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North London chartered accountant banned from directorships for five years for failing to pay tax

17 March 2014 17:14

David Lowe, director of DPL Business Services Limited (‘DPL’), based in North London, has been disqualified from acting as a company director for five years for failing to make sure the company paid its tax liabilities.

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Court closes bogus green investment company

14 March 2014 11:45

Greenwave Bio Ltd (“Greenwave”), a company that misled investors by claiming to sell bio-fuel technologies and promising an 800 per cent return on investment, was wound up on public interest grounds in the High Court on 24 February 2014.

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Diamonds are forever awaited by investors

03 February 2014 14:20

A London-based company that sold coloured diamonds to the public as investment but did not deliver them was ordered into liquidation on 29 January on grounds of public interest following an investigation by the Insolvency Service.

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Rare earth metals companies placed into provisional liquidation

23 January 2014 10:00

Three companies involved in the supply of rare earth elements to the public were placed into provisional liquidation on 20 December 2013, following an investigation by the Insolvency Service.

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Reforms to cut insolvency red tape unveiled

23 January 2014 09:42

A number of measures that will reduce the cost of insolvency procedures and benefit creditors by £30 million a year, have been announced by Business Minister Jenny Willott today.

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Insolvency Service shuts down I-Sleep Ltd furniture retailer and franchises

09 January 2014 14:15

A group of five companies that sold household furniture across the UK under the I-Sleep Ltd (I-Sleep) umbrella were wound-up in the public interest on 8 January 2014 for selling goods of low quality, or failing to supply goods already paid for, following an investigation by the Insolvency Service.

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22-year ban for husband & wife for providing false statements to the taxman

30 December 2013 12:45

Michael James Nicholas Baker and Querida Marguerita Baker, husband and wife directors of IT employment agency ExecuIT Ltd, have been disqualified from being directors for 11 years each for submitting false returns to the taxman.

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High court orders three carbon credit companies into liquidation

23 December 2013 14:45

Three more connected companies in London that were involved in a £3.2 million scam selling carbon credits to investors at inflated prices were ordered into liquidation by the High Court in the public interest on 18 December 2013 following an investigation by the Insolvency Service.

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Provisional liquidator appointed for Bordeaux Fine Wines Limited

23 December 2013 14:05

Bordeaux Fine Wines Ltd (“BFW”), a company that sold wine to investors, was put into provisional liquidation by the High Court in the public interest on 19 December 2013, following an investigation by the Insolvency Service.

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Directors banned for 14 years for tax neglect and disposing of assets

23 December 2013 14:00

Three company directors of Shalam UK Ltd (‘Shalam UK') have been disqualified for a total of 14 years for neglecting the company’s tax affairs and allowing the transfer of £4.5m of assets to a connected company, to the detriment of creditors.

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