AM Widdowson’s unsecured creditors have been left almost £13m out of pocket after the pre-pack sale of the haulier in July. The newly published creditor’s report from administrator Leonard Curtis after the haulier’s £2.5m sale in July set out the monies owed and warned that it is unlikely unsecured creditors will get any back. While approximately 220 jobs were saved by the sale to connected party Widdowson Logistics, the majority of the sale value was used to satisfy a debt […]
Creditors seldom get back all of the money owed to them when a company becomes insolvent, but you don’t have to take things lying down.
No doubt about it, 2012 was incredibly tough for UK logistics operators. Profits were low, costs were high and obtaining credit to invest remained hard. The double-dip recession we all feared is in danger of turning into triple-fall and GDP growth was more sluggish than a snail on valium. Forecasts for growth in 2013 range from 1% by the Bank of England (BoE) to 1.4% by the Confederation of British Industry, with the BoE also predicting that it will be […]