Creditors – know your rights!

When a large company goes into an insolvency process, be it liquidation or administration, there are lots of casualties, particularly smaller companies which may have relied heavily on business from the insolvent company. The problem is that when a large firm of insolvency practitioners is appointed. the director loses control of his own company, the […]

Green Shoots and rainy days ………

The Government is trying to convince us all that the economy is well on the way to recovery!  However, R3 have reported that 46% of adults in Yorkshire disagree and have yet to see an improvement in their personal finances. The green shoots are welcome but many people are still struggling to make it to […]

Update from a Scunthorpe based insolvency practitioner!

On 6 September 2012, John Butler and Andrew Nichols were appointed joint liquidators of a pub / restaurant business based in North Lincolnshire. The case was handled by Mark Neumegen at our Scunthorpe office.  Mark regularly advises busninesses in the Scunthorpe, Grimsby and North Lincolnshire areas. The administration  of the liquidation has now been finalised.  […]

Joint liquidators of a Hull based plant hire business

On 18 September 2009, Andrew Nichols and John Butler were appointed joint liquidators of a Hull based plant hire business. The liquidation is being dealt with by Andrew Nichols at our Driffield office.  Andrew regularly advises businesses in East Yorkshire and East Coast areas. A copy of the annual report is available to download from […]

Bankruptcy tourism – not as easy as you think!

Th High Court has recently dismissed two bankruptcy petitions made by Irish nationals who could not convince the court that their centre’s of main interest (COMI) were in England. In the matter of Brian O’Donnell & Mary Patricia O’Donnell v The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland [2012] EWCH 3749 (Ch) (21 December […]