Bridge Business Recovery

A Bridge too far

Bridge Business Recovery's collpase is a tragedy, and was avoidable

07 Jul 2011


BDO asks former Halliwells partners to pay back drawings

Administrators want the law firm's former partners to repay funds

07 Jul 2011

Jane Norman lines up Zolfo Cooper administrators

Fashion retailer likely to appoint Zolfo Cooper administrators to arrange pre-pack

27 Jun 2011

Colin: a pre-pack rescue

24 Jun 2011

Homeform likely to enter pre-pack

The parent company of Kitchens Direct, Moben Kitchens and Dolphin Bathrooms may enter a pre-pack

24 Jun 2011

MacIntyre Hudson sells Mesh Computers in pre-pack

IT parts manufacturer sold to computer distributor PC Peripherals in pre-pack administration

01 Jun 2011

Insolvency Service practitioners receive the most complaints

Complaints fall for the insolvency industry, but numbers for practitioners licensed by the Insolvency Service are higher than the rest

12 Apr 2011

Lettice takes R3 role

PEM insolvency practitioner Shay Lettice to serve as R3 regional chairman

12 Apr 2011

Pouring water on phoenix companies?

11 Apr 2011

Insolvency’s mixed fortune on pre-packs

Pre-packs have a serious image problem. And by association, so do the insolvency practitioners that propose them

06 Apr 2011

Threat of extinction looms over pre-packs

Experts discuss the potential fallout from plans to extend the pre-pack process to give creditors the time to absorb the details of the deal

06 Apr 2011

Don't kill off pre-packs, says insolvency chief

KPMG's restructuring chief Richard Fleming insists pre-packs are an 'important tool' for the insolvency practitioner

05 Apr 2011

Quick insolvency process could be slowed down

Pre-pack administrations could take longer, allowing creditors time to oppose them, under proposals by BIS minister Ed Davey

31 Mar 2011

Officers Club sold in pre-pack by GT administrators

Grant Thornton administrators Joe McLean and Les Ross arrange second pre-pack sale in three years for men's fashion retailer Officers Club.

29 Mar 2011

A pre-pack storm that won’t subside

14 Mar 2011

ICAEW investigates E&Y pre-pack of Wind Hellas

Institute investigates allegations E&Y were conflicted when taking the pre-pack administration of Wind Hellas

28 Feb 2011

MCR administrators sell Ollie & Nic in pre-pack

MCR administrators sell handbag business Ollie & Nic in a pre-pack administration.

18 Feb 2011

EMI's pre-pack could be the start of things to come

Was Citigroup's purchase of EMI through an administration - instead of swapping debt for equity - a one-off transaction, or the future of insolvency?

11 Feb 2011

AA purchases BSM in pre-pack deal

British School of Motoring sold by PwC administrators through a pre-pack

01 Feb 2011

KPMG pre-pack saves 4800 jobs at East London Bus Company

KPMG insolvency experts Jim Tucker and Chris Laverty sell East London Bus Company's four subsidiaries to Stagecoach using a pre-packaged administration process

15 Oct 2010

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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


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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