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19th July 2017

Which type of liquidation should I use for my limited company?

Whatever the reason for the closure, the process that your company should go through will depend largely on whether or not it is possible for all […]
17th July 2017

Limited Company Liquidation – The Process and How it Works

It can all become very confusing when you are sifting through information online to find out how a liquidation works, and how it will affect you. […]
13th July 2017

Company Director? You Can Now Liquidate Your Company Online

Do you need immediate help with your company, and support with HMRC or other debts? From July 2017, The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 […]
12th July 2017

SME owners ready for retirement must be prepared with an exit strategy

33% of small business owners in the UK are over the age of 60. It’s easy to come unstuck when taking steps towards retirement – without […]
6th July 2017

Is Invoice Financing or Factoring the answer to all of my problems?

In a nutshell, the answer is likely to be no, not to all of them! However, they can be for many financial issues. For many small […]
15th June 2017

Considering closing your limited company? Find out if you are entitled to a redundancy pay-out

Redundancy payments are only for employees, right? In fact, the large majority of directors are entitled to redundancy payments too, these payments are made by the […]
26th May 2017

Lost everything? Here’s how to start over

We have compiled wisdom from Entrepreneurs who although now are extremely successful, it has not always been the case. These gems of advice stem from people […]
17th May 2017

Debt Charities Have Advised That Many Bailiffs Are ‘Still Abusing Powers’

Regardless of the changes in legislation that were passed 3 years ago, some bailiffs are still abusing their powers when trying to recover debts, say debt […]
4th May 2017

SME directors under the spotlight again – HMRC still cracking down

Despite the fact that the tax gap in the UK is at a record low, HMRC is using various novel techniques to ensure that SMEs are […]
20th April 2017

Want to find out more about Limited Company Insolvency? Read our FAQs

Facing insolvency can be a confusing and an extremely stressful time. Here we have broken down some of the frequently asked questions about limited company insolvency […]
20th April 2017

Business debt is piling up – What can I do?

It is easy to ignore a mounting debt problem, but the first point to note is that you should never bury your head in the sand! […]
4th November 2016

Pre Pack Administration: Is This the Right Option for My Company?

The Insolvency Act of 1986 outlines that Insolvency Practitioners (IPs) instructed by companies are obligated to act in the interests of the company’s creditors – so […]
4th November 2016

SMEs Hit Hard by HMRC’s Clampdown on Taxes

Newly revealed statistics by UHY Hacker Young – a national group of business advisors and accountants – show that SMEs (Small-Medium Enterprises) are paying “disproportionately high […]
27th October 2016

What is Compulsory Liquidation? Find out below

Usually, a company that has been liquidated compulsorily has been pursued by a creditor to recover money that they are owed, but to no avail. It […]
19th October 2016

Can I Liquidate My Company if it Has No Cash or Assets?

The short answer is: It can’t be liquidated as there isn’t anything to liquidate, however, it can be closed down, which has the same effect as […]
26th September 2016

Been Served a Winding Up Petition from HMRC? Our Tips on What to Do Next

If your company has been subject to a winding up petition, it is understandable for you to feel panicked and unsure where to turn. The most […]
9th August 2016

Is Your Company Failing? Here’s a Check List to Consider Before Shutting Up Shop

If you are in the position where you aren’t sure if your business is viable any more, you’re in the right place. Here’s a list of […]
28th July 2016

Pre-Pack Administrations: Sources of Rescue or Irresponsible Escape?

Firstly, what is a Pre-Pack Administration? The sale of a business (and its’ assets) can be arranged before it is shut down so that the existing […]