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 […]
The Canute Group, owned by Almtone, is expected to make an official announcement about its closure tomorrow afternoon.
Administrators working for warehouse and distribution firm Prolog said they had saved 130 jobs after selling off part of the business to clothing retailer Cotton Traders.
Norbert Dentressangle will cease providing warehousing and distribution services to collapsed retail chain Comet from tomorrow (21 December). Last month the operator warned its five-year £100m contract with Comet, which it only signed earlier this year, was in the hands of the retail chain’s administrator Deloitte. At the start of this week Deloitte closed the last of the retail chain’s stores in the absence of an acceptable offer for the whole business. Richard Cawston, business unit director at Norbert Dentressangle, […]