New research by Moore Stephens has shown that restaurant insolvencies have risen by 20% in the past year. The research shows that restaurant businesses insolvency jumped 20% to 984 in the last year, up from 825 in the previous year*. The figures come on the back of one of Britain’s biggest sandwich chains, EAT, announcing this…

Winding up Petitions (Companies) have been issued and advertised in the London Gazette for the following companies: 09232408 LIMITED 1FILM UNIT LIMITED A & A TRANSPORT (CANNOCK) LIMITED A HAPPY CHEF LIMITED A LA CARTE MANAGEMENT LTD A S SITE PREPARATION LTD A.I.M.S SUPPORT SERVICES LIMITED AAC AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION LTD ACCELERATE DIRECT LTD…

The number of Scottish companies going out of business also continued to fall with total corporate insolvencies also down by 3.8% according to latest figures from Accountant in Bankruptcy (AIB). Total corporate insolvencies dropped from 210 to 202 compared to the same quarter a year ago. The figure for Q3 of 2017-18 is made up…

Accountant in Bankruptcy (AIB) has published its latest figures which have shown a drop in numbers of sequestrations in the third quarter of 2017-18. Fewer Scots have been made bankrupt in comparison to a year ago. In the third quarter of 2017-18 – between October and December 2017 – there were 1,089 awards of bankruptcy, a…

The Civil Enforcement Association (CIVEA) has appointed Russell Hamblin-Boone to a new position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr Hamblin-Boone will give a new voice and direction to CIVEA and its members at a time when the industry is facing a review of regulations and needs strong representation in policy debates. Hamblin-Boone was previously Chief Executive…

English and Welsh councils are believed to have used Enforcement Agents on nearly 41,000 firms that struggled to pay higher business rates following the Government’s controversial revaluation last year. The estimate was the result of an investigation by ratings adviser Altus Group, which said tens of thousands of businesses that failed to pay higher business…

The culture of late payment to UK SMEs is undermining their growth and the value they bring to the UK economy. Findings from business finance company MarketInvoice reveals that 62% of invoices issued by UK SMEs in 2017 (worth over £21b) were paid late, up from 60% in 2016. The average value of these invoices was £51,826. A third…

Winding up Petitions (Companies) have been issued and advertised in the London Gazette for the following companies: 09753626 LTD 1ST NATION LTD 365 ENERGY LTD A G M (RIVERSIDE) LTD A&G DESIGN & BUILD LTD ABBOTT & SON ELECTRICALS LTD ABSOLUTE EVENT SOLUTIONS LTD ACQUISITION 395445593 LTD ADAM MOTORS LTD AEJIS LTD AGRO FOOD LTD…

Winding up Petitions (Companies) have been issued and advertised in the London Gazette for the following companies: 10141715 LTD 2028 X LTD 53 CAPITAL TRADE LTD A F REPROGRAPHICS LTD A-B-A-C-U-S FRANCHISING COMPANY LTD A1 SOUTH LTD ACE SCAFFOLDING SERVICES LTD ACH GROUP MANAGEMENT LTD ACORNFORD ESTATES (NORTHERN) LTD ACQUISITION 395445642 LTD ACTONVILLE CONSULTANTS LTD…

The use of bailiffs to collect debts owed to local authorities in England and Wales has jumped by 14 percent in two years, according to new research by the Money Advice Trust. More than 2.3 million debts were passed to bailiffs by local authorities in 2016/17 according to the research, based on Freedom of Information…

1 2 3 6