Pre-Pack Saves 32 Jobs at High-Profile Chester Boujee Bar and Restaurant

Pre-Pack Saves 32 Jobs at High-Profile Chester Bar & Restaurant A Chester bar and restaurant described as ‘Instagram heaven’ has been sold in a pre-pack deal that will save the jobs of all 32 staff. The Chester Boujee Bar and Restaurant has been acquired by one of the founding directors. It follows the appointment today … Continued

Acquisition of tree surgery firm saves 210 jobs

Acquisition of tree surgery firm saves 210 jobs One of the UK’s leading tree surgery companies has been acquired from administration in a deal that has saved the jobs of all 210 staff. Hi-Line Contractors S.W. Ltd, which had offices in Exeter, Bristol, Cornwall, and London, has been acquired by RSK Group Ltd. Ben Barrett … Continued

Pre-pack saves 88 jobs at OEP Building Services

Pre-pack saves 88 jobs at bathroom pod manufacturer A pre-pack at a Lancaster-based modular construction company has saved the jobs of all 88 staff. OEP Building Services, whose pre-fabricated bathrooms and utility pods are regarded as the leaders in the market, had suffered cashflow problems due to the impact of Covid and a series of … Continued

Katie Armstrong

Katie is an Assistant Manager in Dow Schofield Watts Business Recovery LLP. Katie is a graduate of The University of Liverpool and holds a degree in Accounting and Finance. Katie, joined the Business Recovery team in July 2015 and has since gained a true insight into the world of insolvency and business recovery, working on … Continued

Millie Baker

Millie is a Senior Case Administrator in Dow Schofield Watts Business Recovery LLP. Millie has previous experience working in an insolvency firm based in Manchester where she specialised in Members Voluntary Liquidations. During this time, Millie gained an NVQ in Business and Administration and AAT Level 2 qualification. In June 2022, Millie completed the Certificate … Continued

Ben Barrett

Ben is one of the founding partners of Dow Schofield Watts Business Recovery LLP. Following graduation in geography and economics from Kings College in London, Ben joined Ernst and Young in London. In 1992 he moved to Coopers & Lybrand in Manchester and began to specialise in corporate recovery and insolvency. In 2002 Ben joined … Continued

Hannah Brown

Hannah joined DSW Business Recovery as Senior Insolvency Administrator in February 2023. Hannah started her insolvency career in the South West and relocated to the North West from Devon in 2021. She has experience in both corporate and personal insolvencies and has successfully completed her Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency. Away from the office, Hannah … Continued

John Carpenter

John is a partner in Dow Schofield Watts Business Recovery LLP. He has 20 years’ experience of working with owner managed businesses, and has specialised in business recovery and insolvency for the last 10 years. After graduating from the University of Sheffield and qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, John worked in general practice as a … Continued

Liam Comiskey

Liam has been an insolvency professional since 2008 and has experience working on large-scale cases across all sectors, in particular manufacturing, real estate and construction. Prior to joining Dow Schofield Watts, he was at RSM. Liam is AAT qualified and holds the ICAEW Certificate of Insolvency. During his career he has advised on all aspects … Continued

Tom Grummitt

Tom is a Partner, Director and Insolvency Practitioner at DSW Bridgewood Tom joined Bridgewood in 2020 and since then has taken several hundred appointments as Liquidator, Administrator, Trustee in Bankruptcy and IVA Nominee and Supervisor, whilst splitting his time between Manchester and Nottingham. He has dealt with individuals and businesses of all shapes and sizes, … Continued

Amanda Hamlin

Amanda joined in 2022 as the manager of the DSW Business Recovery team. Prior to this she worked in insolvency for in excess of 19 years, starting her career at the Official Receivers office, before moving into private practice and working at two boutique insolvency firms in her hometown of Bolton. During her time with … Continued

Lisa Moxon

Lisa is one of the founding partners of Dow Schofield Watts Business Recovery LLP. After graduating with a degree in Law from Liverpool John Moores University, she completed the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in Chester. In 2004, Lisa joined Unity Business Services, specialising in business recovery and insolvency. Unity Business Services … Continued

Andrew Smith

Andrew is a Partner, Director and Insolvency Practitioner at DSW Bridgewood Andrew joined Bridgewood in 2021 to take both corporate and personal insolvency appointments. Working on all types of insolvency cases, his day-to-day focus is assisting the team who manage cases and ensuring the appropriate investigations are conducted so creditors, and other stakeholders, can be … Continued

Robin Tarling

Robin is the Founder, Director and Lead Consultant at DSW Bridgewood. He has over 25 years of experience in the financial sector, including 14 years dealing with insolvency matters. Robin previously worked for corporates in financial services and telecoms, including Vodafone and Egg Bank, before setting up Bridgewood in 2010 with backing from external investors. … Continued