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Using Funds from a Bounce Back Loan for Crypto Trading Lands Sole Trader with a Six Year Bankruptcy Restrictions Order

One recurring explanation given for hitting LTD Company Directors with a long disqualification or a Sole Trader with a  long Bankruptcy Restrictions Order when they wind up their business and a Bounce Back Loan was secured for that business is that the loan was “not used to provide economic benefit to the business”. It is true to say that currently the majority of businesses that are being wound up that have a BBL […]

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Three Company Directors Hit With 6 Year Disqualifications When Winding Up Their Companies for Using Funds From 2 Santander BBLs Worth £23k and £29k and a Lloyds Bank BBL Worth £25k For Personal Benefit

Energy guzzling businesses are now being promised some form of Government backed loan to help them survive over the Winter, whether any additional help for SMEs will be forthcoming regarding BBLs or even a new loan scheme, we should know on the 27th of this month, but don’t hold your breath. Today I bring you news of three more LTD Company Directors all hit with a 6 year disqualifications for using funds from their BBLs for personal benefit.   […]

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Company Director Gets a 9 Year Disqualification Upon Winding Up Business for Obtaining a Starling Bank BBL Worth £25k and a £25k Top Up When It is Revealed His Turnover for 2019 Was Zero and He Used BBL Funds for Personal Benefit

It will be later this month on the 27th of October that Rishi Sunak will give his Autumn Budget and it will be then we will know if any changes to the BBL scheme will be made, just in time to help those who took the6 month repayment holiday PAYG BBL option. Today I bring you the story of another Company Director hit with a 9 year disqualification related to a Bounce Back Loan. […]

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Over-Egged Turnover, Claiming Business Was Not in Difficulty When Applying for a Barclays BBL When it Was and Using the BBL for Personal Benefit Lands Company Director with a 9 Year Disqualification

There are many reasons why a Company Director could be slapped with a long disqualification when winding up their company, and they will if a Bounce Back Loan is involved and the Insolvency Service can prove wrongdoing with that loan, and here is the story of one Director slapped with a 9 year ban for several such wrongdoings. […]

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5 Year BRO for Indian Takeaway Owner Who Transferred a £50k BBL to a Family Member for No Apparent Reason – 8 Year BRO For Man Who Secured a £50K BBL for a Partnership That Had Ceased Treading Before the BBL Scheme Launched – Co-Directors Hit with a 7 Year Disqualification

A mix of Ltd Company Directors, Sole Traders and even those who do not own a business but who obtained a Bounce Back Loan are winding up their businesses or declaring bankruptcy and are being hit with disqualifications or BRO’s if the Insolvency Service determines skulduggery regarding […]

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7 Year Disqualification for failing to Maintain and/or Preserve Accounting Records Making it Impossible For the Insolvency Service to Verify if a Grant and Lloyds Bank BBL Were Used for Benefit of Company or if Turnover Was High Enough to Warrant a £20k BBL

As furlough comes to an end, it is sad to see the Government update their website today regarding their “Guide to Bankruptcy”, an indication of how things have progressed for many people over the last 18 months or so. Another Company Director faces a 7 year ban, this time for failing to keep accounting records to help the Insolvency Service determine where a Government Grant and Bounce Back Loan went. […]

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Insolvency Service Unable to Determine if a Starling Bank BBL Was Obtained Legitimately and Why Company Was Not Registered for VAT Given Director Applied for a £50K BBL Requiring a Minimum £200k Turnover – Upshot 7 Year Disqualification

Due to not keeping/preserving adequate accounting records has resulted in a Company Director being disqualified for 7 years, mainly due to the fact the Insolvency Service could not work out if a Starling Bank BBL was used for the benefit of the company, and they question why the company was not registered for VAT when a £50k BBL was obtained, with the turnover for that value loan having to be at least £200k. […]

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Company Director Used a Lloyd’s Bank Bounce Back Loan to “Sustain Daily Living Costs” and Insolvency Service Disqualify Him for 6 Years Upon Liquidation of the Company

As we rattle through the months, I am seeing more and more Company Directors being hit with long disqualifications when winding up their companies when a Bounce Back Loan is involved when the Insolvency Service discover the funds from that loan were used for personal benefit and not the benefit of the business, here is another one, this time regarding a Lloyds Bank BBL. […]

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Company Director Applied for a Bounce Back Loan Top Up and Made Payments Benefiting Himself When He Should Have Known His Business Was Insolvent and Gets Hit With a 6 Year Disqualification

Today I present to you another first, that being the story of  a Company Director who got a 6 year disqualification for applying for a BBL Top Up (as opposed to just a BBL) and according to the Insolvency Service used it for personal benefit when he should have known or did know his business was insolvent. […]