New bill targets fraudulent company dissolution

Business Recovery New bill targets fraudulent company dissolution

10m Jeremy Chan

New bill targets fraudulent company dissolution

Bounce Bank Loan Scheme fraud of particular interest Read More...

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UK insolvencies hit pre-pandemic highs

Insolvency UK insolvencies hit pre-pandemic highs

1y Jeremy Chan

UK insolvencies hit pre-pandemic highs

December was the first month since lockdown began that insolvencies were higher than the same period year on year Read More...

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New evaluator role in pre-pack scrutiny too vague

Insolvency New evaluator role in pre-pack scrutiny too vague

1y Jeremy Chan

New evaluator role in pre-pack scrutiny too vague

Insolvency service announces new law to scrutinise sale of pre-packs but does not specify qualifications for the evaluator Read More...

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Rise in insolvency and creditor action expected

Insolvency Rise in insolvency and creditor action expected

2y Jeremy Chan

Rise in insolvency and creditor action expected

Practitioners braced for “storm” of activity Read More...

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Insolvencies drop in first quarter

Coronavirus Insolvencies drop in first quarter

2y Jeremy Chan

Insolvencies drop in first quarter

Latest report from The Insolvency Service outlines reduced number of insolvencies for the first three months of 2020 Read More...

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Deloitte makes £15 million from Comet liquidation

Insolvency Deloitte makes £15 million from Comet liquidation

3y Lucy Skoulding, Reporter

Deloitte makes £15 million from Comet liquidation

This is despite the fact Deloitte are under investigation by the ICAEW for issues surrounding their handling of the insolvency Read More...

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Special advisor appointed to Deloitte from BofE

People In Business Special advisor appointed to Deloitte from BofE

3y Emanuela Hawker, Reporter

Special advisor appointed to Deloitte from BofE

Andrew Garcie will be drawing on a wealth of experience when providing support for clients in resolution preparedness Read More...

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Sarah Albon, Inspector General and Chief Executive, The Insolvency Service

People In Business Sarah Albon, Inspector General and Chief Executive, The Insolvency Service

4y Lucy Skoulding, Reporter

Sarah Albon, Inspector General and Chief Executive...

Albon joined The Insolvency Service in February 2015, as it implemented its five-year strategy to improve service to its customers, lower its costs, a...

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Financial Power List 2018: 16-20 revealed

People In Business Financial Power List 2018: 16-20 revealed

4y Emma Smith, Managing Editor

Financial Power List 2018: 16-20 revealed

We reveal the individuals who have made positions 16-20 on the Financial Power List 2018 Read More...

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Analysis: Q3 statistics show Brexit insolvency rise and 'shadowy' behaviour

Business Regulation Analysis: Q3 statistics show Brexit insolvency rise and 'shadowy' behaviour

5y Stephanie Wix, Writer

Analysis: Q3 statistics show Brexit insolvency ris...

Brexit, and some directors looking to shut down their companies without further recourse, have contributed to the current insolvency landscape, invest...

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Government mulls changes to bonding arrangements for insolvency practitioners

Practice Regulation Government mulls changes to bonding arrangements for insolvency practitioners

6y Richard Crump, Writer

Government mulls changes to bonding arrangements f...

The government is considering whether it should propose changes to the legislation governing bonding arrangements for insolvency practitioners Read Mo...

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Building company director banned for 7 years for VAT under-declaration

Corporate Tax Building company director banned for 7 years for VAT under-declaration

6y Richard Crump, Writer

Building company director banned for 7 years for V...

The director of a building firm in West Wales has been disqualified from acting as a director for under-declaring sales on VAT returns. Read More...

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Fraud conviction and 2 year prison sentence for former insolvency practitioner

People Practice Fraud conviction and 2 year prison sentence for former insolvency practitioner

6y Richard Crump, Writer

Fraud conviction and 2 year prison sentence for fo...

William Evan Price has been handed a 2 year prison sentence and disqualified from being a director following Cardiff Crown Court hearing Read More...

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Eight year directorship ban dished up for restauranteur's inadequate records

People Business Eight year directorship ban dished up for restauranteur's inadequate records

6y Richard Crump, Writer

Eight year directorship ban dished up for restaura...

An Aberdeenshire director has been disqualified for failing to ensure her restaurant company kept adequate books and records Read More...

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Director banned for failing to keep proper accounting records

Business Recovery Director banned for failing to keep proper accounting records

6y Richard Crump, Writer

Director banned for failing to keep proper account...

The director of a company set up to market a fuel-saving device has been disqualified for failing to maintain and preserve proper records Read More...

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Assistant accountant handed an 11-year Bankruptcy Restrictions Order

People Practice Assistant accountant handed an 11-year Bankruptcy Restrictions Order

6y Richard Crump, Writer

Assistant accountant handed an 11-year Bankruptcy ...

Assistant Accountant handed an 11-year Bankruptcy Restrictions Order for misappropriating funds Read More...

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Directors of management accounting business disqualified

People Business Directors of management accounting business disqualified

6y Richard Crump, Writer

Directors of management accounting business disqua...

Directors of a company that provided management accounting services to schools have been disqualified for neglecting the company’s tax affairs Read Mo...

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Father and son directors disqualified by Insolvency Service

People Business Father and son directors disqualified by Insolvency Service

6y Richard Crump, Writer

Father and son directors disqualified by Insolvenc...

Father and Son directors disqualified for five years and three and a half years for running up large Crown debts whilst trading insolvently Read More...

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Interview: R3 president Andrew Tate

Business Recovery Interview: R3 president Andrew Tate

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Interview: R3 president Andrew Tate

Suggestion R3 has 'rolled over' in face of government pressure is false, incoming president Andrew Tate tells Accountancy Age Read More...

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Insolvency Service to probe BHS director behaviour

Business Recovery Insolvency Service to probe BHS director behaviour

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Insolvency Service to probe BHS director behaviour

The fast-track move is a bold departure from the norm, as a probe would normally only begin several months after administrators had finished their own...

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Corporate and personal insolvencies fall, latest figures reveal

Business Recovery Corporate and personal insolvencies fall, latest figures reveal

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

Corporate and personal insolvencies fall, latest f...

Despite wider falls, debt relief orders rose in Q4 2015 Read More...

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RSM predicts 16% jump in Debt Relief Orders

Accounting Firms RSM predicts 16% jump in Debt Relief Orders

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

RSM predicts 16% jump in Debt Relief Orders

Figures suggest a decrease in bankruptcies and Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVAs) Read More...

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113,000 businesses owed money by insolvents in 2015

Business Recovery 113,000 businesses owed money by insolvents in 2015

6y Chris Warmoll, Writer

113,000 businesses owed money by insolvents in 201...

Medium-sized businesses employing 51-250 staff most likely to have been exposed to another firm or individual's insolvency Read More...

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Administrations ‘flat-line’ as personal insolvencies hit low

Business Recovery Administrations ‘flat-line’ as personal insolvencies hit low

7y Richard Crump, Writer

Administrations ‘flat-line’ as personal insolvenci...

Business environment for insolvency practitioners worsens with fewer company and personal insolvencies between April and June, official figures show R...

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Tax failings and missing cash see accountants disqualified as directors

Business Regulation Tax failings and missing cash see accountants disqualified as directors

7y Kevin Reed, Writer

Tax failings and missing cash see accountants disq...

Two advisers are heavily reprimanded by the Insolvency Service: One for failing to manage his firm's tax affairs; another for misappropriating funds R...

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Anna Soubry handed insolvency brief in new government role

Politics Anna Soubry handed insolvency brief in new government role

7y Richard Crump, Writer

Anna Soubry handed insolvency brief in new governm...

Anna Soubry handed responsibility for the Insolvency Service as part her role as minister for small business, industry and enterprise Read More...

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Company and personal insolvencies sink to pre-recession lows

Business Recovery Company and personal insolvencies sink to pre-recession lows

7y Richard Crump, Writer

Company and personal insolvencies sink to pre-rece...

Total company and personal insolvencies hit new lows, but practitioners believe levels could rise over the next two years Read More...

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