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Countdown begins for Insolvency Today Scotland

The countdown has begun ahead of next month’s Insolvency Today Scotland conference. Read full story

Insolvency reshuffle as Lamb comes in for Davey

Outgoing insolvency minister Edward Davey MP will be replaced by Norman Lamb MP, Downing Street has confirmed. Read full story

Company insolvencies up and experts predict more to come

Company insolvencies were up 7.4% during Q4 last year in England and Wales compared to the same period in 2010. Read full story

Pre-pack legislation to remain unchanged

Edward Davey MP has confirmed the Insolvency Service will take the ‘do nothing’ option having consulted on proposals to introduce new legislative measures on pre-pack administrations. Read full story

Pre-packs defended as a tool which can "rescue jobs"

Leading figures within insolvency launched staunch defences of the use of pre-pack administrations at the Commons Select Committee hearing. Read full story

Fears raised over Insolvency Service funding cuts

Cuts in the Insolvency Service’s (IS) funding have reduced its ability to clamp down on director misconduct, the Commons Select Committee heard today. Read full story

RSM Tenon investors call for rights issue

Investors in RSM Tenon have this morning (24 January 2012) been calling for an emergency rights issue following the resignation of the two top directors. Read full story

Baister lambasts Insolvency Service at IPA lecture

Chief bankruptcy registrar Stephen Baister last night lambasted Insolvency Service proposals to allow civil servants to act as adjudicators in insolvency cases. Read full story

Insolvency firm collapses due to “significant claims”

An insolvency firm has collapsed due to “significant claims” made against the partnership. Read full story

'Special' KPMG administrators appease clients of MF Global UK

MF Global UK’s “special” administrators Richard Heis, Richard Fleming and Mike Pink appeased creditors on Monday, unveiling their timescale for the redistribution of assets.

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Retail outlook remains cautious, says BRC

A ‘dazzling’ last pre-Christmas week helped inject some life into the UK’s retailers – yet experts remain cautious about 2012’s prospects.

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No quibble for Kibble as he joins RBS from PwC

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has confirmed former PricewaterhouseCoopers’ partner Richard Kibble is to become its new group director of strategy and corporate finance.

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BBC Dragon in race to buy Blacks Leisure

Dragons Den judge Peter Jones has sensationally joined the tussle to buy outdoor retail chain Blacks Leisure at the 11th hour.

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Derbyshire furniture maker fails

A historic furniture maker which began by creating ammunition boxes for World War One has gone into administration, with Begbies Traynor handling the process.

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Rogue practitioner has home searched in dosh hunt

EXCLUSIVE:  A search and seize order has been carried out at the home of a former licensed IP amid a hunt for missing monies up to £200,000.

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Larking Gowen lands gastropub case

A Michelin-recognised East Anglia pub has gone into administration, with Larking Gowen appointed to handle the process.

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Rowlands appointed administrators to Darlington FC

North East chartered accountancy group Rowlands has been confirmed as the administrator for Darlington Football Club.

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Darlington Football Club in administration.... again

Conference side Darlington FC has entered into administration for the third time in nine years, the club’s chairman confirmed.

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HogLove confirms new restructuring partner

Hogan Lovells senior associate Tom Astle has been promoted to partner in the firm’s second round of partner promotions since the merger.

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Mystery surrounds car clamp administration

A notorious car clamping firm has entered administration, with Atherton Bailey LLP handling the case.

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