Paul Bisping

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A Cumbria-based food producer and family business has entered administrators after ceasing trading earlier this month, as increased competitive pressures continue to hit the food and beverage manufacturing sector. [more]
Electronics retailer Maplin is reportedly in crisis talks with a number of potential buyers as its owners sound out a range of options to secure the future of the company. [more]
Four hotels in the South West of England have been put up for sale after their owner was forced into administration earlier this year. [more]
A management buy-out (MBO) at Birmingham-headquartered manufacturer Tesla UK could see the company launch to new heights, its new management team has suggested. [more]
Thomson Reuters is in advanced talks regarding the sale of a 55 per cent stake in the Financial and Risk division of its business to US private equity firm Blackstone. [more]
A manufacturing firm in West Yorkshire has successfully undergone a management buy-out (MBO) after securing backing from several different organisations, including the government’s Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPI [more]
A Falkirk firm that specialises in wood processing has entered administration on the back of a 74-year trading history, with 89 jobs expected to be lost. [more]
MVS Group, the mechanical and engineering specialist, have appointed administrators just seven months after the company tried to expand into the North West by opening a Manchester office. [more]
Travel company Minoan is weighing up plans to sell its Scottish business in a deal that could be worth £1.3 million, requiring extra funds to pay off a corporate [more]
The owners of high-end car manufacturer Aston Martin have called in outside help to advise them over a potential sale - either to private owners or on the stock market. [more]
One of the UK’s most recognised high street brands is facing bankruptcy over a climbing deficit in its company pension fund, it has been widely report [more]
Four Seasons Health Care, the second largest care home operator in the UK, has struck a last-ditch deal with its major creditor in an attempt to avoid administration. [more]
An online music business platform has entered administration just over a year after the company secured funding from Creative England to prepare for its launch into the marketplace. [more]
CH&Co Group, a hospitality caterer, have merged with events catering and services company Concerto Gr [more]
A company that makes and sells luxury furniture is hoping to sell up after difficult trading conditions forced the Norfolk-based firm into administration. [more]
One of Oxfordshire's oldest building firms has gone into administration at the cost of more than 80 [more]
An engineering business based in Derbyshire is hoping to sell off a range of railway and train-related assets, after it ceased trading earlier this year. [more]
A Belfast-based company that carries out trials on new drugs has gone into administration, risking jobs for around 50 of its employees. [more]
A company that specialises in internet and IT services for organisations in the education sector has gone into administration, according to reports, with nine jobs hanging in the balance. [more]
A healthcare provider will close many of its retail locations across the UK while bundling up its independent living business for a sale, the firm’s management confirmed this w [more]

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