Case details for Stephen DAVID Ridgley

Name: Stephen DAVID Ridgley

Name: OPUS ENGINEERING RECRUITMENT LIMITED

Date of Birth: 25 / 6 / 1969

Date Order Starts: 5 / 10 / 2018

Disqualification Length: 4 Years 0 Month(s)

CRO Number: 08734291

Last Known Address: Lower Penkridge Road, Acton Meads, , , STAFFORD,, ST17 0RJ

Conduct: Stephen David Ridgley (“Mr Ridgley”) caused Opus Engineering Recruitment Limited (“Opus”) to trade to the detriment of H M Revenue & Customs (“HMRC) from 7 March 2015 in respect of Value Added Tax (“VAT”) and in respect of Paye As You Earn Income Tax and National Insurance Contributions (“PAYE/NIC”) under Real Time Information (“RTI”) from 22 April 2015, onwards. In that: VAT Opus’s VAT liability can be seen to accrue from 7 March 2015 when full payment for the period ended 31 January 2015 was due in the sum of £13,626. No payments were made and the sum of £13,626 remained unpaid and outstanding at the date of liquidation. Further returns were submitted in respect of the periods ended 31 July 2015 and 31 October 2015 showing a total of £30,947 due. No payments were made and a total of £30,947 remained outstanding at the date of liquidation. A return was submitted in respect of the period ended 31 January 2016, showing the sum of £12,725 due. No payments were made and the sum of £12,725 remained outstanding at the date of liquidation. The company also incurred surcharges totalling £4,264 in respect of the periods ended 31 January 2015, 31 July 2015 and 31 October 2015, all of which remained outstanding at the date of liquidation. PAYE/NIC/RTI The sum of £73 remained outstanding in respect of the tax year 2014/2015. This was interest and was payable by 22 April 2015. A liability of £59,251 was due in respect of tax year 2015/2016 of which £47,329 (inclusive of £974 interest) remained outstanding at the date of liquidation. A liability of £4,951(inclusive of £14 interest) was due in respect of tax year 2016/2017, all of which remained outstanding at the date of liquidation. Different treatment of Creditors Accounts as at the year ended 31 October 2014 show that £21,826 was due to HMRC and £40,839 was due to other creditors. At the date of liquidation liabilities to HMRC had increased to £116,275 whilst liabilities to other creditors had reduced to £19,273. Meanwhile during the period from 1 November 2014 to 15 March 2016, Mr Ridgley received payments from the company bank account totalling £57,292 and £31,314 was paid to a family member. At the date of liquidation the total liabilities to creditors were £135,548 of which £116,275 was due to HMRC. Of the remainder £5,376 was due to trade and expense creditors, £2,368 was due to a bank, there was a shortfall to a secured creditor for £8,901 and £2,628 was due to the Secretary of State 

This information is correct as at 14 / 9 / 2018



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