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 […]
City Link’s administrator has revised up the amount it believes non-preferential creditors are owed by the collapsed parcel carrier. However, it said it is still waiting to hear from creditors that are owed a total of £12.8m that have not submitted a claim.
A senior figure at one of the UK’s biggest logistics groups has claimed the Covid-19 pandemic will lead to more multi-user transport operations as companies look to cut costs.
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.