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Moorfields appointed to mental healthcare charity

Moorfields Corporate Recovery has been appointed as administrator of a mental health charity. Read full story


Bristolian boat business bounces back

Waterway commuter services in Bristol look set to receive a cash injection just months after the previous owners brought in liquidators. Read full story


Southend United on the brink once more

Southend United Football Club has been issued with another winding up petition by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). Read full story


The Co-op halts commercial lending

The Co-operative Bank – whose brands include Smile and Britannia – is closing its doors to new business customers. Read full story


Accountancy firms wound up

Two closely-related providers of insolvency and accounting services have been wound up in the public interest by the High Court for putting clients’ money at risk. Read full story


Aldershot Town IPs making “positive strides"

Aldershot Town’s administrators have confirmed they are confident that the club will be playing Conference League football next season. Read full story


'Pensions liberation' company on brink of insolvency

A company which offers to unlock pensions for a fee – is on the brink of a formal insolvency arrangement. Read full story


Mothercare announces £21m loss

Maternity retailer Mothercare has announced a preliminary pre-tax loss of £21.5m for the 12 months to the end of March 2013. Read full story


Flybe quits Gatwick but hits turnaround target

Airline Flybe has confirmed it has exceeded its ‘phase one’ target of £25m in cost-savings as part of its turnaround plan for 2013/2014 after it announced plans to cease flights from London’s Gatwick airport. Read full story


Pre-pack hopes 'all rise' for boyband Blue

The management company of pop act Blue has gone into administration halfway through the group’s comeback tour. Read full story


Saab execs arrested for fraud

Three former executives of Swedish car manufacturer Saab Automobiles have been arrested on suspicion of accounting fraud. Read full story


MPC voted unanimously in May

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted unanimously to maintain the Bank of Engalnd bank rate at 0.5% in its May meeting. Read full story


FSCS refunds credit union members

Payments have been issued to members of a defunct credit union in Cumbria which collapsed earlier this month. Read full story


ITV Grimefighters firm to close

A cleaning company featured on ITV’s Grimefighters is to be wound up voluntarily by insolvency practitioners at Oldham-based firm Bridgestones. Read full story


Fall in ATOL failures lifts travel fund

The Air Travel Trust (ATT) – a fund used to meet reparation costs when an airline goes bust – has returned to surplus for the first time since 1996, after a fall in ATOL failures. Read full story


Record numbers of empty shops

Empty shops in the UK high streets and shopping centres now account for 11.9% of all sites – the highest since records began. Read full story


West Ham boss fraud "victim"

Princess Diana’s former butler, West Ham manager Sam Allardyce and pop singer Mike Skinner are believed to have been the victims of an alleged £125m tax fraud. Read full story


Football managers in sights of HMRC

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is set to target professional football coaches in its latest attempt to collect unpaid taxes. Read full story


Compensation hope for Honister customers

Customers of Honister Capital, Sage Financial, Honister Partners and Burns Anderson who were mis-sold may be entitled to compensation despite previously having claims rejected. Read full story


Thomas Cook details £1.6bn refinancing

Thomas Cook has outlined a £1.6 billion refinancing plan and is seeking to raise £305 million from a rights issue of new shares at 76p per share. Read full story