A takeaway boss who abused Covid-19 support schemes, wrongly claiming £50,000 of taxpayer support, has been banned from being a company director for seven years. Ifraz Nabi, 41, was disqualified as a director for seven years after claiming £30,000 through the Eat Out to Help Out scheme a
The UK is expected to become the first large European economy to reach pre-pandemic levels of corporate insolvencies as COVID-19 crisis support is wound down and rising levels of inflation threaten firms. According to credit insurer Allianz Trade, corporate insolvencies will soar by 37% this year. T
Over the next five years, the Insolvency Service is set to transition to regional centres, reducing the number of offices whilst maintaining high standards of customer service and delivering better value for money. To enhance value for money for the taxpayer whilst maintaining excellent customer ser
Peter Ferguson, a businessman from Dunfermline, has been banned from running companies over allegations he used a government Covid bounce-back loan for personal gain. The Insolvency Service imposed a six-year sanction on Mr Ferguson, 46, last week relating to his conduct in running Beautiful Digital
Filippo Dioguardi, the director of Glasgow-based Camardo Coffee (Scotland), has been disqualified as a director for nine years after a £50,000 Bounce Back Loan could not be accounted for. Mr Dioguardi was sole director of the company which was incorporated in 2015 and registered initially at a
Robert Headspeath, 60, and Mandy Headspeath, 56, both of Galashiels have been disqualified as directors for six years each for failing to pay £70,000 in tax. The couple were directors of Advanced Signs Ltd from March 2015 until February 2020 when the company went into liquidation followi
The boss of a Glasgow pizzeria has been banned for eight years after failing to maintain proper books and records and not able to explain what a £50,000 bounce back loan was used for. Kleida Pizzeria Ltd was incorporated in April 2014 and the sole director was Ilir Bajrami (61) from Glasgow.
The Insolvency Service has been granted new powers to tackle unfit directors who dissolve companies to avoid paying their liabilities. The new legislation extends the Insolvency Service’s powers, on behalf of the business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng, to investigate and disqualify company director
A company director in Glasgow who failed to keep accounting records has been disqualified for eight years. Rashid Munir, 42, also known as Mohammed Rashid Munir, from Glasgow, was a director of Yo Retail Ltd, which purported to trade from a business unit in Strathclyde Business Park.
Temporary insolvency restrictions protections are being lifted and new targeted measures to support small business and commercial tenants introduced. The Insolvency Service has announced that temporary measures brought in to support businesses from insolvency during the pandemic will be phased out f
A Scottish care home owner has been banned from being a company director for six years after Seabank Care Ltd in Saltcoats went into liquidation with no explanation for hundreds of thousands of pounds leaving company accounts. Laurie Gray, 50, from Hamilton, was director of Seabank Care Ltd, incorpo
A new chair and three new non-executive board members have been appointed to the Insolvency Service Board, providing strategic leadership to the agency. Incoming chair, Mark Austen, will be joined by Gary Kildare, Samantha Durrant and Rob Hunt on the Insolvency Service Board.
The Insolvency Service (IS) was warned UK investors that scammers have been contacting investors dishonestly claiming to be working on behalf of the Official Receiver or the Insolvency Service, with the false promise of recovering lost funds for an up-front fee.