Posts Categorized: Services

Losing Control……

Share valuation is an important factor when calculating taxation liabilities. Trevor Slack argues against control premiums when valuing shares and businesses. As published on 16 January 2019 in Taxation https://www.taxation.co.uk/Articles/2019-01-15-339098-control-premiums-when-valuing-business-and-shareholdings  The use and misuse of control premiums in fiscal valuations was covered deftly in Andrew Strickland’s article, ‘Time to change the music’ (see Taxation, 30…

Insolvency in the Restaurant Industry

We are receiving a growing number of enquiries from restaurant owners with concerns about the solvency of their businesses. Alongside the high profile closures and restructuring of groups likes Jamie’s Italian, Prezzo and Byron are thousands of individual restaurant business facing similar problems albeit on a smaller scale.  For many owners the overheads that looked…

Griffins appointed to Stadia Trustees Limited

Stephen Hunt of Griffins has been appointed Liquidator to investigate the causes of the insolvency of Stadia. The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) estimates that claims against the collapsed SIPP provider Stadia Trustees could be as high as £41 million. A Financial Services Authority inspection in 2011 highlighted problems at Stadia that eventually caused the…

Trevor Slack Joins Griffins as a Forensics Partner

Griffins is delighted to announce that Trevor Slack has joined the firm to become the new head of forensics. Trevor is a valuation expert and forensic accountant with over 20 years’ experience that now focuses on litigation support, valuation and international arbitration. Trevor’s extensive experience covers almost every aspect of forensics and valuation in almost…