Dissolution loophole set to be closed
May 18th 2021
New legislation, which aims to prevent company directors avoiding investigation into their conduct by informally striking off their company instead of entering an insolvency process, has had its first reading in Parliament and looks set to become law
Government Opens Consultation on Overhaul of Corporate Insolvency Regulations
March 28th 2018
The government has announced the launch of a consultation on a wide range of issues relating to corporate governance frameworks and the responsibilities place upon directors in corporate insolvency scenarios.
Insolvency risk increases for Scottish firms
December 21st 2017
The number of Scottish companies at higher than average risk of insolvency has risen by 36% over the course of 2017.
Statutory Demands on the rise as creditors face higher costs to recover debts
October 5th 2016
The increased cost of taking court action to recover a debt has resulted in creditors looking for alternative methods of collection. One potential way is via a statutory demand.
Begbies Traynor appointed as Trustees to bankruptcy of former Blackburn Rovers and West Ham footballer Lucas Neill
April 28th 2016
Gary Shankland and Jamie Taylor of Begbies Traynor have been appointed as Trustees to the bankruptcy of Australian footballer Lucas Neill. The defender, who was previously captain of the Australia nat…
Begbies Traynor Scotland appointed to help tackle ‘unprecedented’ Northern Ireland insolvency levels
March 15th 2016
Leading insolvency and professional services practitioner Begbies Traynor has won a major insolvency services contract for the Northern Ireland government’s Department of Enterprise, Trade and Inves…
Corporate Insolvency Appointments in 2015
March 4th 2016
The latest analysis of published corporate insolvency statistics for 2015 reveals that Begbies Traynor has retained its position as the UK’s leading business recovery practice with regard to total c…