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Begbies Traynor confirms deal which saves 34 jobs

34 jobs have been saved in a deal which sees the sale of a specialist landscaping company as a going concern to a third party.

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Administrators handover control of Torquay United to Bryn Consortium

The Bryn Consortium has completed its purchase of Torquay United following creditor approval of the CVA, which will see all tax debts, football and trade creditors paid in full by the in-coming ownership group within the next six months.

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Statement from the Administrators of Torquay United AFC Limited

A sale agreement for Torquay United AFC Limited has been reached with The Bryn Consortium of Michael Westcott, Mark Bowes-Cavanagh, Tom Allen, Rob Hawes and Simon Robinson, subject to creditor approval.

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UK utility companies in hot water

The UK water industry operates in a complex operational and financial environment which has pushed the sector’s largest company, Thames Water, to the brink of insolvency and raised the prospect of a temporary government privatisation.

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Over half a million UK businesses fighting for survival as UK economy stagnates

The latest Begbies Traynor “Red Flag Alert” research, which has provided a snapshot of British corporate health for over 15 years, highlights the speed at which financial distress has accelerated over the last 12 months, with 554,554 UK businesses now in ‘significant’ financial distress – a 30.8% rise compared to Q1 2023. This deterioration now affects all 22 sectors covered by this latest research.

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Nearly 500 Frontline Blue Light Medical Jobs Saved

Begbies Traynor advises on the administration of Elite Emergency Medical Services LTD and the successful pre-pack sale

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Bristol printing company sold out of administration, saving 40 jobs

Folio Print Finishing Limited has been sold out of administration to ATB Folio Print & Packaging Solutions Limited, safeguarding the jobs of all 40 employees.

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Begbies Traynor Group take on the Three Peaks Challenge

A group of 37 colleagues from across Begbies Traynor Group are taking on one of the toughest UK hiking challenges - the National Three Peaks challenge.

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Torquay United AFC Limited - Appointment of Administrators

Scott Kippax, Neil Vinnicombe and Simon Haskew of Begbies Traynor have been appointed as joint administrators of Torquay United AFC Limited. They are legally advised by Robin Koolhoven of Stephens Scown LLP.

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Duo of Yorkshire professionals’ trans-Atlantic rowing bid backed by Begbies Traynor

Two lawyers based in Leeds have taken on a mid-life challenge with a difference, launching a bid to raise £100,000 for two Yorkshire charities by building on the region’s previous success in conquering the Atlantic and competing in the World’s Toughest Row in 2025.

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Options Skills FAQ's

As you may be aware, Options Skills Ltd was placed into Creditors’ Voluntary Liquidation on 9 April 2024. Craig Povey and Mark Malone of Begbies Traynor (Central) LLP were appointed as Joint Liquidators on the same date. The Company ceased to trade prior to this date on 17 March 2024.

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Options Skills

Begbies Traynor is liaising with the director of Options Skills Limited to review its position. We are unable to provide any further details at this stage, but will provide updates as soon as we have further information that we can share. Any enquiries regarding Options Skills should be sent to [email protected].

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Big changes to DRO qualification for consumers struggling with debt

The Chancellor’s Budget held few surprises, given that many of the main changes had already been briefed to the media beforehand. Added to that, there were no groundbreaking changes that could raise the heart rate of your everyday consumer.

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Future of 50 jobs secured as furniture firm sold out of administration

A Somerset-based firm which makes high quality furniture to individual specification has been sold out of administration, safeguarding the jobs of 50 employees.

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AAD Transport update

Joint statement by Thomas McKay and Ken Pattullo, Partners at Begbies Traynor

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53 Jobs saved as South Wales based Terry Howell Timber and Builders Merchants sold out of administration

The majority of the business and assets of T.G. Howell & Sons Limited, trading as Terry Howell Timber & Builders’ Merchants, has been sold out of administration to Robert Price (Builders’ Merchants) Limited, securing the jobs of all 53 employees.

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