Sadness and anger after Bertrams goes into administration

Industry figures have spoken of their sadness at Bertrams' fall into administration on Friday (19th June), as well as anger over unpaid bills and unreturned stock.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 10:47:18 UTC ]
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Bertrams goes into administration

Bertrams is confirmed to have gone into administration as of this afternoon (19th June) and will be making company-wide redundancies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-19 04:18:29 UTC ]
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Administrator poised to take over at Bertrams

Accountancy and insolvency specialist Turpin Baker Armstrong will be appointed as the administrator of Bertrams Trading at the end of next week should a buyer for the firm not materialise. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Gardners reopens former Bertrams warehouse

Gardners has reopened the Norwich warehouse it obtained after acquiring the assets of Bertrams.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bertrams has just £600k to pay £25m debts, statement shows

The collapsed wholesaler Bertrams has just £600,000 to pay debts to publishers, a “statement of affairs” published on Companies House this week shows. The statement reveals 2,500 trade creditors are owed a total of £25m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Gardners to reopen Bertrams' Norwich warehouse

Gardners will reopen the Bertrams warehouse in Norwich after buying the assets of the stricken business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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