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Company administration advice from Crawfords Insolvency

Crawfords Insolvency are here to help with any company administration advice you might need, from the very first days of financial difficulty through to disposing of assets and reimbursing the right creditors if your business is not able to be saved. This is an...

Advice for companies that have gone bankrupt

The UK insolvency system doesn't technically consider companies as 'bankrupt', instead opting for terms like 'liquidation', but if you've gone out of business due to financial problems, it's a minor distinction. Depending on your company structure, you may also have...

Manchester accountant auditing services to rely on

Our Manchester accountant auditing services offer a fresh take on your business, and have helped many companies in Manchester, Salford and the surrounding metropolitan area to identify potential improvements that may have been missed in the preceding years. It can be...

Advice for companies that have gone into liquidation

Company liquidation is not just one process - in fact there are several different ways for it to happen, each of which will have an effect on the nature of the advice for companies that have gone into liquidation. These include: Creditors' voluntary liquidation (where...

Why you may see more of our Manchester tax accountants in 2018

HMRC's Making Tax Digital campaign - previously known as Making Tax Easier - is likely to significantly increase many people's reliance on our Manchester tax accountants from 2018 onwards. That is when the planned two-year roll-out of the new self-assessment process...

Advice for companies that have gone into administration

Much of the administration advice online is aimed at employees - protecting their employment rights, and so on - but administration advice for business owners can be harder to come by. If your company is facing insurmountable debt problems, administration is an...

Manchester property accountants see capital gains exceed earnings

Our Manchester property accountants have seen figures from the Halifax that show capital gains on property ownership in some areas of the city have outpaced earnings in the past two years. The bank calculated average individual earnings for local areas throughout the...

Retail insolvencies affect four times the employees in 2016

Final figures for 2016 show retail insolvencies affected four times as many employees and twice as many locations as in the previous year. Over Christmas and the New Year, we looked at the Who's Gone Bust? report from the Centre for Retail Research, picking out some...

Starter Homes raise questions for property accountants in Manchester

Greater Manchester has been selected as one of 30 regions to participate in the first round of Starter Homes construction, raising important questions for property accountants in Manchester, Salford and the surrounding towns. Brownfield sites from Bolton to Bury and...

Big-brand corporate insolvencies in 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, it's a time to reflect on some of the big-brand corporate insolvencies to hit the retail sector, and if you thought it began and ended with BHS, you'd be wrong. In fact several instantly recognisable brands have fallen by the wayside in 2016...

Retail company insolvency on the rise in 2016

We don't need to reach the end of the year to already know that retail company insolvency is up in 2016 when compared with the full 12 months of 2015. Store closures and job losses were driven largely by the collapse of British Home Stores, or BHS, which registered as...

Property accountants urge landlords to help switch utility suppliers

Back around Halloween our Manchester property accountants warned of an imminent rise in utility bills as fixed-rate tariffs came to an end, and we suggested that landlords might want to help their tenants compare utility suppliers to make sure they were getting the...

Early insolvency advice saves jobs and businesses

Early insolvency advice has the best chance of saving jobs and of successful business recovery, according to a statement from industry association R3. The trade body for business recovery professionals recently welcomed a new EU insolvency directive that aims to...

Get the best tax accountant Manchester can offer

With Christmas just a month away, it's your last chance to put your finances in the hands of the best tax accountant Manchester can provide. Nobody wants to be thinking about their tax bill at Christmas, but before you know it, we'll be into 2017 and the January...

Company insolvency rate rises in Q3 2016

The company insolvency rate in Q3 2016 was slightly higher than in the previous quarter and over the previous year, according to newly published figures from the Insolvency Service. Data for the period from July to September was published at the end of October,...

Manchester accountants can help offset utility bills

Our Manchester accountants can help you get your family finances in order if you are hit by the "Halloween horror" of rising energy bills at the end of October. Price comparison site GoCompare has warned of 14 fixed-price dual fuel tariffs ending on October 31st,...

False economy? Manchester property accountants have a surprise for commuters

Manchester is a city of suburbs, from Burnage to Blackley, Walkden to Withington, but while many thousands of commuters make the journey from the surrounding area into the city each day, our property accountants have seen surprising figures from Lloyds Bank about the price of a house in the area.

UK company insolvencies begin to rise after 2016 ‘tipping point’

UK company insolvencies are on the increase following a 'tipping point' in the second quarter of 2016, according to a report from trade credit insurers Euler Hermes. The nation is currently predicted to see a similar total number of company insolvencies in 2016 as in...