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British Marine update: Discovery Shipyard liquidation

Published on: 20 January 2022

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Following on from the sad news that Discovery Shipyard, a well-respected British boatbuilder and member of British Marine went into voluntary liquidation late last year, British Marine has approached Interpath Advisory, appointed liquidators, to offer support during this time.  At the time of writing this article, we await a response from them.

In the meantime, if you are a supplier and are owed money, your first point of contact should be Interpath Advisory.


As always, British Marine members are asked to contact us should they need help or support during this time (Member Hotline: 01784 223663).

For additional support, there is a wide variety of information and support available from British Marine member services and from the UK Government. 


British Marine’s Legal Helpline

All British Marine members have the use of the free legal helpline. This service can provide if you would like to find out more about your rights and the process of having your debts repaid please contact our free Legal Helpline.

https://www.britishmarine.co.uk/Services/Business-Support/Legal-Services-and-VAT/Legal-Assistance

N.B. British Marine advises its members to be aware of the risks associated with self-repatriation of products before taking any action.


BusinessCare

British Marine members have access to the BusinessCare service, which provides a wide suite of business tools, including more information and details on creditors’ rights and what actions can be taken. British Marine members should log-in to the British Marine website and visit the Legal Assistance page for more information, including how to register for BusinessCare access.


Register for creditor bankruptcy

The UK Government provides information to help individuals and companies to understand the process of registering as a creditor with the administrator and how a liquidation process will unfold.

https://www.gov.uk/register-creditor-bankruptcy

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/claim-money-back-from-a-bankrupt-person-or-company-in-compulsory-liquidation-guidance-for-creditors