Carillion’s bankers have launched a £225m fund to help subcontractors and suppliers hit by the construction and outsourcing giant’s collapse. HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group and RBS have all set up funds of £100m, £50m and £75m, respectively, after coming under pressure from business secretary Greg Clark. Under the funding schemes the three banks are offering a range of help including interest rate reductions, temporary emergency loans with no fees, overdraft facilities, working capital support and advice on financing strategies. Business […]
Simarco has been granted authorised economic operator (AEO) status, after seeing an increase in import and export volumes this year.
Key factors leading to Surfair Global Logistics demise were the owner’s inability to spend “sufficient time” at the business, due to a family bereavement, and an “unexpected trading loss” after inaccurate reporting of the company’s financial position.
Wholesale drinks distributor Waverley TBS is being wound-up by its administrators after they failed to find a buyer for the business. The company, which has two large DCs at Punchbowl Park in Hemel Hempstead and Felling, near Gateshead, as well as smaller deports across the UK, was licensed to run more than 300 vehicles. These were operated via a combination of own-account and third party providers. As a consequence of the failure to find an outright buyer, 685 Waverley employees […]