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PwC restructures UK Coal Operations

PricewaterhouseCoopers have completed an immediate restructuring of UK Coal Operations Limited, the UK’s largest coal mining company. Read full story


Good weather boosts retail sales

UK retail sales have grown 1.4% on a like-for-like basis from June 2012, where they had increased 1.4% on the preceding year. Read full story


M&S clothing sales fall again

Retailer Marks & Spencer has reported a decrease in like-for-like decrease in general merchandise sales of 1.6% during the 13 weeks to the end of June. Read full story


Nicole Farhi administrators look to sell

Administrators to luxury fashion and homeware retailer Nicole Farhi have announced there have been over 50 “expressions of interest” from potential buyers. Read full story


Wilkins Kennedy appointed to historic tin mine

South Crofty Mine, a historic Cornish tin mine, has entered administration, with Wilkins Kennedy appointed to the case. Read full story


Alpine Press sold via MBO

Alpine Press Limited has exited administration through a Management Buy-Out (MBO). Read full story


AIM listed security firm collapses

AIM-listed security company Eruma and its subsidiary Security Blinds Limited has entered administration, shareholders were informed today. Read full story


UK job market on the rise

Demand for jobs with the UK has reached a three-year high, with permanent staff appointments rising at the fastest pace since April 2011, according to a new report. Read full story


Business confidence at 13-month high

Business confidence in the UK has reached its highest levels since May 2012, according to new figures. Read full story


Rastamouse producer enters administration

Dinamo Productions Limited, the animation studio involved in popular BBC children’s show Rastamouse, has entered administration. Read full story


Telecoms director jailed

The director of a telecom carrier service provider has been sentenced to four months in prison and fined £5,000 for failing to keep proper company accounts. Read full story


Payday lender collapses into administration

Payday lender Speed-E-Loans.com Ltd has collapsed into administration just months after publishing results which revealed the firm needed new funds to continue trading. Read full story


Investment boss banned for decade

The director of an investment company has been disqualified from acting as a company director for 10 years, following an investigation by The Insolvency Service. Read full story


Founder buys Dwell out of administration

Aamir Ahmad, founder of the Dwell Retail Limited stores, has bought the company out of administration. Read full story


UK house prices rise again

UK house prices have risen at the fastest level in three years, with prices in the three months to June 3.7% higher than in the same three months last year. Read full story


Nicole Farhi enters administration

Luxury fashion and homeware retailer Nicole Farhi has entered administration, putting 120 jobs at risk. Read full story


Begbies Traynor’s profits halved

Profits at recovery and restructuring group Begbies Traynor Group Plc have halved following falling levels of UK insolvencies. Read full story


Aldershot Town FC faces liquidation

Embattled Aldershot Town FC is facing the prospect of liquidation tomorrow unless creditors accept the terms of a consortium’s bid. Read full story


Insolvency Service recovery contract awarded

The Insolvency Service has awarded its Income Payments, Book Debts and Antecedent Recovery contract to national law firm Clarke Willmott LLP. Read full story


EY unveils new identity and boss

Ernst & Young has unveiled its new corporate identity after announcing Mark Weinberger as global chairman and CEO of the professional services firm. Read full story