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A final pull of the plug? The most tax efficient way & time to close a business.

23 June 2020

A final pull of the plug? The most tax efficien...

Having completed his dissertation, my youngest son has been lucky enough to be taken on five days a …

New restructuring legislation every director should be aware of

22 May 2020

New restructuring legislation every director sh...

With traditional retail on its knees and hospitality and leisure in melt down, the Corporate Insolve…

French Duncan appointed as administrators of J B Bennett (Contracts) Limited

28 February 2020

French Duncan appointed as administrators of J...

Eileen Blackburn and Linda Barr of French Duncan LLP’s Restructuring and Debt Advisory practice have…

Scottish construction failure rate rises

28 June 2019

Scottish construction failure rate rises

The number of business failures in 2018 in the Scottish construction sector was the highest annual f…

More CVAs following Arcadia on the way as retail sector problems continue

14 June 2019

More CVAs following Arcadia on the way as retai...


There are likely to be many more Company Voluntary Arrangements (CVAs) for retailers following the r…

Scottish retail has highest ever quarter for insolvencies

03 May 2019

Scottish retail has highest ever quarter for in...


The Scottish retail sector had its highest ever quarter for insolvencies in the first three months o…

Administrators appointed to Big Data for Humans Ltd

29 April 2019

Administrators appointed to Big Data for Humans...

Eileen Blackburn and Brian Milne, of leading accountants and business advisers French Duncan LLP, ha…

Scottish corporate failures rose 33.9% in the first quarter

24 April 2019

Scottish corporate failures rose 33.9% in the f...


The number of Scottish firms failing in the first quarter of 2019 rose 33.9% compared to the last qu…

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