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What happens to a business when it is sold out of administration?

The administration process was designed to protect a company from creditor pressure whilst a plan for rescue or restructure is put in place.

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Advantages & Disadvantages of a Pre-Pack Administration

A Begbies Traynor feature analysing the pros and cons of the restructuring solution, pre-pack administration - often described as a 'phoenix' procedure.

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What does it mean when a company is a going concern?

What does it mean when a company is a going concern?

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What is a Phoenix Company and the rules around this process?

A phoenix company describes a business that has been purchased out of administration or liquidation, often by the existing directors.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of a CVA

Learn more about Company Voluntary Arrangement procedures including the advantages and disadvantages of this corporate recovery solution.

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What are my employees’ rights in company administration?

If your company has entered administration, you’re probably wondering about the rights of your employees and your liability for any outstanding monies owed.

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How does TUPE apply in an administration process?

The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) regulations are intended to protect employee rights when a failing company is sold on.

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What’s In a Name? Understanding Phoenixism and the Insolvency Act

One of the many responsibilities of a limited company director is to ensure their company is run in accordance with the Insolvency Act 1986 at all times.

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The Company Voluntary Arrangement Process – How does it work?

A Company Voluntary Arrangement, or CVA, provides an exit from administration that repays a proportion of debts and halts creditor action against you.

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Understanding company rescue in Scotland with advice for directors

If your company is registered in Scotland and is experiencing financial problems and potential insolvency, there are potential rescue options available.

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Understanding SIP 16 with company administration

Statement of Insolvency Practice (SIP) 16 will be introduced on 1st November 2015 providing guidance on the pre pack administration process.

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What are Unsecured Creditors’ rights when a company faces administration?

Company administration gives provision for unsecured creditors to have certain rights in a process many assume is going to result in little recompense.

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What happens when a company goes into administration?

Company administration is often seen as the end for a business, but it is in fact, a procedure that allows for its restructure or sale as a going concern.

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What is a trading administration procedure?

Company administration is a formal insolvency procedure allowing viable companies to restructure. In some cases a trading administration may be appropriate.

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What happens if a CVA is rejected or its terms are failed?

What happens if a CVA is rejected or its terms are failed? And what are the alternatives?

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What duties does an administrator have to creditors in a formal insolvency procedure?

An administrator is duty-bound to act in the best interests of creditors during an insolvency procedure and help them recover monies owed

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