The Government must immediately stop all bailiff doorstep visits to prevent serious risks to public health, a coalition of charities has warned. Taking Control, a group campaigning for regulation of the bailiff industry, is urging the government to extend the suspension of bailiff enforcement of rental evictions (announced on Friday 8th January) to include a…

The UK’s two leading enforcement association trade bodies the Civil Enforcement Association (CIVEA) and the High Court Enforcement Officers Association (HCOEA) and Just have welcomed the High Court judgment on non-entry Controlled Goods Agreements. CIVEA, the HCEOA and Just have issued this joint statement which also invites the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to review the…

A new report by the Credit Services Association (CSA) says that taxpayers could be saved huge sums if debt collectors are allowed to take on a bigger role in collecting unpaid coronavirus loans. The trade body is calling for an investment in BBL Engagement Scheme and use of  professional collections agencies to ensure fair and…

Almost 30,000 job losses were recorded across restaurants and casual dining firms in 2020, with the coronavirus crisis driving a 163% jump in job cuts as restrictions designed to fight the spread of the virus hit the sector according to new figures compiled by The Centre for Retail Research. The research highlighted major closure proposals…

In December the following administration notices have been issued and advertised in the London Gazette for the following companies: 100 CLERKENWELL ROAD LTD 254 KILBURN HR LLP AFAN VALLEY LTD ATLANTIC BAY HOTEL (WOOLACOMBE) LTD AG SAFEBOOTHS UK LTD ALLANDER PRINT LTD ALPINE ELEMENTS LTD ALVIS HOUSE LTD ANIMA VINCI LTD ARCADIA GROUP LTD ARCHANT…

Credit Connect has published its second annual Credit & Collections Technology company power list for 2020. The power listed is a round-up of the most prominent innovating companies within credit and collections technology. Within the list, Credit Connect has identified the top 20 ‘Premier’ innovators highlighting the achievements and successes of the top-performing companies. The…

Office for National Statistics (ONS) survey data has indicated that over one in four (27.9%) of UK pub and bar operators have fears that their business would fail even before the latest coronavirus lockdown restrictions were announced. Meanwhile, less than one in five (19.1%) of responding pub and bar businesses had high confidence in surviving…

New figures from the Insolvency Service have shown that business insolvencies in England and Wales increased by 4% in November 2020, with 889 business insolvencies in November 2020 compared to October’s figure of 862, and were 41% lower than November 2019’s figure of 1,512. However, business insolvencies in November 2020 fell by 41% compared with…

In November the following administration notices have been issued and advertised in the London Gazette for the following companies: A SKIPS & WASTE LTD A.C.K. MATERIALS HANDLING LTD A2B PLASTICS LTD AIRPORT PARKING RENTALS (GATWICK) LTD AIRPUSH INC AJS PROPERTIES 2018 LTD APB INVESTMENTS (EAST YORKSHIRE) LTD APS-SELECT LTD AUTOMOTIVE BEARINGS LTD BALL. ROLLER &…

Law firm JMW Solicitors has warned of a flood of insolvencies in Spring 2021 which risks paralysing the Courts. The firm’s analysis shows that corporate insolvencies adown circa 42% year-on-year in October 2020;  whils Creditor Voluntary Liquidations, are down 36%, there is a decrease of 76% for Compulsory Liquidations and a decrease of 35% for…

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