A union representing workers at two XPO Logistics sites said a report earlier this week that the operator and its client House of Fraser had reached a compromise appears to be false. XPO Logistics is owed £30.4m as a creditor of the department store chain, which was placed into administration on 10 August and saw most of its assets sold to Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct shortly after. The operator has been withholding services to House of Fraser from the administration […]
A substantial fire and a significantly loss-making contract were two of the main causes behind the administration of Lincolnshire waste haulage firm Mid-UK Recycling (MUK), according to PWC.
DBC Foodservice had no vehicle assets despite having 230 of them when it went under in March, as its fleet was run on a contract-hire basis. The £300m turnover company supplied some of the best known cafes, restaurants and bars on the high Street including Caffé Nero, Prezzo, Loch Fyne and vodka bar chain Revolution. DBC’s fleet of mainly Dafs delivered 8,000 multi-temperature products to customers each year. However, after attempts to sell the business earlier this year failed, administrator […]
The Unite union is still pursuing claims on behalf of former employees at Grangemouth haulier Duncan Adams, which entered administration in March.