Insolvency

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KPMG sells Little Chef to Kuwaiti owners Kout Food

KPMG facilitates sale of Little Chef to Kuwaiti group Kout Food

07 Aug 2013

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Administrations freed from pension liability chains

Pension liabilities have been downgraded to unsecured creditor status which has freed the funds to allow a bigger payout to the many in administrations explains Neil Smyth

05 Aug 2013

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Corporate insolvencies increase but personal sees 6.1% drop

Corporate insolvencies increase 10.5% on the previous quarter while personal insolvencies including bankruptcies over the year decline

02 Aug 2013

Grant Thornton administrators to sue PwC for €1bn

Administrators to sue PwC for its role in collapse of Quinn Insurance. PwC hits back that claim contains “factual inaccuracies”

30 Jul 2013

Taking Stock: Return of the ring

TS loves a feel-good story

25 Jul 2013

Supreme Court quashes Nortel/Lehman pension rulings

The Supreme Court has overturned a ruling that pension payments in insolvencies should be treated as an expense of the administration

24 Jul 2013

Zolfo Cooper administrators sell Nicole Farhi fashion retailer

Administrators manage to sell all stores, e-commerce arm and concessions of collapsed fashion retailer

23 Jul 2013

Creditor meetings could be reduced in an administration

Reduction in red tape across insolvency process could save creditors £36m annually and increase communication with less meetings scheduled

19 Jul 2013

EY administrators sell Internacionale as pre-pack

Administrators arrange pre-pack sale to existing backers safeguarding 1,550 jobs

16 Jul 2013

Directors to be liable for corporate collapses

Vince Cable announces changes to company director disqualifications as he reforms insolvency process

15 Jul 2013

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

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

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

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The Practitioner: Mastering a merger

The Practitioner calls for senior staff to step up to the plate: as clandestine merger meetings take place

Guest Column: My year as FD-turned-CEO

Richard Stone speaks openly about his first year as Share plc's CEO - having served as its FD

Leader: KPMG's SME move part of a worrying change to small practice landscape

KPMG's foray into the SME market will likely succeed, but it must convince clients it will ‘care' in the same way a ‘local' practice would

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David vs Goliath? Small practitioners pick apart KPMG's SME move

Storm erupts after Big Four firm announces it will take on high-street accountants and the mid-tier accountancy firms that focus predominantly on SME market

Taking Stock: Mazuma's Blue (Peter) movie

Those crazy cats at Mazuma have filmed a brilliant Blue Peter-style video. They're wasted in number-crunching

Colin: Ben Affleck's costume drama

Colin wonders how much Ben Affleck's turn in The Accountant will differ from his previous roles

Taking Stock: Shooting begins on Affleck thriller The Accountant

Affleck is the star in Warner Brothers flick about and a mild-mannered accountant who becomes a high-class assassin by night

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