Mobility aid supplier winds-up

Posted on February 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The directors of mobility aid supplier Bishopsgate Homecare have placed the company into voluntary liquidation. Managing director Nigel Dawson said the breakdown of the marriage between the two Directors in January 2000 has been a significant factor in deciding to wind-up the company, based in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. “Despite this, the directors maintained a professional business relationship well into 2001 but inevitably this was not to be a long-term arrangement and in August 2001 Mrs Dawson left the company,” Me Dawson said. “Throughout 2000 the company experienced a number of financial setbacks. The incompetence of a senior member of the accounts staff was responsible for the concealment of over £100,000 being mis-accounted and a large quantity of stock was discovered to be unaccounted for, resulting in the dismissal of the warehouse manager. This caused serious financial and cashflow difficulties. 2001 saw the introduction of our trade accounts and although this was a successful part of the bu

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