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BCR Donation Supports Roof Repair At Hospice

Posted by Philip Wood on 12-Jan-2018 12:19:35
A leaking roof at the Douglas Macmillan Hospice in Stoke-on-Trent has been repaired thanks to support from BCR.

Patients can once again relax in the conservatory overlooking the hospice garden after a presentation from our managing director Phil Wood following another successful charity quiz night.

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BCR Insolvency Welcome Our New (And Youngest) Team Member

Posted by Chris Knott on 10-Jul-2017 10:18:00

Insolvency is very much a business built on people - we have to provide expert knowledge and skills but often in sensitive situations, so it is important to us to invest in the people in our business.

It's also important to invest in the next generation, which is why we have recently appointed a new apprentice, Casey Matthews.

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And The Winner Is... Select Business Finance Win St George’s Day Quiz (Shropshire) With BCR Insolvency

Posted by Chris Knott on 09-May-2017 11:54:38

Congratulations to the team from Select Business Finance, who won the second annual BCR Insolvency St George’s Day Shropshire charity quiz – held on 27 April 2017 at the Mytton & Mermaid, Shrewsbury.

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And The Winner Is... Natwest Bank Win St George’s Day Quiz With BCR Insolvency

Posted by Chris Knott on 09-May-2017 11:53:05

Congratulations to the team from NatWest Bank, who won the sixth annual BCR St George’s Day Staffordshire/Cheshire charity quiz – held on 25 April 2017 at the Residence, Nantwich.

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The Annual St George's Day Quiz

Posted by Chris Knott on 07-Mar-2017 15:12:00

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It's that time of year again... and BCR Insolvency are again holding our annual St George's Day Quiz. Come and join us at the following dates/venues:

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What Causes Over 20% Of Companies To Fail?

Posted by Chris Knott on 07-Mar-2017 15:08:32

At least one fifth of UK corporate insolvencies in the past year were caused by late payment or the insolvency of another company according to new research by insolvency body R3.*

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Business Finance – Our Latest Report

Posted by Chris Knott on 07-Mar-2017 15:04:03

At our recent series of lunches our finance expert Bob Blackshaw once again provided our professional colleagues with his current view of the market for business funding. Here is a snapshot of his presentation.

For any further information or advice please give us a call or send us a query by email

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Dodgy Directors Should Be Beware Of Penalties Post Insolvency

Posted by Chris Knott on 07-Mar-2017 14:56:42

The Insolvency Service have just published official statistics to demonstrate their enforcement outcomes for the year to March 2016. They investigate the cause of company failure in every insolvency and can disqualify directors or wind up live companies if they find unfit behaviour.

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HMRC Are “Unhelpful” For Business Rescue

Posted by Chris Knott on 07-Mar-2017 14:34:01

Over half (54%) of insolvency practitioners believe that HMRC makes it harder to rescue businesses than wind them up, according to a survey of the insolvency profession by R3, the insolvency trade body.

On top of that, nearly three-in-four (71%) insolvency practitioners say that HMRC has made the insolvency process harder to manage in the last few years. Only 10% said HMRC was ‘helpful’ when it comes to business rescue.

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Threat To MVL’s….Is It Really Just Storm In A Tea-cup?

Posted by Chris Knott on 07-Mar-2017 14:28:58

Many advisers are warning that company directors need to start winding up procedures urgently if they don’t want to lose the valuable tax benefits available – but should there really be such a panic?

True – HMRC have issued anti-avoidance rules in an attempt to stop the opportunistic use of Entrepreneurs Relief and the mechanism of using an MVL to extract cash from the company, particularly if a new company is set up to replace the existing company within two years.

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