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 […]
A failed move into freight forwarding contributed to the collapse of Simon Widdowson last month, according to the firm’s administrator Begbies Traynor.
Leicester freight transport business AM Widdowson & Son has gone into administration.
A substantial fire and a significantly loss-making contract were two of the main causes behind the administration of Lincolnshire waste haulage firm Mid-UK Recycling (MUK), according to PWC.