Corporate Recovery and Insolvency Articles


Creditor’s Meetings To Approve IVAs: Make Your Vote Count

As you will no doubt be aware, the increase in the bankruptcy threshold to £5,000 has seen an incre..

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Updated Insolvency Rules – What’s New?

On 6 April 2017, the new Insolvency Rules 2016 will come into force.  The existing rules date back ..

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Insolvency Fees Raised Again

From Monday 16th November 2015, the Official Receiver deposit has been increased. For bankruptcy pet..

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Company Wound Up For Using MVL Rates Avoidance Scheme

Property Alliance Group Limited (“PAG”), a property developer, investor and asset manager with a..

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Fears Of “Legal Deserts” As A Result Of Court Closures

Back in July this year, the justice minister, Shailesh Vara (whom it certainly seems is always last ..

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Statutory Demands – The Importance Of Other Creditors

The case of Howell v Lerwick Commercial Mortgage Corporation Limited heard in the High Court in May ..

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Amendments Bring Increased Flexibility To The Insolvency Act

On 26 March 2015, the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (“the SBEEA”) obtained ..

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Tax Avoidance Scheme Gives Rise To Recovery Route Through Insolvency

Tax avoidance schemes might be the bane of HMRC but one such scheme has recently presented us with a..

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Increase in Bankruptcy Petition Threshold

Business Minister Jo Swinson recently announced that from October 2015, the minimum sum for which a ..

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