Inquesta News

Our first newsletter has been published, printed and posted to our contact database.

This is also available to be downloaded from the resources section of our website.

If you have not received a hardcopy in the post and would like one free of charge then please contact us.

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Withdrawal of Extra Statutory Concession ESC16

As you are no doubt aware the withdrawal of Extra Statutory Concession ESC16 took place on 1 March 2012.

Historically you would have required prior consent of HM Revenue & Customs in order to distribute the remaining funds to be treated as a capital receipt.

Any capital distribution in excess of £25,000 will require a formal winding up which can only be done by a licensed insolvency practitioner.

See worked example of the cost saving by doing a solvent liquidation

Please contact us to …

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Chance to Win £50 voucher

Since we have just launched inquesta.co.uk we are aiming to boost our online presence by reaching an initial target of 200 facebook likes.  Once we reach this target we will pick out 3 people at random (who have liked us in facebook) will each receive a voucher of £50 for the shop of their choice.

Click here or on the facebook logo on the right to navigate straight to our facebook page.

Best of luck

Rob & Steven

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Impact of budget cuts on confiscation proceedings

It’s been well publicised that the Government plans to cut £350m from the Legal Aid budget by 2015, the impact of which will be far reaching.

When a person has been convicted of a crime where they have gained a pecuniary advantage, the Crown is likely to proceed to confiscation under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA).

The intention is to deprive defendants of the benefit gained and to return this benefit to public funds.

The court must decide whether the defendant …

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Modern Warfare: The fight against financial crime

In an increasingly fragile economic environment, and due to a recent upsurge in reported fraud, corporate and personal reputations are potentially at stake more than ever before.

As the impact of fraud and accounting irregularities to a company can now run into millions, it is increasingly important to react quickly and appropriately in order to limit the impact, both financial and reputational, safeguard assets and improve the stakeholders’ chances of recovering their assets.

At Inquesta we offer a Director led independent investigation …

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