News: 2010 - written by Hanna Sharpe

One of the largest bingo operators in the north has announced that it is considering breaking the business up in 2011. [more]
Outsourcing firm Mailcom (UK) Ltd has entered administration for the second time this year, with insolvency specialist FRP Advisory acting as administrator. According to industry sources, Mailcom (UK) had lost a major contract with Sa [more]
Harley-Davidson dealer Dockgate 20 Motorcycles Ltd has called in business rescue experts David Rubin & Partners LLP after it decided not to renew its franchise agreements, due to expire on December [more]
Network-based provider of end-to-end managed services, Redstone Plc, has sold off its security division in a management buy-out deal, led by the managing director. [more]
A hotdog manufacturer based in Malton has fallen into administration following a funding gap linked to its pension scheme. [more]
Accounting firm KPMG has been called in to act as administrator for Powerfuel, the owner of Hatfield Colliery. [more]
Ma Cuisine in Twickenham – the first restaurant in a small French cuisine chain in South West London - is being sold as a leasehold interest with rent of £34,00 [more]
A provider of communications services has acquired a firm within the same industry in a bid to increase its market share. [more]
Following the administration of its owner, an Antrim-base shopping centre has been sold. [more]
A five storey Georgian hotel in Brighton has been put on the market after its reality TV star owners Chris Edwardes and Amanda Blanch closed the business just a few weeks earlier. [more]
A Clitheroe-based textile company is planning on using its purchase of a distressed Dorset fabric producer to expand into international export and distribution opportunities. [more]
A leading commercial van rental firm based in Glasgow has fallen into administration. [more]
The largest marketing agency in Newcastle has gone into administration, just nine months after being bought by a US-based firm. [more]
A Torquay hotel development site has been put onto the market following the administration of its developers. [more]
The success enjoyed by a Durham-based entrepreneur has proven that there are ways and means to overcome the commercial property downturn. [more]
A Staffordshire-based property company has filed for administration following serious financial difficulties. [more]
Manchester's Trafford Centre is on the verge of being sold by property giant Peel Group in a deal worth £750 [more]
Thirty jobs have been lost following the administration of a Clevedon-based construction company, which is now up for sale. [more]
Following its administration earlier this year, the assets belonging to commercial property owner Targetfollow are being marketed for sale. [more]
Unilever has been instructed to sell its Sanex business in order to win the European Commission’s approval for its Sara Lee purchase last y [more]