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Recruitment director duo banned for 27 years

Two recruitment directors have been disqualified for a total of 27 years for failing to ensure company staff were not exploited. Read full story


Wine investment director banned for nine years

The director of a wine investment company has been disqualified from acting as a company director for failing to keep proper company books and records. Read full story


EXCLUSIVE: Former Charlton footballer bankrupt

Former Charlton Athletic defender Richard Rufus has been declared bankrupt. Read full story


Solicitor disqualified as director for seven years

A Bradford solicitor has been disqualified from acting as a company director for seven years after failing to pay £0.6m in tax. Read full story


Taxi boss disqualified for eight years

The director of a Liverpool taxi firm has been disqualified from acting as a company director for eight years for failing to pay tax or keep proper accounting records. Read full story


Bankrupt jailed for evading creditors

A Bristol man has been imprisoned for six months for transferring money out of the country instead of paying creditors during his bankruptcy. Read full story


VIEWPOINT: Changing the way we approach training through mental stimulation

As technology advances ever more rapidly, we must change our attitudes to learning and training, writes Neil Taylor. Read full story


Former councillor jailed over bankruptcy charges

Former Bournemouth councillor and bankrupt Anthony Ramsden-Geary has been sentenced to 10 months imprisonment for obtaining a loan without declaring his bankruptcy status. Read full story


Tax dodging brothers disqualified

Two brothers have been disqualified from acting as company directors for a total of 16 years for failing to pay VAT worth £1.3m to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Read full story


Hospitality directors in the pits

Two corporate hospitality directors have been disqualified from acting as company directors for a total of 18 years following an investigation by The Insolvency Service Read full story


Lapland theme park director banned

The director of a ‘Lapland style’ theme park has been disqualified from acting as a company director for 10 years, for failing to maintain, preserve or deliver adequate accounting records. Read full story


EXCLUSIVE: “King Coal” declared bankrupt

One of the UK coal industry’s most prominent figures of the 1990s, Richard Budge, has been declared bankrupt. Read full story


BGT duo handed 28-year bankruptcy restriction

Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist Liam James Collins, and his business partner and fellow street dancer David Bone, have each received 14-year bankruptcy restrictions. Read full story


Homeowners getting debt help on the rise

The number of homeowners seeking help with debt problems has soared 52% since 2008, according to the latest figures from the Debt Advisory Centre. Read full story


Five directors handed 53 years’ disqualification

A group of five directors who ran three landbanking companies have been disqualified for a total of 53 years following an investigation by The Insolvency Service. Read full story


Jail or No Jail

A bankrupt former winner of TV game-show Deal or No Deal has been sentenced to 13 weeks in prison for failing to declare his winnings to creditors. Read full story


New map shows surprising picture of UK debt problem

Debt management company Payplan.com has created an interactive map detailing levels of secured and non-secured personal debt in different areas of the UK. Read full story


Personal debt concerns grow

More than 20 million people are “concerned” about their current level of debt, according to the latest survey of personal debt by R3, the insolvency trade body. Read full story


Bankrupt bank account changes proposed

A proposal to change insolvency law allowing bankrupts to open bank accounts in England and Wales has been put before Parliament. Read full story


Insolvency Service investigation leads to double bans

The former directors of a holding company have been disqualified from acting as company directors for a total of 21 years, following an investigation by The Insolvency Service. Read full story