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Latest Government Advice Provides Clarity for Directors On Bounce Back Loans and Directors Loans

Following the two year anniversary of the introduction of the Bounce Back Loans, the Government has released two Fact Sheets to provide complete clarity to Directors on the conditions of loans and the terms of repayment.  

May 24th, 2022|Categories: Advice, Current Affairs|

We Are Hiring: Case Administrator/ Assistant Manager – Huddersfield

We have a full-time position available for an experienced insolvency caseworker to join one of the UK’s longest established insolvency and turnaround practices. Poppleton & Appleby’s trans-Pennine practice operates as a unified business but with a full-service offering in both Huddersfield and Manchester offices, each under the control of locally resident Licensed Practitioner Partners. This role is based in our Huddersfield office where the successful candidate will work with a small team of associates in close collaboration with the office [...]

February 16th, 2022|Categories: Company News|

Future-proofing your business from insolvency in 2022

As we enter a brand new year, now is the perfect time to reflect on the peaks and troughs of the last 18 months, and look to what the next 12 months could hold for your business. It's safe to say no business could have predicted the impact COVID and the pandemic would have, from both a personal and economic perspective, but with more restrictions lifting every day, it's important that businesses look to the future and plan on how [...]

January 24th, 2022|Categories: Advice|

A guide to business liquidation processes

A guide to business liquidation processes With the recent pandemic causing unprecedented interruption to businesses across the UK and worldwide, our partner and North West Chair for UK's insolvency trade association R3, Allan Cadman, has explained the different processes of liquidation to help support business directors and shareholders during this difficult time. What is liquidation? Liquidation is the process, in simple terms, of disposing of a business‘s assets, turning them into cash for ease of equitable distribution amongst stakeholders. This [...]

November 10th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Was 1st October 2021 a game-changer for business?

Was 1st October 2021 a game-changer for business? Comments from Stephen Wainwright, Partner at Poppleton & Appleby. The Institute of Directors reported at the start of the month that their members are reporting confidence for the future, however, the financial outlook has declined back to levels not seen since the height of the third lockdown in March 2021.  At the same time, several Government support schemes are being wound down, which will cause many business leaders great worry and concern [...]

October 18th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Government reduces yet more temporary measures to support businesses from insolvency

A Government press release published today, confirms that temporary measures brought in to support businesses from insolvency during the pandemic will be phased out from 1 October 2021.

September 10th, 2021|Categories: Advice, Current Affairs|

Supply Chains: The impact of stock shortages

Supply Chains: The impact of stock shortages Comments from Charles Brook, Partner at Poppleton & Appleby. Several months ago, I commented upon the pressure that seemed to be accumulating across various industry supply chains.  The causes were numerous, but different sectors attributed it severally to Brexit, the pandemic, social trends, and general economics. A repetitive media topic ahead of Brexit was the anticipated impact upon the cross-border mobility of key personnel in agriculture, transport, construction, hospitality, and health, but there [...]

August 25th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

How can a business protect itself from insolvency?

How can a business protect itself from insolvency? Poppleton and Appleby partner, Stephen Wainwright discusses in his latest blog.

Exit Strategies Explained

A business exit strategy covers the plan for the owner of the company to either sell or reduce their share of ownership, either to investors or another business. Exit strategies can be implemented for a number of reasons, both positive and negative, including retirement or damage limitation if the company is in trouble financially. It may also be used by investors in order to plan for a cashing-out on an investment. 

June 28th, 2021|Categories: Advice, Creditors|