Middlebrooks Business Recovery & Advice Now Authorised ACA Training Employer

Middlebrook’s Business Recovery & Advice is thrilled to announce its recent authorisation as an ACA Training Employer, effective February 7, 2024. This achievement marks a significant milestone for our firm and underscores our dedication to fostering learning and development within our organisation. Why It Matters The designation as an ACA Training Employer is a testament […]

Celebrating Megan Greig’s Meritorious Achievement in the CPI Exam

Megan Greig holding certificate with Merit

At Middlebrooks, we take immense pride in nurturing and celebrating the accomplishments of our team members. Today, we are thrilled to shine a spotlight on a remarkable achievement within our ranks. Our Senior Administrator, Megan Greig, has recently passed her Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency (CPI) exam with flying colours, earning the well-deserved distinction of […]

Raise Your Hand, Raise Your Profits

Raise your hand, raise your profits

Join us for the Raise Your Hand, Raise Your Profits UK-wide tour! Serial entrepreneur Brad Sugars has teamed up with award-winning author of They Ask, You Answer Marcus Sheridan for seven evenings of insight and discussion. Who Are the Speakers? Brad Sugars, a serial entrepreneur who has turned around hundreds of companies over the last […]

Update 01/09/22 – Lundin Links Hotel

Claire Middlebrook, Liquidator of Kapital Residential Ltd, is pleased to provide the  following update to the community of Lundin Links and the Greater Largo area.  Following on from commentary at the public meeting held on 29th August, at which  point the liquidator mentioned the legislative processes and negotiations with the  secured creditor, the liquidator is […]

Statement – Lundin Links Hotel

A fire broke out in Lundin Links Hotel, an asset currently owned by ‘Kapital Residential Ltd’, of whom Middlebrooks has been appointed liquidator. I am aware that the aftermath of the fire is causing large disruption to the residents and local community near the Hotel. It is my role to work with the various stakeholders […]

£16BN lost to fraud and error in COVID business support schemes

It is currently estimated that the UK Government has lost as much as £16Bn as a result of fraud and error across the emergency COVID-19 schemes such as Bounce Back Loans, Coronavirius Business Interruption Loan Schemes and Furlough to name the three best known. Latest figures show that the government loaned or guaranteed amounts reaching […]

Zombie Companies : The Walking Dead of Business

The support offered by the government in light of the pandemic has further deepened the divide between those companies who have prospered and those who have and are facing worries over their futures. In the former, are eCommerce businesses who have in the main flourished, these include digital communications and logistics given the enforced need […]

Timeline to Government’s Business Support Measures Wind-down

Over the coming weeks and months, business owners will have to carefully plan their debt obligations and cashflow needs as government support winds down, businesses must contribute to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and repayments for deferred tax liabilities and loans are required. March 2021 CLBILS, CBILS and BBLS close to new applicants. April 2021 […]

As A Business Owner, Can You Liquidate Your Company If You Have a Bounce Back Loan?

Thousands of small businesses due to start repaying Covid support loans could find themselves unable to make payments. Can you wind up your company if it already has a Bounce Back Loan? A new legislative measure preventing company directors from informally closing their business to avoid an investigation into director conduct, instead of entering a […]