Clients & Case Studies

Our clients

Due to the nature of our work, we are unable to publish details of our clients or the work we undertake for them.   The case studies published in this section have been assembled based on work typically undertaken by Gore and Company, but specific details have been changed to protect the identity of clients.   Case studies may also have been aggregated, with facts and events being brought together from more than one individual case.   

Gore and Company undertakes business recovery, turnaround and insolvency work on behalf of private sector clients.   Usually these engagements are instigated by directors of companies facing financial and trading difficulties.    

Gore and Company also undertakes insolvency work on behalf of the Official Receiver (OR). In England and Wales, the OR is an officer of the Court who acts as interim receiver, provisional liquidator, or trustee of a company or bankrupt person.   The OR may complete work on a case or may delegate the work to a licensed insolvency practitioner (IP) such as one of the IPs at Gore and Company. 

Featured Case Studies

Assuring directors of an electronics business that they are not contravening the Insolvency legislation

The Board identified a downturn in this business and sought expert advice to assess if there was likely to be an impact on the solvency of the business. Ongoing monitoring, advice and guidance to the Board was provided over a prolonged period of time helped to allay fears and gave the Board time to implement a successful rescue and restructuring plan. A limited business revi...

Reviewing future prospects for a steel fabrication business

A business that is facing falling revenues, sometimes needs expert advice in order to give the directors an independent opinion of its future prospects because often they cannot see the wood for the trees.   We completed a Business Options Review for this business, based in Birmingham, followed by Administrative Receivership. A Business Options Review comprises ...

Maximising the return to creditors in a failing video reproduction business

This business faced financial difficulties due to fixed royalties payable to DVD patent holders, increasing competition from overseas firms and falling demand during the recession. The Directors sought Gore and Company’s help and, after a business review concluded there was no hope of trading out of its indebtedness, were advised to put the company into Administration as ...

Helping creditors to avoid a total loss in the manufacturing sector (disguised)

Gore and Company was appointed liquidator by creditors of this manufacturing group (disguised) based in London in which there had been significant wrong doing, failure to disclose assets, failure to disclose books and records and attempts to mislead the creditors. The application of forensic accounting expertise to the business’ records, analysis of income, payments an...

Giving confidence to the directors that a pawnbroking franchise could be saved

Gore and Company was approached by the directors of a business operating a pawnbroking franchise that had run into severe financial difficulties. A review showed the business was carrying an insurmountable debt burden and was trading insolvently.  However advice and assistance allowed the franchise agreement to be renegotiated leading to the business being saved. The bu...

Convincing investors to invest even more money in a declining software business

Investors sometimes need an expert opinion if they are to trust management’s plans for turnaround. The shareholders in this Oxford-based software company required an interim manager to develop, implement and manage a turnaround and rescue plan for this diversified software development house with six divisions. A full review of the business and its strategic options was co...

Assuring directors of an electronics business that they are not falling foul of the Insolvency legislation

The Board identified a downturn in this business and sought expert advice to assess if there was likely to be an impact on the solvency of the business. Ongoing monitoring, advice and guidance to the Board was provided over a prolonged period of time helped to allay fears and gave the Board time to implement a successful rescue and restructuring plan. A limited business revi...

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