Henderson Loggie Appointed Liquidator of Employ-E as HMRC Seeks 58 Million
Henderson Loggie Appointed Liquidator of Employ-E as HMRC Seeks £58 Million
Claire Middlebrook, an insolvency partner with accountants Henderson Loggie, has been appointed liquidator of Employ-E, an employment agency for temporary workers, at a creditors’ meeting held in Edinburgh.
Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has submitted a claim to the liquidator for £58 million in unpaid tax, and penalties deriving therefrom.
Employ-E is the second company owned by David Allen which has gone into liquidation in recent weeks. Claire Middlebrook was appointed as liquidator to Legitas Group Limited on May 29th.
Employ-E had up to 60,000 employees who were temporary workers it supplied to recruitment agencies throughout the UK for work in a very wide range of sectors. All the Employ-E employees were paid off prior to the appointment of Henderson Loggie.
Claire Middlebrook states: “My first step is to carry out an investigation into the position and workings of Employ-E with the aim of realising any assets it has for the benefit of the creditors.”