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Hydroponics firm restructure leads to sale

A Yorkshire-based specialist hydroponics product retailer has been bought out of administration. Read full story

Food processor Ensors sold in pre-pack deal

A food processing business and its assets have been bought out of administration as part of a pre-pack deal which has secured 136 jobs. Read full story

Roofing supplier bought out of administration

The business and assets of a Welsh roofing supplies business has been bought from administration, securing 16 jobs. Read full story

Small firms believe economy not in recovery

Almost half of businesses in the UK disagree with Chancellor George Osborne’s statement that the economy has moved “from rescue to recovery”, according to research by insolvency trade body R3. Read full story

Printing firm sold out of administration

Specialist Bedfordshire printing firm Colne VCS Limited, trading as Abstract an Annodate Company, has been sold out of administration, securing 49 jobs. Read full story

Distressed Investing on TMA agenda

Distressed Investing is to be a key topic at the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) Europe’s conference in London later this month. Read full story

Funding for Lending “stronger” in second quarter

The Bank of England has revealed that net lending through its Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) was £1.6 billion in the second quarter, “slightly stronger” than in previous quarters. Read full story

Co-op Bank posts massive loss as impairment charges hit

The Co-operative Group has posted a pre-tax loss of £559m in the first half of 2013 following additional impairment charges in its banking division. Read full story

Last Modelzone stores to close

Administrators of insolvent retail chain Modelzone have announced that all remaining stores are to close next month. Read full story

Cavern Walks owner to enter administration

Warner Estate Holdings Plc, owner of Liverpool shopping centre Cavern Walks, is to enter administration and suspend its trading securities. Read full story

Railcare jobs back on track

Insolvent train maintenance firm Railcare Limited has been sold out of administration, securing over 200 jobs. Read full story

Specialist ship builder enters administration

One of Scotland’s oldest ship building businesses has entered administration, with joint administrators Iain Fraser and Tom MacLennan appointed from RSM Tenon. Read full story

RSM Tenon administrators appointed to Challinors

Administrators from accountancy firm RSM Tenon have been appointed to insolvent law firm Challinors LLP. Read full story

Loan broker wound up

A loan brokerage company has been wound up in the public interest by the High Court following an investigation by The Insolvency Service. Read full story

HMV creditors to lose out on £250 million

Creditors of entertainment retail chain HMV are set to lose over £250 million following the company’s collapse into administration earlier this year. Read full story

Gatecrasher to party on after pre-pack

Birmingham nightclub chain Gatecrasher has undergone a pre-pack administration deal, securing approximately 120 jobs. Read full story

530 redundancies at curtain retailer

A Flintshire supplier and retailer of custom-made curtains has entered administration, resulting in the redundancy of 530 staff. Read full story

Connected surveyor firms wound up

Three associated Manchester companies have been wound up in the public interest at the High Court following an investigation by The Insolvency Service. Read full story

Thomson Local bought out of administration

Telephone directory business Thomas Directories has been rescue from administration via a pre-pack deal, safeguarding approximately 341 jobs. Read full story

Advertising firm sold out of administration

A Blackpool advertising company has been sold out of administration following a “protracted legal dispute”. Read full story