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Liquidator Unable to Determine When a Company Started and Ceased Trading and Whether Turnover Was Correct or Over-Egged when Director Applied for a £48,750 BBL – Outcome Director Disqualified for 7 Years

The list of Company Directors being handed long disqualifications when winding up their companies is growing, and will no doubt continue to grow moving forward, much more so with the new Bill working its way through Parliament that aims to punish those winding up companies “dubiously” when there is a BBL involved. Here is another one I have come across which saw a Company Director being disqualified for 7 years. […]

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Businessman Applies for and Secures a Bounce Back Loan Worth a Tasty £30,000 But for a Company Not Trading, Then Liquidates Company and is Disqualified for 6 Years

I am now awash with the names and details of Company Directors that have been disqualified by the Insolvency Service for wrongdoing and each of them have a Bounce Back Loan related backstory. This one is regarding a businessman who bagged a BBL worth £30k at a time the Company had ceased trading and then liquidated the company with the BBL still being owed to the bank. […]

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Six Year Disqualification for Company Director That Used Just £617 of a £20,000 Bounce Back Loan on Business Expenditure and Paid Himself/Associates the Remainder

One day we will know the true scale and the cost of the Bounce Back Loan scheme regarding those who ripped it off, but until that day arrives here is another person that used their loan for personal benefit and not for the good of their business and has now been disqualified for 6 years. […]

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Another Person Disqualified for 6 Years This Time for Using Half of a £39,000 Bounce Back Loan for Personal Benefit Which He Applied for Three Days After Instructing Liquidators to Liquidate His Company

Whilst many of you have applied for your Bounce Back Loans perfectly legally and legitimately, plenty of business owners have not, and here is another example of someone that has just been disqualified for 6 years for applying for and securing a BBL days after instructing liquidators to wind up his business and using half of the loan for personal benefit and not the benefit of the business. […]

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Another Company Director Disqualified for Over-Egging Turnover and Not Supplying Proof That a Bounce Back Loan Was Used to Benefit His Business

The list of Company Directors given a slap by the Insolvency Service continues to grow and at pace, and today I am taking a look at another one who has just been disqualified for a whopping 11 years for over-egging his business turnover to bag a BBL whilst not being able to prove the funds were used to provide economic benefit to his business. The chap in question is […]

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The Second Reading of the Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill Takes Place This Week Aimed at Making it Easier to Investigate BBL “Skulduggery”

It is going to be a busy week with the main topic of conversation (apart from freedom day) being the second reading of the Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill that is due to hit the floor of the Commons on Tuesday morning. It has already been reported that there has been an explosion of over 740% of […]

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Government Set to Tackle Directors Who Have Inappropriately Wound-Up Companies That Have Benefited From Bounce Back Loans

Lots for you to read today, as the Government are now scrambling around like headless chickens in an attempt to do everything they can to stop or at least deter Directors winding up companies if they bagged a Bounce Back Loan, so grab a coffee and read on, and see what Kwasi Kwarteng and others are planning and are up to. Does it include MPs, Members of the House of Lords and Ex-PM’s? Take a Look.. […]