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  1. February 2, 2012

    Deloitte accused over MG Rover links

    Deloitte and one of its former partners have been accused of misconduct over their links to the businessmen who presided...

  2. May 8, 2011

    Former MG Rover managers barred

    Four senior managers of MG Rover who extracted £40m from the Midlands carmaker before its collapse have been disqualified as...

  1. September 21, 2009

    Probe into Longbridge payment

    Advantage West Midlands, the regional development agency, has confirmed that it will investigate a £100,000 commission...

  2. September 13, 2009

    MG Rover auditor given clean bill of health

    Deloitte, the auditor and tax adviser to MG Rover, has received a largely clean bill of health from the independent report...

  3. September 12, 2009

    War of words over MG Rover collapse

    A vitriolic row broke out yesterday after a government-sponsored report into the collapse of MG Rover sharply criticised...

  4. September 12, 2009

    Heroes fell far short of their billing

    The Phoenix Four have gone from heroes to zeroes in public estimation. But the most recent nail driven into the coffin of...

  5. September 11, 2009

    Q&A: The moral of the tale

    Why does this report matter? About 6,000 jobs were lost with the collapse in 2005 of MG Rover. This report was expected to...

  6. September 11, 2009

    Heroes fell far short of their billing

    The Phoenix Four have gone from heroes to zeroes in public estimation. But the most recent nail driven into the coffin of...

  7. September 11, 2009

    War of words over MG Rover collapse

    A vitriolic row broke out on Friday after a government-sponsored report into the collapse of MG Rover sharply criticised the...

  8. August 12, 2009

    SFO rules out MG Rover fraud trial

    The government is planning to bring civil proceedings to disqualify members of the "Phoenix Four", the former owners of the...

  9. August 11, 2009

    SFO rejects criminal probe into MG Rover sale

    The government is planning to bring civil proceedings to disqualify members of the “Phoenix Four”, the former owners of the...

  10. July 8, 2009

    Allegations by ex-Rover chiefs denied

    Allegations by four former MG Rover directors that Gordon Brown "pulled the plug" on the company were flatly denied by the...

  11. July 7, 2009

    Government denies MG Rover allegations

    Allegations by four former MG Rover directors that Gordon Brown “pulled the plug” on the company were flatly denied by the...

  12. FT Alphaville

    July 6, 2009

    Woof. Britain's sleepy accounting watchdogs

    The financial press is regularly castigated for its failure to spot problems before innocent people get burnt. But what...

  13. July 6, 2009

    Fraud agency to investigate MG Rover case

    The Serious Fraud Office has been called in to investigate the collapse of MG Rover more than four years after the carmaker...

  14. July 5, 2009

    Fraud agency to investigate MG Rover case

    The Serious Fraud Office has been called in to investigate the collapse of MG Rover more than four years after the carmaker...

  15. June 28, 2008

    Heavy costs in review of Rover's fall

    The three-year inquiry into the collapse of MG Rover has cost about £250,000 in hotel bills, meals and other...

  16. June 27, 2008

    Heavy costs in review of Rover’s fall

    The three-year inquiry into the collapse of MG Rover has cost more than £250,000 in hotel bills, meals and other...

  17. April 14, 2008

    Investment in equipment helps see off the storm

    Pumps maker Concentric once shared a chairman with MG Rover in the form of controversial Midlands industrialist John Towers....

  18. August 16, 2006

    Phoenix bosses lend Rover’s ex-owner £750k

    Three directors of Phoenix Venture Holdings have lent the former owner of MG Rover £750,000 to allow it to settle out of...

  19. July 7, 2006

    Ex-MG Rover workers face £2.7m tax blow

    The former owners of defunct carmaker MG Rover have rejected demands to set aside extra cash for disputed tax liabilities,...

  20. March 29, 2006

    Phoenix four set to sign off accounts

    The four former owners of MG Rover expect to sign off their long-delayed accounts today, following official warnings that if...

  21. March 10, 2006

    PHOENIX FOUR WARNED OVER ACCOUNTS DELAY

    The "Phoenix Four", the Midlands businessmen who oversaw the collapse of MG Rover, have been warned they could face...

  22. March 9, 2006

    ‘Phoenix Four’ warned over accounts delay

    The “Phoenix Four”, the Midlands businessmen who oversaw the collapse of MG Rover, have been warned they could face criminal...

  23. October 7, 2005

    FORMER OWNER ENSURED PHOENIX FOUR COULD NOT STRIP COMPANY'S CORPSE

    The four Midlands millionaires who owned MG Rover will have £442m of their claims on the remaining assets of the failed...

  24. August 24, 2005

    Former MG directors sell Studley Castle

    A football entrepreneur has agreed to pay £4.5m for Studley Castle, the Warwickshire conference centre owned by the former...

  25. June 11, 2005

    Phoenix Four given clean bill by administrator

    Much though it will pain the many enemies of the Phoenix Four, the controlling directors of MG Rover, it now appears...

  26. May 27, 2005

    Dealers claim £40m in unpaid incentives

    When it comes to getting some of their money back, of all the 1,700 unsecured trade creditors of MG Rover, one at least is...

  27. April 22, 2005

    Figuring out size of the gap in Phoenix's accounts

    Is there a “black hole” in the Phoenix Venture Holdings Group accounts running into hundreds of millions pounds? A...

  28. April 22, 2005

    No sign of big black hole in Phoenix's accounts

    Is there a "black hole" in the Phoenix Venture Holdings Group accounts running into hundreds of millions pounds? A...

  29. April 22, 2005

    Towers has 'false hope' for carmaker

    Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC) yesterday dismissed suggestions from John Towers, one of the owners of...

  30. April 21, 2005

    Final gamble that failed to pay off

    Soon after four Midlands businessmen took over MG Rover in May 2000, the company launched its first television commercial...

  31. April 21, 2005

    Rover facing insolvent trading probe

    The administrators of MG Rover, the Birmingham carmaker that collapsed two weeks ago, are investigating whether directors of...

  32. April 20, 2005

    Towers and top Tory in Concentric circles

    Michael Howard argued recently that the government "should have got involved earlier" in efforts to rescue MG Rover. That...

  33. April 19, 2005

    Mudlark: Towers and top Tory in Concentric circles

    Michael Howard argued recently that the government "should have got involved earlier" in efforts to rescue MG Rover. That...

  34. April 18, 2005

    Phoenix directors to share ?6.1m windfall

    The owners of MG Rover are to split a ?6.1m windfall from a closely linked vehicle finance company even though the carmaker...

  35. April 18, 2005

    Election notebook: Probe not ordered into ‘Dodo four’

    An independent inquiry was last night not ordered into the part played in the collapse of MG Rover by the so-called "Dodo...

  36. April 16, 2005

    £150m to aid Rover workers

    * Blair interrupts election campaign to announce rescue package to staff * Brown promises inquiry * Phoenix 4 pressed for...

  37. April 15, 2005

    Employees pay dearly for their loyalty

    Standing in the bitter cold outside Rover's doomed Longbridge plant on Friday, process manager Ian Flight said: “The idea...

  38. April 15, 2005

    Government to hold inquiry into MG Rover accounts

    The UK goverment announced on Saturday it will hold a formal investigation into the accounts of MG Rover. Trade and industry...

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