Unsecured creditors of Canute Haulage Group and its successor are set to be left almost £11m out of pocket after last year’s doubleheader of collapses. Following the operator’s pre-pack administration in May, unsecured creditors of the original business were left facing at a £5.3m shortfall. However, a newly published Statement of Proposals covering the resurrected business – Almtone trading as Canute Group – reveals that it racked up its own sizeable debts in the months before it succumbed days before […]
Canute Group, which is due to shut its doors this week (21 December), was unable to demonstrate financial standing, MT can now reveal.
Almtone-owned Canute Group has narrowly avoided being wound up by HMRC after the taxman raised a petition against it. This came as the amount the firm owed to creditors ballooned to more than £135,000.