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Women’s Fashion Retailer East Rescued Via Pre-pack Administration

Friday 26th June, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

The women’s fashion retailer East has been rescued through a pre-pack administration process but has nonetheless been forced to shed around 155 jobs.

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Cherie Blair’s Health Clinic Business Succumbs to Financial Crisis

Friday 26th June, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

A health clinic business co-created by Cherie Blair, wife of former British prime minister Tony Blair, has been closed down after failing to overcome a protracted financial crisis.

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Football League Clubs Agree Changes to Insolvency Policies

Friday 19th June, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Clubs in the English Football League have agreed to a series of rule changes in relation to the issue of insolvency and the ways in which clubs are sanctioned for failing to maintain financial sustain

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Jobs Go After Longcross Construction Files for Administration

Friday 19th June, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Dozens of people have been told they will lose their jobs after their employer Longcross Construction filed to enter administration in recent days.

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Aviva Announces Office Closures and Job Cuts in Cost Saving Drive

Tuesday 16th June, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Aviva is to shed hundreds of jobs in the UK as it aims to significantly cut costs after taking over its rival Friends Life in a £5.6 billion acquisition.

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Boots to Cut 700 Jobs Amid Operational Overhaul

Tuesday 9th June, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

The high street chemist chain Boots has revealed its plan to cut 700 jobs from its operation as part of an overhaul of its business across the UK & Ireland.

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Employers Face Paying More When Workers Take Leave

Monday 8th June, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Employers across the European Union have been told that they should always pay members of their workforce at typical levels while they take annual leave.

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Kendal Mint Cake Maker Rescued From Administration

Thursday 4th June, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

A company that has been making Kendal mint cake in Cumbria for over a century has been rescued from administration and is now looking to a brighter future.

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Malaysia Airlines to Restructure After Becoming “Technically Bankrupt”

Wednesday 3rd June, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Malaysia Airlines is planning to dramatically restructure its operations after reaching the point of being “technically bankrupt”.

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Morrisons Returns to Growth to Buck Big Four Supermarket Trend

Tuesday 2nd June, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

The Yorkshire-based supermarket giant Morrisons has bucked the trend among the ‘Big Four’ grocery retailers in the UK and returned to sales growth in the 12 weeks to May 24th.

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HMRC Cracking Down on Amazon and eBay Sellers Not Paying Taxes

Tuesday 2nd June, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is initiating a crackdown on businesses that operate via the ecommerce platforms Amazon and eBay but do not pay taxes as they should.

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Britain’s GDP Growth Confirmed at 0.3% for First Quarter

Monday 1st June, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Growth in the UK economy slowed to 0.3 per cent during the first quarter of this year, with the scale of exports and service sector output having fallen in the period.

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Recruitment Consultants Anderson Group Accused of Encouraging Tax Avoidance

Friday 29th May, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

The Anderson Group, a British recruitment and job consultancy business, has been accused of encouraging the use of aggressive tax avoidance schemes

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UK Leaving EU Would Not Impact on Trade, JCB Bosses Insist

Tuesday 19th May, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

The UK leaving the European Union (EU) would not negatively impact British trade with continental economies, according to Graeme MacDonald, chief executive of the construction equipment company JCB.

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Yorkshire Food Business Buys New Factory After Recovery from Administrations

Tuesday 19th May, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

A Yorkshire-based food producer specialising in gluten-free products has invested in a new factory in response to rising demand for its offerings.

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Scottish Retailer Sphere and Turret Enters Administration

Thursday 14th May, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

The Scottish clothing and footwear retailer Sphere and Turret has entered administration after struggling with financial difficulties.

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Thousands of Jobs At Risk As Whistl Grapples with Financial Crisis

Monday 11th May, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

As many as 2,000 jobs are believed to be at risk as directors of the delivery company Whistl consider their options amid an ongoing financial crisis.

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500 Jobs Go As Carcraft Enters Administration

Thursday 30th April, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Carcraft, the used car dealership chain based in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, has entered administration with more than 500 people losing their jobs as a result.

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UK’s Economic Growth Rate Slowed to 0.3% in First Quarter

Wednesday 29th April, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

The rate of growth within the UK economy slowed to 0.3 per cent in the first three months of 2015, as
compared with the 0.6 per cent recorded in the final quarter of 2014.

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Jobs Lost as Two Scottish Firms Enter Administration

Tuesday 28th April, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Two Scottish companies, one a paper making business from Fife and the other a subsea dredging specialist based in Aberdeen, have both entered administration

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Profit Warnings Up At Listed UK Companies

Monday 27th April, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

The first three months of the year saw a rise in the number of listed companies issuing profit warnings as compared with the same period in 2014.

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Businesses Struggling to Expand in Central London as Office Supplies Dry Up

Friday 24th April, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Companies are increasingly struggling to expand in central London as office space becomes a premium commodity

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Business Rate Moratorium to Cost Companies in the Midlands and the North £2.3bn

Thursday 9th April, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

The decision taken by the UK government recently to defer the process of revaluating business rates is set to cost companies outside of London billions.

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Kingfisher Announces Plan to Close 60 B&Q Stores After Profits Fall

Tuesday 31st March, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Kingfisher, the company that owns B&Q-branded home improvement stores in the UK and Ireland, has announced plans to close 60 of its outlets.

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Why Keeping the Clocks Forward Will Benefit the UK Economy

Monday 30th March, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

The clocks going forward rob us disdainfully of an hour's sleep but what does it mean for the economy? Real Business Rescue looks at why DST should stay.

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Sports Direct Board Branded “Dysfunctional” Over Handling of USC Administration

Monday 30th March, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

The board of directors at the retail group Sports Direct has been branded “dysfunctional” after it emerged its members were kept in the dark about plans...

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Financial Distress Among English Football Clubs Down 63%

Wednesday 25th March, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

The number of English football clubs facing financial distress is down by 63 per cent this year compared to 2014, say Begbies Traynor in their annual report.

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City Link Owners Slammed by MPs Over Handling of Administration

Tuesday 24th March, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Parcel delivery business City Link have been criticised for their handling of affairs prior to and as the company entered administration last year.

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Chancellor pledges Treasury support for creation of ‘Northern Powerhouse’

Friday 20th March, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Chancellor George Osborne has pledged further support for plans to see the north of England become a true economic powerhouse to rival London.

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Osborne promises “revolutionary simplification of tax collection”

Friday 20th March, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

George Osborne has promised to radically simplify the way in which taxes are collected from self-employed individuals & small businesses around the UK.

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Morrisons Plots Turnaround After Profits Slide to 8-Year Low

Thursday 12th March, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Morrisons has posted its worst set of financial results in eight years and seen its profits for the full year to February 1st more than halved.

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Building Firm Muirfield Contracts Calls in Administrators

Thursday 12th March, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Real Business Rescue news article on the administration of Scottish construction firm Muirfield Contracts which has put 200 jobs in jeopardy.

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Winding Up Order Against Swindon Town FC Kept Alive

Thursday 26th February, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

A winding up order issued against Swindon Town Football Club (FC) has been kept alive despite its debts owed to HM Revenue & Customs. Read more here.

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UK Retailers ‘Face Mounting Pressure on Margins’

Wednesday 25th February, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Operating in the UK’s retail sector is not likely to get any easier over the course of 2015 according to accounting giant Ernst & Young.

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Aylesford Newsprint Set to Enter Administration

Tuesday 24th February, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

A newsprint company that has been operating in Kent for over 90 years is entering administration after struggling to cope with financial pressures.

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Birmingham City FC Owner Enters Receivership

Tuesday 17th February, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

The company that owns Birmingham City Football Club (FC) has entered receivership citing bad relations at management level as the reason behind the move.

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Insolvency Service to Investigate Administration of Fashion Retailer USC

Thursday 12th February, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

The Insolvency Service is to investigate the details of a pre-pack administration process involving a company called West Coat Capital (USC).

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How B2B Businesses Are Tackling Social Media In 2015

Tuesday 10th February, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

We look back at 2014 social media statistics for B2B social media and look to see how this we change the way Businesses use social media in 2015.

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Golf Clubs to be Reimbursed for Overpaid VAT

Friday 6th February, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Private members golf clubs inthe UK are to be reimbursed for overpaid VAT that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) now concedes were partially paid in error.

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Premier League Spending Tops £950 Million for the Year

Wednesday 4th February, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Football clubs in the English Premier League spent a combined total of more than £950 million on player recruitment over the course of the past year.

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Thousands Facing HMRC Fines for Late Tax Returns

Tuesday 3rd February, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

As many as 890,000 people around the UK are in line to be fined by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) for failing to complete their self-assessment tax returns.

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Footballers Among Those Hit with HMRC Accelerated Payment Notices

Wednesday 28th January, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Dozens of former professional football players are among the recent recipients of Accelerated Payment Notices (APNs) from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

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500 Jobs at Risk as Maclay Pub Chain Calls in Administrators

Tuesday 27th January, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

More than 500 jobs could be at risk within the pub chain aspects of the Maclay Group, which has called in administrators after being unable to find solution

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Marco Pierre White Pubs Enter Administration

Thursday 22nd January, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

A series of English pubs that trade under a Marco Pierre White brand name have entered administration after their financial woes ran out of control.

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Food Firms Face Up to Financial Distress as Supermarkets Squeeze Supply Chains

Monday 19th January, 2015 Written by Julie Palmer

The ongoing price wars between the UK’s supermarket chains are leaving more and more small-scale food suppliers facing financial distress. Latest stats here

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Five World Famous Companies Who Have Completely Transformed Themselves

Friday 16th January, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

If you think you know everything there is to know about well known companies like Nokia and Apple then you might want to hold onto your hat. Read more here.

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Alpari UK Enters Insolvency Amid 'Exceptional Volatility' in Forex Markets

Friday 16th January, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Currency brokerage firm Alpari UK has closed down amid forex market turmoil with company bosses blaming unforeseen changes in operating conditions.

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Central London Named World’s Most Expensive Place to Build

Thursday 15th January, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Central London is most expensive place in the world to build, according to a new report outlining the average costs of construction in cities and nations across the globe.

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HMRC: Men More Likely Than Women to File Late Tax Returns

Tuesday 13th January, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

A higher percentage of men than women file late self-assessment tax returns in the UK on an annual basis, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has revealed.

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Tesco to Close 43 Stores in Cost-cutting Revival Effort

Thursday 8th January, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Tesco announced it will close 43 unprofitable stores around the UK as part of a plan intended to turnaround the retailer’s flagging financial performance.

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City Link Sheds More Jobs as Delivery Depots Close

Wednesday 7th January, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

The parcel delivery company City Link is to shed a further 230 jobs having entered administration on Christmas Eve and let go more than 2,000 employees based in various parts of the UK.

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Fashion Retailer ‘Bank’ Enters Administration

Monday 5th January, 2015 Written by Keith Tully

Bank, the well-known fashion chain headquartered in Greater Manchester, has fallen into administration.

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The Best Christmas Marketing Campaigns Ever from the Businesses That Got it Right

Tuesday 23rd December, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

Christmas marketing campaigns seem to get bigger, bolder and in most cases better each year. Real Business Rescue has pulled the very best together.

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Troubled Fashion Retailer My-Wardrobe Ceases Trading

Monday 22nd December, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

Online fashion business My-Wardrobe has stopped trading after struggling to reach a state of financial sustainability over the course of recent quarters.

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Livingston FC Facing Up to Third Administration in 10 Years

Thursday 11th December, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

Livingston Football Club is facing the prospect of entering into administration for the third time in 10 years.

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Hereford United Winding-up Petition Adjourned - Football Club Has Two Weeks to Settle Debts

Thursday 4th December, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

Hereford United Football Club and its directors have been given 2 weeks to settle outstanding debts or face being dissolved after a winding-up petition.

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Autumn Statement 2014 – How Are UK Businesses Affected?

Wednesday 3rd December, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

Announcements likely to impact or at least interest SMEs and company directors around the UK. Here’s an overview of some of the key announcements.

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Insolvencies on the Rise among UK’s Food Producers

Wednesday 26th November, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

Dozens of British food producing companies have been forced into insolvency having faced increasingly severe pressures on their cash flow

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The Definitive List of Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals in the UK

Tuesday 25th November, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

The Definitive List of Black Friday Deals in the UK - it's that time of year again. See which UK businesses are offering the best Black Friday discounts.

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MPs Slam Action on Tax Avoidance as 'Unacceptably Slow'

Thursday 20th November, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

Actions being taken to tackle tax avoidance among UK companies and individuals is progressing at an “unacceptably slow” rate, members of parliament have tol

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Leeds United Winding Up Petition Dismissed on Agreed Terms

Thursday 13th November, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

A winding-up petition brought against the football club Leeds United last week has been dismissed on the basis of agreed terms.

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Marussia F1 Follow Caterham into Administration

Tuesday 28th October, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

It's been a bad week for Formula One after Marussia became the second constructor in the space of five days to enter into administration.

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Formula One Car Manufacturer Caterham Sports Enters Administration

Wednesday 22nd October, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

Caterham Sports Limited, a manufacturer of cars for the Formula One racing team Caterham F1, has entered administration and put hundreds of jobs at risk in doing so.

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Jobs Crisis at Phones4U as Stricken Firm Enters Administration

Sunday 14th September, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

Phones4U has announced it is entering administration after EE, its last remaining mobile network partner, cut ties with the struggling retailer

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HMRC Announces Progress on UK’s ‘Most Wanted’ Tax Fugitives

Friday 29th August, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

An FBI-style ‘Most Wanted’ list of the UK’s foremost tax fugitives has helped ensure that five of the country’s top tax avoiders have been found and returned to serve prison terms for their crimes.

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Thousands of UK Businesses Served 90-Day Accelerated Payment Notice

Friday 15th August, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

Around 33,000 individuals and 10,000 businesses will have received Accelerated Payment Notices containing a 90-day tax payment deadline with no appeal.

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Glazer Family to Sell Five Percent of Manchester United

Thursday 31st July, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

Manchester United’s American owners are selling eight million shares in the club, tantamount to 5% of the business, worth a reported $150m (£88.7m).

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UK Company Insolvency Figures at Lowest Levels Since 2005

Tuesday 29th July, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

The Insolvency Service has released its quarterly statistics on insolvencies with figures painting a healthy picture for companies across the UK.

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Small Businesses Owed Billions Due to 'Embarrassment' of Chasing Overdue Payments

Monday 21st July, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

Small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) across the UK are said to be owed billions of pounds in late payments due to embarrassment in chasing payments.

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What Does England's Early World Cup Exit Mean for UK Businesses?

Wednesday 25th June, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

With England officially out of the Brazil World Cup, what does this early exit mean to UK businesses.

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Government Commission: Pre-Pack Administrations Must Be Scrutinised in More Depth by New Panel

Friday 20th June, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

Government Commission charged with reviewing how pre-pack administrations are handled in the UK has called for greater scrutiny of the insolvency procedure.

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Dixons and Carphone Warehouse Complete £3.8bn Merger

Thursday 15th May, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

Electrical retailer Dixons and mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse have announced that they will be merging in a deal worth a reported £3.8bn.

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Formula 1's Bernie Ecclestone Pays £10m of £1.2bn Tax Bill after HMRC Settlement

Wednesday 30th April, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

A BBC Panorama transcript has documented how Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone avoided a £1.2bn tax bill by reaching a £10m settlement with HMRC.

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New Tax Rules for Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) Come Into Play

Tuesday 8th April, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

New and controversial rules for Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) have come into effect this April, despite concerns from financial advisers.

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Hereford United Face Up To Winding-Up Petition and 'Biggest Week in Club History'

Monday 31st March, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

Hereford United Football Club have one week to stave off a winding-up petition or face the inevitability of closure after 90 years’ history. Read more here.

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How B2B Businesses Are Tackling Social Media In 2014

Tuesday 18th March, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

We look back at 2013 social media statistics for B2B social media and look to see how this we change the way Businesses use social media in 2014.

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Rangers Second Administration Rumours Quashed by Club

Monday 10th March, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

Fresh rumours of an impending Rangers administration have led to nervousness amongst the club’s supporters despite the club refuting the possibility.

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UK Coast Takes Further Battering As Businesses Falter

Friday 21st February, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

UK Businesses in coastal areas are the most susceptible to financial distress according to new Red Flag Alert statistics

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Leeds United Served Winding-Up Petition by Club Sponsor after Takeover Collapse

Wednesday 5th February, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

Leeds United have been issued a winding-up petition by club sponsor Enterprise Insurance which will be heard in the High Court in March 2014.

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“Feel Good” Factor Returns as Critical Business Distress Falls for Three Straight Quarters

Sunday 26th January, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

Finally some good news on the latest figures supplied by Red Flag Alert, comparing like for like statistics on the number of distressed companies.

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Solicitors and Law Firms Under Increasing Threat of Insolvency

Tuesday 21st January, 2014 Written by Keith Tully

Law Firms and Solicitor practices are under increasing threat of insolvency having failed to secure professional indemnity insurance (PII).

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Lily Allen’s Fashion Line Liquidated

Friday 22nd November, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

Lily Allens fashion line goes into liquidation having only been set-up since 2010.

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Companies facing critical financial distress is falling - Red Flag Alert

Wednesday 6th November, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

According to the latest Begbies Traynor Red Flag Alert research for Q3 2013, companies facing critical financial distress is falling. See our infographic.

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Are You Feeling More Confident About Your Business?

Friday 1st November, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

These positive statistics should give confidence to company directors on the future of company trade.

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Hearts F.C. in Limbo: Court Hearing Postponed

Thursday 31st October, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

Hearts football club supporters are kept in limbo about the proposed CVA arrangement for the club.

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Robbie Williams’ Clothing Range Farrell Collapses

Sunday 20th October, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

Robbie Williamson men's clothing company has called it a day after just 2 years of business.

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Leading Law Firm Merges With Rival in Pre-Pack Deal

Thursday 17th October, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

Law Firm Manches is sold to competitor Penningtons in a pre pack administration deal which will see 265 employees and 46 partners move across to the new name.

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Dunfermline Athletic Football Club Saved By Fans (Pars United)

Thursday 17th October, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

Pars United looks to take Dunfermline Athletic Football Club out of administration and into a CVA arrangement thanks to the fans.

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Begbies Traynor Completes Cooper Williamson Acquisition Deal

Wednesday 2nd October, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

We are pleased to announce that Real Business Rescue (Part of Cooper Williamson Ltd) has today been acquired by Begbies Traynor Group.

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Dwell Founder Returns and Saves 150 Jobs

Saturday 6th July, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

Dwell Founder Returns and Saves 150 Jobs find out all the latest new from Real Business Rescue.

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Fashion Fail! Nicole Farhi Enters Administration

Friday 5th July, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

Fashion Fail! Nicole Farhi Enters Administration, find out all the latest news from Real Business Rescue today.

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Kitten Star Declares Herself Bankrupt for the Second Time

Thursday 4th July, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

For the second time in 5 years Kerry Katona has declared herself bankrupt, find out all the latest news here.

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BRC Calls on the Government to Review UK Business Rates Quickly

Wednesday 3rd July, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has called for MPs to tackle the high costs faced by shop-based retailers

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Yellow Duckmarine Struggles to Stay Afloat and Sinks into Administration

Friday 28th June, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

Yellow Duckmarine Struggles to Stay Afloat and Sinks into Administration, find out all the latest information here.

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G8 Update: Leaders Agree New Measures for Tax Evasion

Thursday 27th June, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

G8 Update: Leaders Agree New Measures for Tax Evasion find out all the latest information about the G8 update here at real business rescue.

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Infographic Space Invaders G8 Summit George Osborne on UK Corporation Tax Avoiders

Tuesday 18th June, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

George Osborne Looking to get the other G8 Nations on board to help with the large multinational taking advantage of UK corporation tax loopholes.

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200 Jobs at Risk If Dwell Goes Into Administration

Thursday 13th June, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

200 Jobs at Risk If Dwell Goes Into Administration, find out all the latest news of companies going into administration from Real Business Rescue.

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Vodafone Avoids Paying Corporation Tax for Second Consecutive Year

Tuesday 11th June, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

Vodafone has avoided Paying Corporation Tax for second consecutive year, read the full story her at real business rescue today.

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JJB Administrators Accumulate £2.4 Million in Fees

Thursday 30th May, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

With the collapse of JJB last year there has been finsings of the fees charged by KPMG to look after the affairs of the company

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Over 150 Retail Firms Predicted To Go Into Administration By 2018

Wednesday 29th May, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

In a recent study it is suggested that over 150 retail firms will be looking at going into administration by 2018.

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Rise in Females Being Declared Insolvent

Tuesday 28th May, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

The latest findings from the Debt Advice Foundation have found a rise in women being declared bankrupt in England and Wales.

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UK Insolvency Practitioners Saved 6,000 Businesses in 2012

Friday 24th May, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

UK Insolvency Practitioners Saved 6,000 Businesses in 2012, read all the latest insolvency news here at Real Business Rescue.

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DailMail Reports Duncan Bannatyne Sees Red As Debts Hit £122 Million

Wednesday 22nd May, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

According to Daily Mail Duncan Bannatyne Sees Red As Debts Hit £122 Million, find out all the latest news at Real Business Rescue.

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MPs Dub Google ‘Devious, Calculating and Unethical’

Monday 20th May, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

MPs Dub Google as being unethical, calculating and devious in the latest news this week, read more here.

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Did UK Businesses Enjoy Their Most Stable Period in Recent History Under Margaret Thatcher?

Thursday 25th April, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

A look at statistics around company liquidations and how Thatchers and those prime ministers since then have fared in company liquidations.

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Why B2B Businesses Should Leverage the Potential of Social Media in 2013

Monday 25th February, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

Businesses need to look to social media to improve the online exposure, the way we interact in business is changing and these facts will emphasize just that.

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Our Fallen Retailer Friends: Our Top 30

Thursday 14th February, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

A look at whats happened on the high street over the last 10 years or so, the ever changing face of the retail high street, here is our top 30.

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Jessops, HMV, Blockbuster; Did It Have to Come to This?

Thursday 17th January, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

Jessops, HMV, Blockbuster; Did It Have to Come to This? Leading insolvency practitioner insists businesses can be rescued but must act quicker

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Over 4,000 Jobs At Risk as HMV Enters Administration

Monday 14th January, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

HMV has entered administration and more than 4,000 jobs are at risk. HMV have been in business in business for 91 years but are unable to stay solvent today

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Which Retailers Have Been Hit The Hardest By The 2012 Recession?

Thursday 3rd January, 2013 Written by Keith Tully

A look back at some of the best know high street retailers who suffered in the recession in 2012, but its not all doom and gloom as we go into 2013.

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Thousands More Jobs Gone as Comet Turns Off the Lights

Monday 17th December, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

Distressed electrical goods chain Comet has been unable to find a buyer which will leave 6,600 workers unemployed. The final 3,000 jobs are about to be cut

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Pickfords Removals Move Out of Administration

Tuesday 4th December, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

News on how the national removals company Pickfords moved out of it administration status to trade again. Read all our news.

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BRC: More Than 1 in 10 UK Shops Now Empty

Friday 23rd November, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

In the news, BRC director general states that government needs to take affirmative steps to do something about interest rates if retailers are to survive

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Pompey Supporters' Trust Agree Portsmouth FC Takeover

Thursday 15th November, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

Portsmouth football club supporters trust agree with the Portsmouth FC takeover bid. Read all our news for the latest updates.

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UK Businesses Urged to ‘Keep Trading, Keep Employing’

Tuesday 6th November, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

Cooper Williamson, renowned turnaround specialists, state that at least half the jobs being threatened through insolvency can be saved. There is hope ahead

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Jobs Fall At Stricken Retailer Comet as Liquidation Sale Begins

Monday 5th November, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

News article relating to the end of 2012 when Comet went into administration and started its liquidation sale, which was not really that much of a sale.

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Cooper Williamson Launch New ‘Real Business Rescue’ Website

Friday 26th October, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

Renowned insolvency and recovery specialists Cooper Williamson announce a new website, Real Business Rescue, to help and inform struggling UK businesses

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Portsmouth Supporters Trust Gets Nod for Takeover

Friday 19th October, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

News post relating to Portsmouth Football club supporters trust fund getting the nod to takeover the club. Read all our news.

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25 Staff Take Voluntary Redundancy at Insurance Giant Aviva

Friday 12th October, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

News article relating to how 25 staff took voluntary redundancy at the insurance giant aviva. Read all our news for the latest updates.

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Kettering Town on the Brink After Another Match is Postponed

Friday 12th October, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

News article relating to Kettering town football club being on the brink of administration after another match was postponed. Read all our news.

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Guardian Newspaper Ponders Compulsory Redundancies After Voluntary Shortfall

Thursday 11th October, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

News article relating to how the guardian newspaper pondered compulsory redundancies after a voluntary shortfall. Read all our news for the latest updates

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Huge Slice of Bad Luck for Workers as Pizza Company Enters Administration

Wednesday 10th October, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

News article relating to how a pizza company entered administration which was bad luck for some of its staff. Read all our news for the latest updates.

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685 Jobs Fall at National Drinks Wholesaler Waverley TBS

Tuesday 9th October, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

News post relating to how 685 jobs fell at a national drinks wholesaler in Waverley. Read all our news for the latest updates.

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Newcastle's Wonga Deal Comes In For Widespread Criticism

Monday 8th October, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

News article relating to the big payday loan supplier Wonga coming under heave scrutiny and recent criticism to the vulnerable who go for a payday loan.

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Maidstone NHS Trust Offers Staff Voluntary Redundancy

Wednesday 26th September, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

News article relating to Maidenstone NHS offering staff voluntary redundancy. Read all our news for the latest updates to whats going on in the world.

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Ford Focus On Cutting Jobs Across Europe

Tuesday 25th September, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

News article relating to how ford focused on cutting jobs across Europe. Read all our news for the latest updates to whats going on in the corporate world.

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Redundancies Likely After Factory Is Burnt to a Crisp

Monday 24th September, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

News article relating to how a factory that was burnt down is likely to involve redundancies within the company. Read all our news

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Olympics Canal Boat Ride Company Enters Administration

Thursday 20th September, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

News article relating to the recent London Olympics and how a canal boat company went into administration having go there figures wrong. Read all our news.

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Sports Direct Set To Swoop For JJB in Pre-Pack Deal

Thursday 20th September, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

Our news article that details how The sports direct group swoop for troubled retailer JJB in a pre pack administration deal. Read all our news

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James and his Giant Peach! Caan Grabs Country House Bargain

Wednesday 12th September, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

News post relating to how former dragons den panel James Caan grabbed a country house bargain to further his growing empire. Read all our news.

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Cooper Williamson Administer Alphacare Pre-Pack Deal

Tuesday 11th September, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

News article relating to how cooper Williamson administered a pre pack deal for the alphacare company. Read all our news for the latest updates

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Middle Eastern Investors Make Late Bid for Portsmouth

Tuesday 11th September, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

A Middle Eastern financial group has bid on acquisition of Portsmouth football club and have two weeks to finalise negotiations and clarify contract terms

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Warriors Seek Long Term Gain over Short Term Pain

Tuesday 11th September, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

News article relating to how top super league outfit wigan warriors prepared to reduce profits due to an investment in new youth academy affiliation.

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Travelodge Set for Restructure after Creditors Approve CVA

Monday 10th September, 2012 Written by Keith Tully

News article relating to how Travelodge had to restructure their company after the creditors accepted a company voluntary arrangement (cva).

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