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This news news story looks at an 8 year director disqualification undertaking accepted by a director for not keeping proper accounting records and suppressing his business’s takings. This led to a significant amount of VAT owed to HMRC, with the Insolvency Service acting in the Public Interest. We also consider what other punishment the Law might have in store for the director.
Director Disqualification Undertakings are growing quickly, according to the Insolvency Service’s figures. Undertakings are where the director voluntarily agrees to a disqualification, without Court scrutiny. However, we believe that many undertakings would be reduced or removed completely if defended through the Court.
Director Disqualification is not influenced by type of industry. At the core of all cases of director disqualification is a company liquidation where the director(s) are accused of ‘unfit behaviour’ by the Insolvency Service. The number of Director Disqualifications are…