DIRECTORS COMPLUSORY INTERVIEW

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If your company was made the subject of a winding up order by the court (compulsory liquidation) the Insolvency Service will contact the directors directly. An investigating examiner from the Insolvency Service acting on behalf of the official receiver will summon you to conduct a compulsory interview at the Insolvency Service. The examination is detailed, exhaustive, robust and investigative. Your conduct as a director will be subject to rigorous scrutiny. This includes your management, promotion and financial administration of the company and the use of its property.

Following the interview by the investigating examiner and further to post interview enquiries a report will be compiled on your conduct as director and the reasons for the company's failure. This report is then submitted to the Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS).

Company director disqualification proceedings may follow if the report's contents should raise serious issues about your conduct as director, especially if significant debts to HM Revenue & Customs remain outstanding. You could also be required by the Insolvency Service or by court order to return property (including monies) that you may have taken from the company, prior to its demise or even make a significant financial contribution into the estate of the liquidated company for the benefit of the creditors.

There are so many acute issues to consider which you probably are not aware of and these will need to be professionally attended prior your interview with the Insolvency Service.

We will advise you on all the acute matters that require attention so as to limit any adverse consequence against you such as personal liability claims and directors disqualification proceedings or even worse.

It is the duty of the investigating examiner and the official receiver to act solely in the interest of the company's creditors which means they are unable to give you advice that is in your best interest.

Contact us now for free advice on how best to approach the interview and how we can help- 0207 504 1300

 

For confidential advice contact us on 020 7504 1300

Insolvency & Law Ltd
+44 20 7504 1300
78 York Street London W1H 1DP
info @ insolvencyandlaw.co.uk

Winding up Petition

Insolvency & Law advises client on a Winding up Petition to a debtor company

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Petition Debt Paid £14,442

Print Run has used the services of Insolvency and Law on two occasions in the last year. Initially the whole process of issuing a winding up petition appears to be daunting, especially for a small fish in a big sea when taking on large companies, but Peter Murray and his team made the job easy and totally seamless.

- RICHARD MILLIKEN-SMITH

Petition Debt Paid £26,717

We were owed £26,717 by one of our customers and our credit control efforts, which had included a County Court Summons, were exhausted so we looked for third party assistance and came across Insolvency & Law on the internet. After a first conversation with Peter Murray I was left feeling confident that there was indeed hope through the debt recovery services provided by I&L.

- PETER STEPHENS - CHAIRMAN

Petition Debt Paid £41,767

I&L recovered the full amount of the invoice and all my costs in issuing the Winding up Petition including the cost of the barrister Peter appointed who did an excellent job when my case went to the Companies Court.

- NICK THOMPSON - MANAGING DIRECTOR