Ill health, Covid and and driver shortage tip haulier J&J Ashcroft into administration


Lancashire haulage and stone merchants company J&J Ashcroft has gone into administration after battling with ill health and the the impact of the Covid pandemic and the driver shortage. David Acland and Lila Thomas of FRP Advisory have been appointed as joint administrators to the family firm, which was founded in 1935. Jim Ashcroft, managing director of J&J Ashcroft, whose grandfather founded the company said: “We are, as you can imagine, incredibly upset that we have had to take this […]