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 […]
The demise of Gulliver’s Truck Hire in December last year was triggered by an increasingly competitive market, falling demand for trucks and vans and “issues” with the firm’s three axle tractor units, according to the firm’s administrators.
Creditors of Birstall, West Yorkshire-based Bedfords Group could be owed more than £5m, according to estimates by administrators at KPMG.