|Baker and Bond (UK) Limited was incorporated on 3 October 2011. |
On 5 September 2012 officers of Company Investigations were On 5 September 2012 officers of Company Investigations were authorised, under Section 447 of the Companies Act 1985, to commence enquiries into the affairs of this company together with another company, Baker and Bond Limited.
The companies appear to have traded in the debt recovery sector collecting debts on behalf of customers for a fee which was payable in advance. The petitioner has been unable to establish the period of trading however records would suggest commencement of trading in or around June 2011 with income having been received by the companies up to at least September 2012. The petitioner has been unable to distinguish between the trading of these companies and for various reasons has concluded that both companies are linked.
As a consequence of these enquiries connected petitions were presented to wind both companies up on grounds of public interest detailing the following matters:
• Objectionable trading practices – failure to provide contracted services and abuse/threats to customers;
• Inadequate trading records;
• Lack of transparency; and
• Failure to cooperate.
Stuart Cooper, the sole returned director of these companies, failed to cooperate with the petitioners enquiries. If you have any information which may assist in determining the whereabouts of Mr Cooper please contact this office, via the email address shown below, quoting the name of either company.
If you believe that you are a creditor of either of these companies please contact the Official Receiver via the email address shown below quoting the name of the company. You should ensure that the following information is also provided:
- Contact details, including address;
• The amount claimed; and
• The reason you believe you may be a creditor of either company.
If you have any other information which you believe may be of assistance to the Official Receiver you may also contact this office via the email address and should ensure that you quote the name of the company within any such communication.