Receivership & administration

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PFI Group woes writ large in November’s most-read articles

The fallout from the challenges facing the PFI Group and the resulting impact on its various business dominated our listicle of November’s biggest news stories.

Kit up for sale includes an HP Latex R2000

Wahooti sells off equipment ahead of closure

Wide-format specialist Wahooti will be auctioning its plant in late November.

PFI Group forced to act over Signmaster

Workers at PFI Group subsidiary Signmaster have at last gained some clarity and have been told the business is going to administration.

Workers left in limbo at PFI subsidiary

Another PFI Group company has gone into administration, while the trading status of a separate subsidiary is unclear.

Service Graphics buys Cestrian Imaging

Service Graphics has snapped up the trade and assets of Cestrian Imaging, which had been part of the troubled PFI Group.

Sign Plus employed 21 staff located in Dalgety Bay. Image: Google Maps

PFI Group puts three Scottish sign ops into administration

Administrators have been appointed at acquisitive PFI Group’s Sign Plus business and its divisions Lofthus Signs and Jasmine.

McMurray: leading the improvement program being delivered by the new SLT

Employment tribunal finds in favour of former Futurama directors

Five former employees of PFI Group subsidiary Futurama have been awarded nearly £120,000 in total after a judge found they had been unfairly or wrongfully dismissed.

Warwick Printing Company factory remains unsold. Image: EHB Reeves Commercial

Warwick’s main asset still unsold           

Warwick Printing Company’s former factory remains stubbornly unsold, despite a massive reduction in the asking price.

PPL's Webmaster UV press is open to bids higher than £10,000

Closed label company's kit auctioned off

More than 340 items from Pharmaceutical Packaging Leeds (PPL) have gone up for sale in an online auction, following the firm’s administration in July.

Administrators at Wessex Labels expect to put the company into liquidation around the start of 2024. Image: Google Maps

Wessex Labels set for liquidation

Food packaging specialist Wessex Labels, which formerly employed around 20 staff, hit trouble during Covid and was placed into administration by its directors in July this year.