Insolvency

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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

Julie Palmer

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

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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

PPF founding head of restructuring and insolvency steps down

Richard Favier OBE is to step down from his role as head of restructuring and insolvency at the Pension Protection Fund in July 2013

15 Mar 2013

Portsmouth FC administrators exchange contracts with PST

PKF administrators exchange contracts with Pompey Supporters Trust to sell the club, however the deal is dependent on a future High Court decision

11 Mar 2013

Harrisons administrators sell Scala Publishers in pre-pack

Guide book and exhibition catalogue publisher is sold to Channon Education

11 Mar 2013

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

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

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

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Colin: Evaders are going to struggle to fit in

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