Record numbers taking out voluntary arrangements to cope with debts
Record numbers of Individual Voluntary Arrangements were taken out last year by people struggling with debt, according to new Government figures
31 January 2020
BHS to file for administration: what it means for you
British shopping institution and high street retail giant BHS is to call in administrators today
25 April 2016
Bankruptcies down almost 20% during past year
The number of people going bankrupt has fallen to a 15-year low in England and Wales, according to official figures
29 October 2014
Former Farepak customer? £1m has yet to be cashed in
More than 11,000 former Farepak customers are yet to collect their share of a £1 million victim pot
7 October 2014
Ovivo closure: MSE reports mobile firm to authorities
MoneySavingExpert.com has reported mobile firm Ovivo to the authorities after its sudden closure last month
15 April 2014
Hbos blamed for Farepak failure
A companies watchdog has abandoned a bid to penalise directors of the Christmas savings business
22 June 2012
Record number declared insolvent
5 February 2010
Personal insolvencies hit record high
6 November 2009
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22 February 2024A penalty paid by first-time buyers accessing savings in Lifetime ISAs (LISAs) when buying homes above the scheme's £450,000 property price limit could be scrapped by the Chancellor in his Spring Budget, it's been reported.
22 February 2024Cosmetics retailer The Body Shop has fallen into administration, with almost half of its 198 stores closing – including seven on Tuesday 27 February – and hundreds of workers facing redundancy. Below we round up all you need to know.
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