FORS Gold member and tipper haulier PJ Brown (Construction) went into administration owing £6.5m to creditors, an administrator’s report has revealed. The Crawley-based firm was tipped over the edge by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, which saw construction sites in lockdown from March. The report, by joint administrators Nicholas Cusack and David Perkins of Parker Andrews and Andrew Andronikou of Quantuma, said the company reached peak performance in 2017 achieving £1.3m in profits. However, by the end of 2018 […]
Sir Peter Hendy, commissioner at TfL, opened the fourth meeting of the Construction Logistics and Cycle Safety (Clocs) initiative with an admission: “I did not expect this activity to grow as quickly as it has.” He added later in his keynote speech: “You all work on relatively thin margins but you’re bursting with ideas about how to make things safer.”
Simpsons Logistics transferred 70 employees to another company when HMRC attempted to wind it up and agreements with APC Overnight and The Pallet Express (TPN) were cancelled, according to administrators.
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