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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Insolvency Statistics – 2015

29 January 2016: The Insolvency Service has published the insolvency statistics for Q4 2015, which include the annual figures for the whole year. Main messages For companies:-
  • the annual number of company insolvencies were at the lowest level since 1989 (down 10% on 2014);
  • compulsory liquidations fell to the lowest annual total since 1981 (down 23% on 2014);
  • the estimated...
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From a world record attempt to a world news event

On Wednesday 13 January 2016 our in-house adventurer, Peter Windatt, was on his way to the bottom of Les Deux Alpes glacier to participate in a world record attempt :- a torch-lit descent of 10km, a drop of 2,000m along with some 3,000+ other participants.  The event was to...
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Open season for rogue directors?

18 January 2016: On 17 December 2015, the Ministry of Justice announced that insolvency litigation will lose its exemption from the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 ("LASPO") with effect from 1 April 2016.  This is part of the Government's drive to address the high costs of civil litigation in England and...
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Finance Bill 2016 under consultation

8 January 2016: From 6 April 2016 the government are proposing new targeted anti-avoidance rules which set out the conditions where final distributions paid out by companies in liquidation to shareholders will no longer be taxable as a capital distribution in the hands of a taxpayer. The measure targets ‘phoenix companies’ where taxpayers look to...
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