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Six year disqualification for plant hire director

The director of a Warwick plant hire firm has been disqualified from acting as a company director for six years for transferring company funds out of creditors’ reach.

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Hector Sants resigns from Barclays compliance role

Barclays has announced the resignation of its head of compliance and government and regulatory relations following a period of sick leave. Read full story


London tailor stitched up by Insolvency Service

The director of a Fulham-based bespoke tailor has been disqualified from acting as a company director for 10 years for failing to maintain proper accounting records. Read full story


Gang of “fake” butchers in £1m VAT fraud

Nine men who pretended to be butchers have been sentenced after they made fraudulent VAT refund claims worth £1m by faking invoices. Read full story


Meat boss banned for 13 years over invoice finance breach

A director of a meat wholesale company has been banned from acting as a company director for 13 years, following an investigation by The Insolvency Service. Read full story


Jailed director banned for 14 years

A jailed director of a Wakefield accountancy practise has been disqualified from acting as a company director for 14 years. Read full story


15 year disqualification for Jaunoir director

A bankrupt company director has been sentenced to 23 months imprisonment and disqualified from acting as a company director for 15 years by Oxford Crown Court. Read full story


Former IP jailed for three years

A former insolvency practitioner and accountant who stole over £200,000 from clients and insolvency estates before putting the money into his own accounts has been jailed for three years. Read full story


VAT-dodging director banned for 12 years

The director of a company selling PlayStations has been disqualified from acting as a director for 12 years, following an investigation by The Insolvency Service. Read full story


Fugitive director banned for 11 years

A director who duped creditors with false invoices before fleeing the country has been disqualified for 11 years, following an investigation by The Insolvency Service. Read full story


Director disqualified for 11 years

A prize-winning director has been disqualified from acting as a company director for 11 years, following an investigation by The Insolvency Service. Read full story


Former Insolvency Service employee handed prison sentence

An insolvency manager has been sentenced to 12 months in prison for stealing £126,000 from her employer the Insolvency Service. Read full story


Feature: Calm before the storm

With a predicted increase in the number of insolvencies in the property and construction sectors over the coming months, Insolvency Today asks the industry what we should expect. Read full story


Companies settle payments 1.3 days earlier

UK businesses paid their bills nearly 1.3 days earlier in the third quarter of 2012, compared to the same period last year, according to Experian. Read full story


Insolvency Service under fire on targets

The new chief executive of The Insolvency Service insisted that increasing confidence in its enforcement regime was “challenging” after the organisation failed to meet its target. Read full story


Earn CPD point from CT’s free webinar

Equifax UK, Family Bruiners and Credit Today are working together to produce a free webinar. Read full story


Begbies appoints Scottish partner

Recovery and restructuring group Begbies Traynor has appointed its sixth partner in Scotland with the promotion of Jenn Stewart from director to partner in its growing team. Read full story


Zolfo Cooper confirms Financial Services director

Zolfo Cooper has confirmed the appointment of a new managing director for its financial services division. Read full story


KPMG announces new UK head of advisory

KPMG’s UK head of transactions and restructuring has been confirmed as the new UK head of advisory. Read full story


Howard Kennedy confirms equity offer to Vernon Dennis

Howard Kennedy has confirmed Vernon Dennis, head of corporate recovery and reconstruction is to become an equity partner from 1 April 2012. Read full story