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Fake DCA lands director in jail

A company director who defrauded his business customers by creating a fake debt collection agency has been jailed for two and a half years.

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Ocean rower handed bankruptcy restriction

A property developer who hit headlines this year for his solo rowing race around the world has been handed a five year bankruptcy restriction after operating “with a cynical disregard for the insolvency regime.”

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Hidden treasure discovered at bankrupt's house

A raid of a British bankrupt’s house in New Zealand has uncovered hoards of gold bars, silver coins and foreign bank notes worth £1.1m.

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Insolvency and Rescue Awards winners revealed

Insolvencynews can now reveal the winners of this year’s Insolvency and Rescue Awards.

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Identity fraud rockets

Fraud shows no signs of slowing as new figures revealed 80,000 cases of identity fraud were recorded in the first nine months of this year.

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Directors banned from world of business

The directors of a Scottish hotel and conference centre have been banned from acting as company directors for a total of 16 years after £60,000 went missing from company accounts.

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Begbies hires new head of European restructuring

Begbies Traynor’s  joint venture, BTG Mesirow Financial Consulting, has today announced the appointment of Alain Le Berre as head of European restructuring as it seeks to grow its presence in European and cross-border restructuring.  

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Three times bankrupt director's company collapses

A three-time bankrupt has had his ban from acting as a company director extended until 2025 after an investigation found he had illegally set up another trading company. 

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Premier league probes Blackpool's bankrupt boss

The Premier League has asked former Blackpool Football Club chairman Karl Oyston to clarify his position at the club after it has emerged he was declared bankrupt last month.

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Fraudster director sent to jail

A disgraced former tycoon from the Midlands has been sent to jail for four years after being convicted of stealing more than £120,000 from an EU Commission-backed research project.

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International star Malik faces bankruptcy

British-based international film star Art Malik has been made bankrupt, with business advisory firm Mazars appointed to handle the case.

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Chote to replace Budd at OBR

Robert Chote, director of top think-tank, the Institute for Fiscal Studies, will succeed Sir Alan Budd as head of the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR).

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GT appoints three non-execs

Grant Thornton has become the first major UK auditor to comply with new governance rules by appointing three independent non-executives.

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Polly Peck tycoon tagged and set curfew

After 17 years as a fugitive, former Polly Peck tycoon Asil Nadir has today been told by the Old Bailey he must wait 13 months to face trial for his alleged £34m fraud.

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Host revealed for Insolvency and Rescue Awards

Insolvencynews can reveal that Rufus Hound, the comedian whose new TV programme has launched on Channel 4, will host this year’s Insolvency and Rescue Awards in London.

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Nadir to face fresh creditor claims

Asil Nadir faces the prospect of fresh legal action to recoup up to £375m claimed by his personal creditors following his return from northern Cyprus to the UK.

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Polly Peck administrator unconcerned by Nadir's return

The administrator of Polly Peck has said that he is unfased by the return of fugitive tycoon Asil Nadir.

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St James's Place launches court action against Carron

St James’s Place has launched High Court action against its former partner Peter Carron to claw back a £184,000 loan.

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IPA calls on profession to be clearer

The Insolvency Practitioners Association has called for full and open reporting to creditors in a bid to avoid a “kicking” for the profession.

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PwC bankruptcy guru appointed to Fergie

PricewaterhouseCoopers partner Patrick Boyden, one of Britain’s top bankruptcy experts, is advising the Duchess of York on her debt-ridden financial affairs it has emerged.

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