Duff & Phelps has announced that it has appointed Paul Reeves as Managing Director, further strengthening its debt advisory and restructuring offerings. Reeves, who will be based in Manchester, joins Duff & Phelps from Fresh Thinking Capital. Prior to this he spent 17 years as a partner at Leonard Curtis Business Solutions Group (LCBSG), a…

Chris Laverty, Trevor O’Sullivan and Helen Dale of Grant Thornton UK LLP have been appointed as joint administrators of high-cost short term lender MMP Financial. The brand was also known as My Money Partner and Swift Sterling. A company statement company website confirmed that the administrators had been appointed and that they were no longer…

One in five (20%) energy customers, equivalent to 5.5 million households, have been put off switching to a new supplier following the collapse of 14 energy suppliers since the start of 2018, according to new research by comparethemarket.com. More than one million customers have been affected by a failed energy supplier since the start of…

Collections specialist ACS has announced that it has revamped its utility debt collection portfolio to emphasis the broad range of services available and to package its unique approach to utility debt collection in a new flagship service Collect+. The revamped portfolio offers utility providers a simpler and wider choice of services for managing and collecting…

Energy customers still struggling to get accurate bills according to a new poll by Citizens Advice. The research is being released alongside the latest edition of the charity’s energy star rating which ranks domestic energy supplier on customer service. Bill errors are the most common problem for people contacting the Citizens Advice consumer service helpline.…

There was a 15 percent rise in the number of County Court Judgments (CCJs) registered against businesses, according to the latest figures released by Registry Trust. With the total value of the 37,585 CCJs hitting £106.1million, the third quarter of 2019 saw a rise of six percent on last year’s figures. This was largely due…

The number of County Court Judgements (CCJs) registered against consumers has risen in Q3 year-on-year, according to latest figures released by Registry Trust, making the figures the highest amount of registered judgments against consumers in the third quarter since 2017. A total of 289,971 County Court judgments (CCJs) were registered against consumers in England and…