One of the largest independent plant hire firms has entered administration, two months after it said the collapse of Carillion had caused it disruption. Restructuring firm EY was appointed to Shropshire-based Hawk Plant (UK) on Monday (14 January), as well as to subsidiary businesses Hawk Plant Hire, Hawk Hire, Safety and Training, Hawk Plant and Hawk Plant Sales. On appointment, the administrators made 83 of the group 420 staff redundant. Its last set of accounts, for the year ending 31 […]
Petition demanding investigation into Palmer & Harvey collapse attracts 8,600 signatures in two days
A petition demanding an investigation into the demise of own-account wholesale operator Palmer Harvey & McLane (P&H) has raised more than 8,600 signatures in two days.
Ex-employees of defunct business Innovate Logistics will receive surprise payments three years after the business was dissolved, after the administrators applied for a £470,000 rates rebate.
Failed container haulier Deben Transport owed unsecured creditors close to £2.4m when it was placed into administration on 13 April, as well as more than £1.4m to HMRC.