateway for complaints and common sanctions for insolvency practitioners rolled out across the regulators

26 Apr 2013

Begbies Traynor: UK will narrowly avoid triple dip recession

Red Flag report shows professional and support services sector should help the UK avoid a triple dip recession

24 Apr 2013

BDO administrators confirm sale of Portsmouth FC

Administrators sign off paperwork to sell the club to the Pompey Supporters Trust

22 Apr 2013

Duff & Phelps administrators save Axminster Carpets

Administrators sell carpet manufacturer to a consortium that includes the former managing director

08 Apr 2013

Administrators report £90m debt and SRA probe at Cobbetts

Law firm ran up liabilities of more than £90m before its collapse a report by KPMG administrators reveals

05 Apr 2013

Insolvency practitioners to be handed cross-border guidelines

The EU is funding new guidelines for IPs to promote coordination from courts in cross-border insolvencies

04 Apr 2013

Harrisons’ take special administration of Fyshe Horton Finney

Administrators called to regional stockbrokers following continuing losses and boardroom rifts

25 Mar 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

The Practitioner: R&D tax credit boon awaits clients

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

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

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

Better out than in for long-distance runner

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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