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Loophole closed: Law passed to crack down on director misconduct

Government & Industry
Loophole closed: Law passed to crack down on director misconduct

02 February 2022

The Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Act, which received Royal Assent in December 2021 gives the Insolvency Service a significant new power to investigate former directors of dissolved companies where it believes these directors are responsible for wrongdoing.

 

R3's parliamentary engagement in 2021 (video)

Government & Industry
R3's parliamentary engagement in 2021 (video)

07 January 2022

R3's parliamentary engagement led to the profession's views being raised over 20 times during debates in both the House of Commons and House of Lords, with the key mentions included in the video within this post. 

Amendment tabled, rebuttal encouraged: Peers speak on the profession’s behalf

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Amendment tabled, rebuttal encouraged: Peers speak on the profession’s behalf

26 November 2021

This month, the Rating (Coronavirus) and Directors Disqualification (Dissolved Companies) Bill continued its journey through parliament with a Committee Stage debate in the House of Lords.

PPP Update: October 2021

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PPP Update: October 2021

15 November 2021

 

R3's Press, Policy and Public Affairs Team has had a busy October, with the Autumn Budget announcement, quarterly statistics, and a variety of policy debates, as well as continuing to give the profession a voice on key issues in the media...

 

PPP Update: September 2021

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PPP Update: September 2021

14 October 2021

A new policy announcement, a Budget submission, a roundtable event and an All-Party Parliamentary Group report on insolvency regulation – as well as continued increased media interest in the profession and its work – made September a busy month for R3’s Press, Policy and Public Affairs Team…

 

What happens when an energy supplier becomes insolvent?

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What happens when an energy supplier becomes insolvent?

13 October 2021

Warnings of an ‘energy crisis’ have dominated media headlines recently, with surging wholesale energy prices leading to the failure of nearly ten energy providers in September, and others reporting signs of serious financial distress.

 

The Fair Business Banking APPG’s insolvency report: R3’s views

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The Fair Business Banking APPG’s insolvency report: R3’s views

22 September 2021

This blog post sets out R3’s response to the APPG’s report and recommendations – including those that could help to make a positive difference to the current framework – while also highlighting some of the areas where we feel the report doesn’t get it right.

Press, Policy and Public Affairs Update: July

Government & Industry
Press, Policy and Public Affairs Update: July

06 August 2021

The final three weeks before the start of the parliamentary summer recess were busy ones for R3’s Press, Policy and Public Affairs Team, with a range of consultations, parliamentary appearances and briefings to deliver and prepare for – as well as continuing to give the profession a voice on key issues in the media…

 

What next for the COVID-19 financial support schemes?

Government & Industry
What next for the COVID-19 financial support schemes?

07 May 2021

As lockdown restrictions lift and the UK gradually returns to normality, many businesses will soon face a new challenge – repaying the Government-backed COVID-19 business loans that have helped to keep them afloat in recent months.

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