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Reduction in national insolvency numbers ….

The latest figures for October 2020 from the Insolvency Service show that there were 672 creditors’ voluntary liquidations, 59 compulsory liquidations, 104 administrations and 31 company voluntary arrangments, in England and Wales. This was a decrease on the same period last year by 42% which can be explained by the Government support schemes, including the […]

High Street Struggles

Recent research into store closures has confirmed that the pandemic has had a catastrophic effect on retailers. Although pre pandemic the retail industry was struggling with more and more people shopping online, post pandemic, from January to July 2020, around 11,000 shops closed their doors. The outlook for the future of the retail industry is […]

Liquidators unable to ‘google it’

A recent dispute resolution case saw a liquidator apply to the High Court for an order to enable them to access a director’s personal Google account. The liquidator had been told by one of the directors that the Google account contained the company records, ie emails and accounts etc and that all the company business […]