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We are an independent company of insolvency practitioners committed to finding the right solutions for businesses and individuals in financial difficulty

Monthly Archives: November 2016

Insolvency practitioners do have a sense of humour

29 November 2016:  When we used to recruit people to work for BRI directly, using newspaper advertisements etc. we used to say that we wanted people with a thick skin and a good sense of humour. Hopefully we do have a good sense of humour but perhaps you can be the better judge...

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Apparently it’s all about the release…

24 November 2016:  BRI’s Northampton office held an event with a difference, which was not weather dependent, and where 6 BRI team members along with 18 guests tried their hand at green bowls.

12 teams of 2 battled for just over an hour to come through the group stages. As you can...

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Beware the unregulated adviser

23 November 2016:  As a result of an increased number of reports of unregulated or unlicensed advisers targeting businesses or individuals in financial difficulties, the Association of Business Recovery Professionals (R3) has recently published two guides on the potential risks to the parties who are being targeted. 

At a time when helpful,...

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You might as well jump!

22 November 2016:  Or ‘bounce’ as the case may be at the Bounce Indoor Trampoline Park. On Thursday 11 November, BRI teamed up with Shakespeare Martineau to host a fun night for young professionals. A group of 25 bright eyed and bushy tailed individuals from a variety of professional practices were in attendance. Read more

The more things change, the more they stay the same

21 November 2016: Alan Limb, a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner from BRI’s Southampton office, looks back to the start of his Insolvency career. It is 25 years ago this month since I started out on my career as an Insolvency Professional. In some respects the world of business has changed a great deal since then; one of...
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Splashing out for the summer – all in a good cause

11 November 2016: For BRI’s Peter Windatt, a RYA Sailability Assistant Instructor (helping disabled get out on the water) in his spare time, the end of summer means stowing his sailing gear until Spring is sprung once again next year. This summer has been a good one for the Northampton Sailability team which operates from Pitsford...
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Is your business feeling the pinch of the pound devaluation?

4 November 2016:  Some businesses have experienced the increase in wholesale prices, especially where supplies are received from abroad with import product costs for businesses increasing by 10% to 20%. The pounds devaluation has inevitably increased input costs by 17% against the US currency. 

Businesses may have to increase the price...

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You can (food) bank on BRI!

3 November 2016:  BRI Business Recovery Insolvency specialise in offering assistance to individuals and companies in financial difficulty so their support of a local charity followed a similar theme.  This year we offered our support to the Spencer Bridge Food Bank, a few hundred yards from BRI’s Head Office in St James, Northampton...

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Frozen Out

2 November 2016:  BRI's Southampton Office has been instructed by the directors of Ryde Arena Ltd to assist them in placing the company into Creditors’ Voluntary Liquidation.

The company began trading in April 2015 as a “not for profit” organisation. It took over running the Ryde Arena Ice Rink on the Isle...

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