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What caused the collapse of Thomas Cook?

United Kingdom, European Union - September 24 2019 Thomas Cook is the latest holiday company and high street retailer to hit the headlines with its collapse into liquidation. It comes at a huge cost to...

Rachael Markham.

Fourth Quarterly UK Retail Brexit Trade Review - September 2019

USA, United Kingdom, European Union - September 17 2019 In appointing his Cabinet, the new Prime Minister Boris Johnson made far-reaching changes that shifted the government decisively towards a rapid...

Peter Swiecicki, Robert MacLean, Jens Rinze, Véronique Collin, Matthew Lewis, Matthew Kirk, Rachael Markham, Richard Lim, Rafael Alonso.

The Government fails to listen to lenders as it presses on with reforms which may stifle UK enterprise

United Kingdom - July 18 2019 We reported last week that the Government intends to proceed with its proposal to reinstate HMRC as a preferential creditor on insolvency, which could...

Rachael Markham.

Draft Finance Bill published: HMRC preferential status on insolvency confirmed

United Kingdom - July 11 2019 Today the Government published draft provisions for inclusion in the Finance Bill which will amend the Insolvency Act 1986 and grant HMRC preferential...

Rachael Markham.

Back to the future? The return of Crown preference

United Kingdom, European Union - May 20 2019 The proposal to reinstate Crown preference in insolvency has met resistance from all angles; the insolvency profession, turnaround experts...

Rachael Markham, Devinder Singh.