Skills for Logistics (SfL) is to begin the process of a creditors’ voluntary liquidation to wind-up its operation. A spokesman for Manchester-based corporate insolvency firm Begbies Traynor, who confirmed the decision to MotorTransport.co.uk, added that a creditors’ meeting would be held on 9 February. The company announced earlier this month that SfL would be closing down, with the board citing the combination of a hefty pension scheme deficit and a struggle to attract revenue streams since core government funding was […]
It has been 10 months since the government started taxing businesses with the apprenticeship levy. At the moment, only businesses with payrolls of more than £3m have access to the funding pot they are contributing to, but as the levy hits its one-year anniversary the gates should open to smaller hauliers who want funding for training new or existing staff.
Staff and unsecured creditors of Grangemouth haulier Duncan Adams did not receive any money owed to them before the company was dissolved last week.
Palletways member Kay Transport has acquired the business of Truro-based South West Delivery Services, which was headed by MD Mark Adams.