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Toxic dumping director disqualified

The director of Oil and Water Limited (OWL) has been banned from acting as a director of a limited company for seven years. Read full story


FEATURE: Can Thomas Cook survive its refinancing?

With turnaround practitioners at odds over the future of the 171 year old travel firm, Joe McGrath investigates whether Thomas Cook can still make it. Read full story


HSBC to slash 1,149 jobs

HSBC has confirmed it is slashing 1,149 jobs as part of the bank’s three year revival plan under group chief executive Stuart Gulliver. Read full story


Republic vouchers now worthless

Customers with gift vouchers for fashion retailer Republic have been told they are set to lose out on £1.2 million in gift vouchers. Read full story


Baker Tilly appointed to collapsed credit union

Herefordshire-based Marches Credit Union Limited has gone into liquidation following an order issued by the High Court. Read full story


Katie Price's TV business in liquidation

Model-turned-business woman Katie Price has placed two TV production companies that she ran with her brother into liquidation. Read full story


Protestors march for insolvent NHS trust

Over 50,000 campaigners marched through the streets of streets of Stafford on Saturday to protest plans to downgrade Stafford Hospital. Read full story


Row erupts over Funding for Lending

George Osborne’s planned expansion of the Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) has met with criticism from shadow business secretary, Chuka Umunna. Read full story


Flybe 'ahead of schedule' with turnaround

Embattled airline group Flybe has confirmed its turnaround plan is gathering pace and is likely to yield more than the £25 million in cost savings already projected in its January plan Read full story


Debt recovery firm acquires London House International

Investigation and detective agency London House International has been acquired by LTR Enterprises. Read full story


KPMG appointed as Scottish Coal collapses

KPMG has been appointed to handle the liquidation of Scottish Coal after hundreds of miners were told they no longer had a job over the weekend. Read full story


Britons feel worse off in 2013

Almost half of UK households consider themselves worse off than last year, a new poll reveals. Read full story


IPA confirms new president

The Insolvency Practitioners Association (IPA) has confirmed the appointment of a new president to act as the organisation’s figurehead for the next 12 months. Read full story


Insolvency Service swoops on Bedfordshire boss

The director of S’coolwear For Less, a school clothing company based in Bedfordshire, has been banned from acting as director of a limited company for eight years. Read full story


Punch directors 'rule out' pre-pack

A pre-pack administrative receivership has been ruled out by embattled pub and restaurant chain Punch Taverns following a restructuring meeting. Read full story


Retailers join for Mary Portas plan

Leading retailers have weighed in to support the Business in the Community’s (BITC) scheme to reinvigorate the UK’s failing high streets. Read full story


TMA confirms European event details

This year’s annual Turnaround Management Association Europe annual conference will take place on Friday 7 June, it has been confirmed. Read full story


Insolvency Service bans Security boss

The former director of a North West-based security group has been banned from acting as director of a limited company for eight years. Read full story


Payroll boss banned for 6 years

Adrian Antoine Parson, director of liquidated payroll firm Quantum Solutions (Kent) Limited, has been banned from acting as a company director for six years. Read full story


Insolvency lawyer makes partner at Irwin Mitchell

Irwin Mitchell has confirmed insolvency lawyer Doug Robertson has been promoted to partner at the firm’s Leeds office. Read full story