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Am I Liable or Not?

Can a director be held personally liable for company debt? The knee-jerk response to the above is, “No, that is what limited liability means.”  Indeed, the only obvious exceptions would be where a director has given a personal guarantee or, when a director is the named contracting party, which does happen occasionally, especially where leasehold […]

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A Business Adviser? Come to our free seminar on Personal Liability

To be held at Kettering Park Hotel on May 13th. Looking at the hot topics that could affect you and your clients including Re-use of prohibitive name HMRC hot potatoes Dividends The Warning Signs Plus we are looking to cover topics arising from The Budget RSVP: lisaparker@pbcbusinessrecovery.co.uk   DUE TO THE COVID-19 CRISIS THE SEMINAR […]

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Legal Claims Against Directors following Liquidation – What you need to know. – Guest blog post from Steven Mather Solicitor

This is a guest blog post from Steven Mather Solicitor – The Right Lawyer for You and Your Business™   Firstly, thanks to Gary and Jamie and everyone at PBC for inviting me to guest blog on their website. I’ve worked with them a number of times and I’m impressed by how well they know […]

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Close companies: Loans to participators: Members Voluntary Liquidations (MVL)

Close companies: Loans to participators: Members Voluntary Liquidations (MVL) These are solvent liquidations. From the date of the liquidation the shareholders are entitled to receive the value of the net assets of the company (i.e the company owes them the relevant value). At the same time the shareholders owe the company the amount of their […]

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How the FCA are supporting consumers with credit card debt

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-51358643

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Mediation – Listen to their story

  I want to tell you my story Hands up if you have been in an argument.  What usually happens?  They raise their voice so you raise yours and so on until it becomes a shouting match and the cause of the debate gets pushed aside while other issues come to the fore.  Sound familiar? […]

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PBC Festive Season Closing

The staff of PBC Business Insolvency & Recovery Ltd would like to thank you and your continued support in 2019 and would like to take this opportunity to wish you a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Our offices will be closed at 12.00pm on Tuesday 24th December 2019 and re-open at 9.00am on […]

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A squeeze on tax avoidance

Someone once told me, “I enjoy paying tax because, if I am paying tax then I must be earning money”. In fairness, most people would agree with the above.  Unfortunately, there has been a long-running battle for HM Revenue & Customs in catching up with those who see it differently. The Government are planning to […]

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Golf Day Raises £2051 for Charity

At PBC we are delighted that our Golf Day held in September raised a fantastic £2051 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities. Together with other events we have been able to donate £3761 to such a great charity this year.

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Supporting Northamptonshire Health Charity

Excellent weather for Golf. Glad to have supported Northamptonshire Health Charity on their golf day at Northampton Golf Club.

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SME Northamptonshire Business Awards 2019

Excellent evening celebrating the success of Businesses across Northamptonshire. PBC were delighted to have sponsored the Best New Business Award Congratulations to the winners Breast Friends Special mention to the runner up Kompak and the other finalists AJS Express Parcels Limited Alliance Mortgages Ltd Build & Bake Ltd Datasense Consulting Ltd

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PBC Golf Day – in aid of Ronald McDonald Charity Houses

What a glorious day to hold a Golf Day. The sun was shining, Overstone Golf Club was in excellent condition and the event was supported by a great bunch of local Businesses and Professionals. PBC with the support of Overstone Golf Club hosted 12 teams of mixed ability golfers. Scoring was good with a number […]

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TAX AVOIDANCE

A squeeze on tax avoidance Someone once told me, “I enjoy paying tax because, if I am paying tax then I must be earning money”. In fairness, most people would agree with the above. Unfortunately, there has been a long-running battle for HM Revenue & Customs in catching up with those who see it differently. […]

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DIRECTORS DISQUALIFICATION – COMMON GROUNDS

The meaning of substantial I am sure most directors are proud the first time you order business cards (with your title as director). Expanding as you employ staff. But do you know the duties and responsibilities of being a director? Do you consider you are a responsible director? Hopefully, your answers are, “Yes” and “Yes, […]

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Alternative Dispute Resolution – The cost of disagreement

  How many readers can remember the Monty Python sketch where a client wants an argument?  The provider says that will cost £10.  The client pays the fee only for the provider to say that will cost £10 please.  Enraged, the client says he had just paid only for the provider to deny receipt and […]

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Hack it and Whack It

Despite the rain the Hack it and Whack it event went ahead. A mixture of 40 golfers and non-golfers lined up at Brampton Heath Golf Club to test their skills on the driving range and the putting green. Not sure whether we unearthed the next Tiger Woods or Charley Hull but a good time was […]

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Tax efficient or tax avoidance?

As a director you are probably advised to pay yourself a nominal salary with the balance of your remuneration package being paid by way of dividend.  This is perfectly sensible.  It reduces the tax burden and improves cash flow.  However, what happens if you draw dividends when there are insufficient reserves? There has been a […]

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HACK IT AND WHACK IT

HACK IT AND WHACK IT Calling all those who believe networking is good for business. This is a networking event for BOTH golfers and non-golfers. Date: Thursday 13 June Venue: Brampton Heath Golf Club, Sandy Lane, Church Brampton, Northampton, NN6 8AX Timings: Arrival from 12:30p.m. Buffet Lunch at 1:00p.m. In the afternoon we will split […]

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CHARITY QUIZ A GREAT SUCCESS

CHARITY QUIZ A GREAT SUCCESS Greens’ Restaurant was filled with the sound of brains whirring as thirteen teams did battle at PBC’s charity quiz in aid of Ronald McDonald House at Alder Hey. The winners were Cottons (below), with a score of 133 out of a possible 150, with Clifford Roberts taking second place only […]

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How secure is your company?

How secure is your company? A few years ago I asked an audience, “How many of you are self-employed?”  I followed that by then asking, “How many of you set up in business and planned to fail?” The fact remains we do not set up a business with a view it will fail sometime in […]

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PBC Moves into Bedford

  Insolvency practice moves into Bedford. PBC Business Recovery & Insolvency have announced opening their new office in Priory Business Park, Bedford with effect from 1 March 2019. Highly regarded, PBC provide professional advice and services across both personal and corporate insolvency, whether that is for the client directly or where the client has an […]

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PBC Charity Quiz 2019

We are holding our 2nd Charity Quiz in aid of Ronald McDonald House Charities on Thursday 28th March 2019. Come and have some fun as well as raising  money for a great charity. Details and acceptance form. PBC Charity Quiz 2019

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