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Forty jobs saved at Cwmbran food packaging business

Forty jobs saved at Cwmbran food packaging business Last updated: 15th Apr 2014 Forty jobs have been saved at a food packaging business in Cwmbran after the sale of Brown Bear Food’s trade and assets to Euro Foods. Brown Bear, which operated as a food packaging business from leased premises in Cwmbran, originally acquired the… Continue Reading

Co-operative Group employees implore regional boards to back Myners reforms

Co-operative Group employees implore regional boards to back Myners reforms Unite union, representing 1,200 Co-op retail staff, says opponents of restructuring are putting organisation at risk Rupert Neate | The Guardian, Tuesday 15 April 2014 A new front opened in the battle over the Co-operative Group‘s future when employees implored senior representatives within the organisation… Continue Reading

Shaw v Webb & Ors [2014] EWHC 1132 (Ch) (10 April 2014)

Shaw v Webb & Ors [2014] EWHC 1132 (Ch) (10 April 2014) Neutral Citation Number: [2014] EWHC 1132 (Ch) Claim No. 8161 of 2014 IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICECHANCERY DIVISIONBIRMINGHAM DISTRICT REGISTRY Civil Justice Centre33 Bull StreetBirminghamB4 6DS 10 April 2014 B e f o r e : HIS HONOUR JUDGE SIMON BARKER QC… Continue Reading

Financial crisis will not have long-term impact on UK growth, say economists

Financial crisis will not have long-term impact on UK growth, say economists Poll by the Centre for Macroeconomics found majority dismissed long-term impact but were divided over size of output gap Posted by Katie Allen | Tuesday 15 April 2014 Fears that the financial crisis will have a significant negative impact on long-term UK economic… Continue Reading

Punch Taverns brings in independent restructuring specialist

Punch Taverns brings in independent restructuring specialist Britain’s second biggest pubs group is believed to be inching its way towards a deal on its £2.3bn debt pile. By Nathalie Thomas, Leisure & Transport Correspondent | 13 Apr 2014 Punch Taverns, Britain’s second biggest pubs group, has brought in an independent corporate restructuring expert to aid… Continue Reading

More than 300 jobs saved by pre-pack deal

More than 300 jobs saved by pre-pack deal Last updated: 14th Apr 2014 | By Laurence Kilgannon More than 300 jobs have been safeguarded by a pre-pack acquisition of a Yorkshire bathmaker. Astracast, formerly known as Jacuzzi UK Group plc, had been burdened by a huge pension deficit prior to its acquisition by The HLD… Continue Reading

Dismay at Thoresby closure plans

Dismay at Thoresby closure plans Last updated: 14th Apr 2014 Nottinghamshire County Council leader has expressed “disappointment and dismay” at the closure plan for UK Coal’s Thoresby Colliery in Edwinstowe. Hundreds of years of coal-mining tradition in the county is set to end next year (2015) as the operator embarks on an 18-month ‘managed closure’… Continue Reading

Co-op Bank boss in line for £5.8m despite warnings of more losses

Co-op Bank boss in line for £5.8m despite warnings of more losses Stricken lender to claw back nearly £5m from former staff including Paul Flowers James Moore | Associate Business Editor | Saturday 12 April 2014 The Co-operative Bank will hold back nearly £5m in pay from former executives after it unveiled a £1.3bn loss… Continue Reading

Coniston Hotel (Kent) LLP, Re [2014] EWHC 397 (Ch) (30 January 2014)

Coniston Hotel (Kent) LLP, Re [2014] EWHC 397 (Ch) (30 January 2014) Neutral Citation Number: [2014] EWHC 397 (Ch) Claim No: No 5129 of 2010 IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICECHANCERY DIVISION Claim No: No 5129 of 2010Rolls Building, 110 Fetter Lane, London EC4 1NL 30 January 2014 B e f o r e :… Continue Reading

Holgate & Anor v Reid & Anor [2013] EWHC 4630 (Ch) (20 February 2013)

Holgate & Anor v Reid & Anor [2013] EWHC 4630 (Ch) (20 February 2013) Neutral Citation Number: [2013] EWHC 4630 (Ch) Claim No. 2148 of 2012 IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICECHANCERY DIVISIONMANCHESTER DISTRICT REGISTRY Manchester Civil Justice Centre1 Bridge Street WestManchester M60 9DJ 20th February 2013 B e f o r e : HIS… Continue Reading