Harris Transport director George Harris has spoken of his heartbreak after the family firm established by his parents was forced into administration. Alexander Kinninmonth and Richard Brewer of RSM Restructuring were appointed as joint administrators of the Eastleigh-based transport, distribution and warehousing firm on 21 August. In a statement Kinninmonth said: “Unfortunately, it was not possible to sell the business as a going concern. As a result, the company was left with little choice but to cease trading and make […]
Cartwright Group has gone into administration today resulting in 490 redundancies at S Cartwright & Sons (Coachbuilders) and Cartwright Fabrications and the sale of subsidiaries Cartwright Finance, Cartwright Fleet Service and Cartwright Rentals to Contract Vehicles, the commercial vehicles division of leasing and fleet management firm Zenith.
The government is investigating whether further regulation of pre-pack administration sales is needed, after measures were introduced to try and improve transparency.
The Anderson Group “withdraws support” and moves to cut jobs at Sam Anderson (Newhouse) and T McMillan
The Anderson Group is mulling whether to close down two of its haulage operations – Sam Anderson (Newhouse) and T McMillan Transport – as it begins to make redundancies at both firms.