Canute Group reaches the end of the road with more than 600 jobs to go before Christmas

Canute Group

Almtone-owned Canute Group will cease trading ahead of Christmas with the loss of 600-plus jobs, after attempts to revive the business in May via a controversial pre-pack sale failed. Following the purchase of the business from administration for £1.3m by Almtone on 12 May, creditors were left nursing a £5.3m shortfall. However, despite ridding itself of debt, the business only narrowly avoided being wound up by HMRC last month after the taxman raised a petition against it. This came as […]