Insolvency

Businesses appoint administrators as virus closures hit high streets

Thousands of jobs at risk as two restaurant chains and a household goods supplier enter administration.

Laura Ashley to appoint administrators as coronavirus hits funding bid

17 Mar 2020

Struggling fashion and homeware retailer Laura Ashley is to appoint administrators in what is thought to be one of the...

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Flybe collapses with loss of 2,000 jobs

5 Mar 2020

More than 2,000 jobs have been lost at airline Flybe, which has gone into administration after the government withdrew a...

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Dominic Chappell ordered to pay £9.5m to BHS pension funds

14 Jan 2020

The Pensions Regulator has ordered former British Homes Stores owner Dominic Chappell to contribute £9.5m to two pension schemes connected...

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Mothercare to close all UK stores as it enters administration

6 Nov 2019

Mothercare has gone into administration, putting 2,800 UK jobs at risk. All of the baby goods retailer’s 79 UK stores will be closed...

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Mothercare UK to enter administration with 2,500 jobs at risk

4 Nov 2019

Mothercare has announced plans to put its UK operations into administration, putting about 2,500 jobs at risk with the closure...

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How to stop your workforce going under when business is close to collapse

31 Oct 2019

With the recent collapse of Thomas Cook and other established companies in financial difficulty, such as Pizza Express and Links...

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Hays Travel buys Thomas Cook shops saving 2,500 jobs

9 Oct 2019

As many as 2,500 jobs at Thomas Cook could be saved after Hays Travel agreed to buy the collapsed travel...

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Former Thomas Cook staff to take legal action

27 Sep 2019

MPs to investigate role of 'corporate greed' in company collapse; allegedly flawed redundancy procedures are cue for legal action

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Hundreds of jobs lost as Wrightbus goes into administration

25 Sep 2019

One of Northern Ireland’s largest employers Wrightbus is set to go into administration today, putting 1,400 jobs at risk.

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Thomas Cook failed to follow redundancy procedures say staff

24 Sep 2019

A law firm claims to have received dozens of calls from ex-Thomas Cook employees who say the travel agent did...

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HR sector rallies to support Thomas Cook employees

23 Sep 2019

Thousands of Thomas Cook staff are set to lose their jobs after last minute negotiations to save the travel firm failed.

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British Steel collapse puts thousands of jobs at risk

22 May 2019

British Steel is to go into administration, putting some 5,000 UK jobs at risk and endangering 20,000 roles in its...

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Workers’ rights will remain unchanged in ‘no deal’ Brexit

23 Aug 2018

There will be no change to workers’ rights and protections in the event of a no deal Brexit, the government...

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Sports Direct saves House of Fraser from administration

10 Aug 2018

Sports Direct has bought House of Fraser out of administration for £90m. The sports retailer, owned by billionaire Mike Ashley...

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