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, […]
10th August 2017

Can my personal credit rating be affected by my company’s financial difficulties?

In short, yes. It is possible, depending on your circumstances. If you are either a sole trader or a member of a partnership, you are personally […]
3rd August 2017
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Insolvent company? No funds for a liquidation? These are your options

Liquidation is the widely used term for closing an insolvent company, and the process is overseen by an Insolvency Practitioner (IP). In many cases, instructing an […]
1st August 2017
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Liquidation and Administration – are they the same thing?

When researching liquidation and administration and what they mean online, the terms are often used interchangeably, but in fact, they are far from identical. We’re trying […]