Rapid expansion and a change in the way invoices were generated were behind the failure of Slough-based Mark Priestley SDT, according to its administrator. In a report to creditors, SFP said that during 2017, turnover at the transport company more than doubled to £9m as it took on whole contract management work for a new customer. However, by the end of that year the directors realised “the correct foundations and employees were not held to complete the work” and it […]
Burdens, the civil engineering products and construction materials supplier, has been placed into administration. The company, which has 20 operating centres across the UK and an O-licence to run up 127 vehicles plus trailers, is in the hands of administrator Duff & Phelps. “We will continue to trade the company as a going concern whilst we continue discussions with those parties interested in acquiring some, or all of the remaining branches,” said administrator Philip Duffy. WTB Trading, the main trading […]
Harris Transport director George Harris has spoken of his heartbreak after the family firm established by his parents was forced into administration.
Southampton’s Harris Transport has closed its doors, with around 70 staff sent home last Friday (10 August).