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AGENDA WEST Business News: they’re taking away the sofa – Harveys Furniture collapses plus news of a Scottish print management firm’s sudden end
By July 1, 2020 Read More →

AGENDA WEST Business News: they’re taking away the sofa – Harveys Furniture collapses plus news of a Scottish print management firm’s sudden end

Louise Rednapp famously promoted furniture from Harveys Furniture for House Beautiful Company Rescue has reported problems at Harveys Furniture. The firm said: “Harveys Furniture has gone into administration as it fails to find a buyer. 240 jobs have been immediately lost whilst 1,300 others are at risk.  Harveys’ sister chain, Bensons for Beds was also […]

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AGENDA WEST INSOLVENCY NEWS: swimwear firm goes bust; retailer New Look gives landlords an ultimatum; and a survey says 25% of furloughed staff will be made redundant
By June 30, 2020 Read More →

AGENDA WEST INSOLVENCY NEWS: swimwear firm goes bust; retailer New Look gives landlords an ultimatum; and a survey says 25% of furloughed staff will be made redundant

Seafolly have collapsed A 70% splash Australia’s largest swimwear brand Seafolly has gone into voluntary administration this week as it announced a massive 70% discount sale. Founded in 1979 the company’s products are available on line and in department stores and swimwear shops throughout the UK – and with shops down under and in the […]

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AGENDA WEST BUSINESS NEWS: Byron Burger could be the first collapsed company to use the new law that gives insolvent firms 20 days ‘breathing space’ to find a rescue plan
By June 30, 2020 Read More →

AGENDA WEST BUSINESS NEWS: Byron Burger could be the first collapsed company to use the new law that gives insolvent firms 20 days ‘breathing space’ to find a rescue plan

The long awaited reforms to the world of insolvency have been ushered in with the passing of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act. The new rules gained Royal Ascent on June 26th, after a protracted passage through parliament, not helped by the delays caused by Covid-19. Under the Act of Parliament new corporate restructuring tools […]

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Swans on the Levels
By June 29, 2020 Read More →

Swans on the Levels

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COMMENT: what the bunglers in Downing Street should have done to tackle the Covid 19 crisis (and a recession would have been avoided)
By June 29, 2020 Read More →

COMMENT: what the bunglers in Downing Street should have done to tackle the Covid 19 crisis (and a recession would have been avoided)

Since my last opinion piece on the damage ‘the airheads of Downing Street’ (as I called them – in the best traditions of sensationalist journalism in order to get attention) have done to the economy and business in general in their handling of the Covid-19 crisis I have received a lot of feedback. Mostly in […]

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AGENDA WEST INSOLVENCY NEWS: Monsoon and other fashion chain retailing troubles; Intu enters administration, Non-Standard ‘on the brink’; various CVAs and pre-packs; and more news of firms in trouble and who to avoid
By June 29, 2020 Read More →

AGENDA WEST INSOLVENCY NEWS: Monsoon and other fashion chain retailing troubles; Intu enters administration, Non-Standard ‘on the brink’; various CVAs and pre-packs; and more news of firms in trouble and who to avoid

Pic: Retailer Monsoon have been under pressure Latest ICSM Credit News: Monsoon and other retailing troubles; Intu enters administration, Non-Standard ‘on the brink’; various CVAs and pre-packs; and more news of firms in trouble and who to avoid Company Rescue have reported on research by accountants KPMG on under pressure UK firms with concerns raised […]

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CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE Book Review: The Curious incident of overwhelmed parents, broken marriages, problematic policemen and how to deal with a troubled autistic child in Mark Haddon’s classic novel that everyone should read
By June 28, 2020 Read More →

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE Book Review: The Curious incident of overwhelmed parents, broken marriages, problematic policemen and how to deal with a troubled autistic child in Mark Haddon’s classic novel that everyone should read

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE Book Review: The Curious incident of overwhelmed parents, broken marriages, problematic policemen and how to deal with a troubled autistic child in Mark Haddon’s classic novel that everyone should read It’s not easy raising a child with special needs. Relationships crack, families splinter and lives are changed as Mark Haddon’s 2003 fictional […]

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AGENDA WEST BUSINESS COMMENT: Business trashed, jobs lost, economy ruined, lives destroyed, 60,000+ dead: yes the Government’s handling of Covid 19 has been a balls up from the start
By June 25, 2020 Read More →

AGENDA WEST BUSINESS COMMENT: Business trashed, jobs lost, economy ruined, lives destroyed, 60,000+ dead: yes the Government’s handling of Covid 19 has been a balls up from the start

Business trashed, jobs lost, economy ruined, lives destroyed, 60,000+ dead: yes the Government’s handling of Covid 19 has been a balls up from the start For a so-called libertarian Tory Boris Johnson has turned Britain into a depressing, red-tape filled, job’s worth empowered, nanny state where the economy is trashed, the arts destroyed, jobs lost […]

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AGENDA WEST BUSINESS NEWS: Rent day for retailers; Go Outdoors bought back in pre-pack, The Print Show is pulled; UK businesses owed on average £148,917 pre-lockdown; plus, more updates…
By June 24, 2020 Read More →

AGENDA WEST BUSINESS NEWS: Rent day for retailers; Go Outdoors bought back in pre-pack, The Print Show is pulled; UK businesses owed on average £148,917 pre-lockdown; plus, more updates…

ICSM Credit News: Rent day for retailers; Go Outdoors bought back in pre-pack, The Print Show is pulled; UK businesses owed on average £148,917 pre-lockdown; plus, more updates… Rent day flop Today is rent day for many in the retail sector but their landlords will be lucky to get paid according to reports. Emma Simpson […]

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CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE: Cheltenham theatre joins forces with the performing arts industries in pressing the Government to support the arts as 400,000 jobs are at risk due to the Covid-19 crisis
By June 23, 2020 Read More →

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE: Cheltenham theatre joins forces with the performing arts industries in pressing the Government to support the arts as 400,000 jobs are at risk due to the Covid-19 crisis

THE EVERYMAN THEATRE JOINS UNITED INDUSTRY EFFORTS TO SAVE BRITISH THEATRE The Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham has joined other nationwide theatres, producers, noted industry professionals and industry governing bodies, UK Theatre and The Society of London Theatres, in urging the Government to support action designed to save our cultural institutions from ruin. Following reports by Oxford University, […]

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