List of UK businesses entering administration during the 2008–09 financial crisis

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This is a list of UK businesses entering administration during the 2008–09 financial crisis.

UK insolvent businesses[edit]

LSE listed companies that entered administration, by date, due to the impacts of the post-summer-2007 credit crunch and/or the late 2000s recession.

Company Date Administrators Branch Closures Job Losses Further Information Source Outcome
Principles 02/03/09 Deloitte[1] BBC News[2]
Viyella 07/01/09 Poppleton & Appleby[3] BBC News[2]
Waterford Wedgwood 5/1/2008 Deloitte 367 BBC News[4]
Morgan 31/12/2008 KPMG[5] Daily Mail[6]
USC 29/12/2008 PKF Google Associated Press[7]
Adams Childrenswear 28/12/2008 PricewaterhouseCoopers[8] BBC News[9]
Zavvi 24/12/2008 Ernst & Young[10] 22 178 BBC News[11] The Business Desk[12]
Whittard of Chelsea 23/12/2008 Ernst & Young ITN[13] Sold to private equity company Epic
The Officers Club 23/12/2008 PricewaterhouseCoopers BBC News[14] 118 of the chain's 150 stores were sold, others closed
The Pier 4/12/2008 Mazars BBC News[15]
MFI Group 26/11/2008 Menzies Corporate Restructuring 111[16] 1400[16] BBC News[17][18]
Woolworths 26/11/2008 Deloitte 815 30,000 circa Guardian[19] Stores all closed by 6 January 2009
Rosebys 25/09/2008 KPMG Telegraph[20]
XL Leisure 12/09/2008 Kroll[21] BBC News[22]
Wrapit 04/09/2008 KPMG[23] 278 1256 WalesOnline[24]
Silverjet 30/05/2008 Begbies Traynor BBC News[25]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Business | Mosaic firms into administration". BBC News. 2009-03-02. Retrieved 2012-12-09.
  2. ^ a b "BBC News". BBC News. 2009-01-07. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  3. ^ Julia Kollewe (2009-01-07). "Clothing chain Viyella falls into administration | Business | guardian.co.uk". London: Guardian. Retrieved 2012-12-09.
  4. ^ "BBC". BBC News. 2009-01-05. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  5. ^ Mark Tran (2006-06-29). "Morgan goes into administration | Business | guardian.co.uk". London: Guardian. Retrieved 2012-12-09.
  6. ^ Ian Sparks (2008-12-31). "Daily Mail". London: Daily Mail. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  7. ^ Associated Press[dead link]
  8. ^ The Independent. London https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/850-jobs-axed-at-adams-chain-1226820.html. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ "BBC". BBC News. 2008-12-28. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  10. ^ Macnamara, Kelly (2008-12-24). "Zavvi calls in the administrators - Business News - Business". London: The Independent. Retrieved 2012-12-09.
  11. ^ "BBC". BBC News. 2008-12-24. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  12. ^ "The Business Desk". The Business Desk. 2009-01-08. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  13. ^ ITN[dead link]
  14. ^ "BBC". BBC News. 2008-12-23. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  15. ^ "BBC". BBC News. 2008-12-04. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  16. ^ a b "Business | Furniture chain MFI closes down". BBC News. 2008-12-19. Retrieved 2012-12-09.
  17. ^ "BBC". BBC News. 2008-11-26. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  18. ^ TimesOnline TimesOnline
  19. ^ Julia Finch, City editor, and Chris Tryhorn (2008-11-26). "Guardian". London: Guardian. Retrieved 2013-07-24.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  20. ^ Hall, James (2008-09-26). "Telegraph". London: Telegraph. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  21. ^ "Number one for news, opinion, sport & celebrity gossip". Birmingham Post. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  22. ^ "BBC". BBC News. 2008-09-12. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  23. ^ Hilary Osborne (2008-08-04). "Wrapit placed into administration | Money | guardian.co.uk". London: Guardian. Retrieved 2012-12-09.
  24. ^ "Walesonline". Walesonline. 2009-01-02. Retrieved 2013-07-24.
  25. ^ "BBC". BBC News. 2008-05-30. Retrieved 2013-07-24.