Accident Group put into hands of administrators

Personal injury company The Accident Group has gone into administration with the loss of approximately 2,400 employees - leaving just 200 staff to process ongoing claims.

Michael Horrocks and Craig Livesey of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) have been appointed as joint administrators of Manchester-based The Amulet Group, the owner of The Accident Group, which has a network of 35 shops and kiosks around the UK.

The group's principal activity was the provision of legal expenses insurance for person