The Forbes Burton Blog

Here you’ll find Forbes Burton's articles and blog posts on a range of subjects including business recovery, liquidation, HMRC, case studies, finance and more...


10th November 2017
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Choose the best liquidator for your company

Your options should always be made clear and considered carefully before you choose the best liquidator and propose the Insolvency Practitioner (IP) to your company creditors. […]
27th October 2017
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How to get your business out of debt – 6 options to consider

If your company is struggling with debt then it’s not alone – affordable lenders are few and far between, and prices are continuously rising. Of course, […]
23rd October 2017
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What is the difference between debt collection and enforcement?

The difference between debt collection and enforcement is not always clear. This is because the term ‘debt collection’ is one of the many used as an […]
6th October 2017
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How to wind up a company – a brief guide for directors…

If you are looking to find out how to wind up a company, we hope this post will be useful. ‘Winding up’ is a widely used […]
29th September 2017
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How to save a company from closure

Do you need to save a company from closure? If your company has been struggling it may feel like closing it and walking away is the […]
26th September 2017
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How much does it cost to liquidate a company?

Company liquidations, or Creditors’ Voluntary Liquidations (CVL) involve the appointment of a licensed insolvency practitioner (IP). But how much does it cost to liquidate a company? […]
5th September 2017

Charities and Insolvency Procedures – how it works

If your charity is facing financial difficulty, you may have looked into formal insolvency procedures, but are still left wondering. How do these work when the […]
5th September 2017
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My company is insolvent! Should I liquidate it?

One of the questions we often get asked is should I liquidate my company? The simple answer is that one of the primary reasons (among others) to […]
5th September 2017
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Winding up Petition – what is it and what should you do if you get one?

A winding up petition gives notice that a company will be forced into a compulsory liquidation. A winding up order is then issued by the court, […]
29th August 2017

Case Study – How we helped an Event Planning company

When the director of the above company contacted us, she was distressed that the company had not been able to keep up with their agreements with […]
29th August 2017

Case Study – How we helped a company providing Social Services

The director of the above company was very distressed when she contacted us due to the recent legislation changes in the IR35 – she couldn’t see […]
29th August 2017

Case Study – How we helped a Window Glazing Company

When the above company’s director contacted us he had reached the end of his tether and wanted to cut his losses. Understandably, he was keen to get […]