Insolvency

ChoicesUK’s 1,800 staff at risk after the entertainment retailer goes into administration

22 Aug 2007

Up to 1,800 jobs are under threat at high street entertainment retailer ChoicesUK, after a decision to go into administration....

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Seventy jobs saved as HMV buys seven Fopp stores out of administration

10 Aug 2007

HMV has announced it will buy seven Fopp stores, saving some 70 jobs, following the news that Fopp went into...

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Staff at music retailer Fopp wait for news on pay following administration rumours

29 Jun 2007

Workers at music retailer Fopp anxiously await news on whether they will receive their pay packets and keep their jobs ...

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Union fury as Nikolai Smolenski buys TVR out of administration

23 Feb 2007

Beleaguered sports car firm TVR has been bought by its previous owner after going into administration and jeopardising 300 jobs...

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European Court of Justice refers final salary pension schemes case back to UK High Court

25 Jan 2007

Employers with final salary pensions schemes gained a reprieve today when the European Court of Justice referred a case against...

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European Court of Justice likely to clear UK government of failing to protect pensions at failed company Allied Steel and Wire

14 Jul 2006

European advocate general backs UK government over pensions at failed steel firm.

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High street slump claims latest victim as Morgan goes into administration with likely loss of 600 jobs

30 Jun 2006

Retailer Morgan hit by downturn on the high street.

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Food distributor’s move into administration puts 500 jobs at risk

7 Mar 2006

Almost 500 jobs are at risk at Celsius First after the chilled food storage and distribution company called in administrators.

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Food manufacturer’s administration puts 850 jobs in doubt

10 Jan 2006

About 850 jobs at Golden Wonder could be cut after the crisp manufacturer was forced into administration.

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Caterer threatens to go into administration in BA food dispute

23 Aug 2005

Gate Gourmet has threatened to go into administration rather than reinstate "troublemakers" it sacked after the recent wildcat strike.

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Administration move puts 5,700 jobs at Allders in doubt

27 Jan 2005

The department store group Allders finally collapsed into administration yesterday, putting the future of its 5,700 employees in doubt.

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Pensions crisis deepens as actuaries threaten to brand schemes insolvent

27 Oct 2004

A move by the Institute of Actuaries to adopt new rules for writing pension evaluation reports could force employers to...

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ECJ ruling stops payment capping on insolvent firms

23 Mar 2004

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that state guarantee
organisations should be allowed to pay employees of an...

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Call for government inquiry into UEF pension shortfall

24 Jan 2002

The
collapse of engineering firm United Engineering Forgings (UEF) has put the
pensions of more than 1,300 workers at risk...

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