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Millwall footballer declared bankrupt

Millwall and Senegal footballer Magaye Gueye has been declared bankrupt. Read full story


Government to review DRO process and bankruptcy threshold

The government has announced a review into the Debt Relief Order (DRO) process, five years after its introduction in England and Wales. Read full story


300,000 “too poor” for bankruptcy

A new think-tank report has found that over 300,000 people in Britain cannot afford to enter bankruptcy. Read full story


Timber boss banned for 12 years

The director of an Edinburgh joinery company has been disqualified from acting as a company director for 12 years, for running a business while bankrupt. Read full story


Bankrupt jailed for three years

A bankrupt has been given a three year jail sentence for offences including obtaining property by deception, concealing debts and forgery. Read full story


Accountant banned for not paying taxes

A Manchester-based accountant has been disqualified from acting as a company director for three years for failure to pay taxes. Read full story


Sportswear wholesale bosses banned

Two directors of a Fareham-based sports clothing and footwear wholesaler have been disqualified from acting as accompany directors for a total of 14 years. Read full story


Storage boss banned for five years

The director of a Worcester-based storage facility company has been disqualified from acting as a company director for five years. Read full story


Debt management company Debt Help & Advice ceases trading

Debt Help & Advice Ltd, the debt management business, has announced it has ceased trading. Read full story


Director disqualified for tax avoidance

The director of two Leeds-based storage companies has been disqualified from acting as a company director after failing to pay business rates. Read full story


Two football stars declared bankrupt

Two former Premier League football stars have been declared bankrupt. Read full story


Baker Tilly appointed to Fazer bankruptcy

Trustees from Baker Tilly have been appointed to oversee the bankruptcy of former N-Dubz group member Richard Rawson. Read full story


Unsecured loan debt on the rise

Outstanding balances from unsecured lending in the UK reached its highest level in more than two years in January 2014, according to the latest figures. Read full story


Personal finances lag behind economic recovery

43% of British adults disagree with George Osborne’s claim that the UK economy has moved to ‘rescue to recovery,’ according to research from insolvency trade body R3. Read full story


Baker Tilly takes on bankrupt Osbourne son

Andrew Appleyard and Mark Sands of Baker Tilly have been appointed as joint trustees in bankruptcy for Louis Jon Osbourne, son of rock legend Ozzy Osbourne. Read full story


BNP leader Nick Griffin declared bankrupt

British National Party leader and Member of European Parliament for North West England, Nick Griffin, has been declared bankrupt. Read full story


40 people a day to go bankrupt in Scotland

Accountancy firm BDO has predicted that as many as 40 people could go bankrupt every day in Scotland during 2014. Read full story


N-Dubz rapper declared bankrupt

A member of music group N-Dubz has been declared bankrupt owing money to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). Read full story


Nearly 9 million in “spiral of debt”

In the UK, 8.8 million people are burdened by serious debt problems, but only 1.5 million have sought debt advice, according to the Money Advice Service (MAS). Read full story


Ponzi scheme director banned for 12 years

A Glasgow-based director and consultant has been disqualified from acting as a company director for 12 years for the operation of an illegal Ponzi scheme. Read full story