Canute Group has been forced to reassure staff that the business will endure after a delay in paying wages earlier this month. In a letter to employees, seen by MT, Canute director Noel Marshall attributed staff payment delays to problems arising from the company’s decision to switch banks earlier this year, which “proved to be the wrong choice”. The subsequent move to a new lender to address this is understood to have resulted in a delay in staff being paid, […]
The Canute Group, owned by Almtone, is expected to make an official announcement about its closure tomorrow afternoon.
The administrator of Canute Haulage Group is locked in a legal tussle with the haulier’s one time largest customer, Wilko, over a disputed £600,000 contingency relating to a contract termination.
Almtone-owned Canute Group has narrowly avoided being wound up by HMRC after the taxman raised a petition against it. This came as the amount the firm owed to creditors ballooned to more than £135,000.