4 May 2021: Argyll opens Leeds office

17 Jun 2020: TPR updates Contribution Deferral guidance

5 Aug 2019: TPR's tougher stance on recovery plans

7 Mar 2019: TPR’s Annual Funding Statement a game-changer

7 Dec 2018: DWP publishes superfund consultation

26 Jun 2017: TPR agrees settlement with Coats

30 Apr 2017: PM promises TPR M&A powers

28 Feb 2017: TPR agrees settlement with Sir Philip Green

9 Nov 2016: Brexit so far

8 Nov 2016: BHS ripple effect

2 Nov 2016: Sir Philip Green sent warning notice

1 Nov 2016: Argyll Financial becomes Argyll Covenant

3 Oct 2016: Tata Steel update

2 Jun 2016: BHS to be liquidated

29 Mar 2016: Tata plans sale of UK Steel

3 Sep 2015: TPR takes dim view of late valuations

13 Aug 2015: New TPR covenant guidance

28 May 2015: Contribution notice in Carrington Wire case

22 Dec 2014: Third warning notice for Guinness Peat

18 Dec 2014: New PPF rules for Asset-Backed Contributions

19 Aug 2014: TPR announces Lehman Brothers settlement

10 Jun 2014: TPR publishes revised funding code

27 Mar 2014: EC postpones holistic balance sheet

20 Mar 2014: PPF announces new insolvency risk model

17 Mar 2014: PPF guarantees harder to certify

7 Feb 2014: Argyll Financial submits consultation response

2 Dec 2013: Regulator publishes new draft funding code

19 Nov 2013: Asset-backed contributions guidance from TPR

22 Oct 2013: FSD warning helps MF Global scheme buyout

10 Sep 2013: TPR supportive of Kodak restructuring

31 Jul 2013: Schneider Electric acquires Invensys for £3.4bn

24 Jul 2013: Supreme Court overturns FSD super-priority

8 May 2013: Support for employers in TPR's Statement

4 May 2021: Argyll opens Leeds office
Today Argyll opens its new Leeds office, adding to its existing Reading and London offices.
 
Managing Partner, Richard Hall, commented:  “Since Argyll started in 2013 it has had a presence in the Leeds area and has a number of clients in that part of the country.  The new physical location in the centre of Leeds will allow us to be closer to the Leeds and Manchester pension communities and service clients from a local office.”
 
He added: “We are also delighted to announce that Richard Walker has joined us from PwC to spearhead our growth initiative in the region and will be based in the new Leeds office.  Richard brings with him exceptional restructuring and covenant expertise and he will add greatly to our firm’s capability.”
 
Prior to joining Argyll, Richard spent nearly 17 years at PwC, most recently in its pensions covenant and restructuring practice.  He advised trustees and corporate clients with pension schemes ranging from £10m to over £1bn on triennial valuations, corporate transactions, performance monitoring and PPF levy.
 
Richard has advised clients across a wide variety of sectors, including financial services, logistics, aerospace, manufacturing, automotive and retail. He has experience of working with companies with a variety of ownership structures including UK listed businesses, subsidiaries of overseas parent companies, private businesses and not for profit organisations.
 
Richard may be contacted on:
 
rwalker@argyllcovenant.com
+44 (0)113 397 9501
+44 (0)7739 985871

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