DebtPanel Ltd – a possible mix of all sorts
According to their website, DebtPanel Ltd offer “the latest technology to insolvency packagers and insolvency practioner” and its software can be used for lead management. The firm’s website lists the following team members:
Lee Plaister and Simon Skinner used to run the CMC, CDW Bureau Ltd whose license was cancelled by the CMR in 2018 as the result of an investigation. CDW Bureau Limited was found in breach of the Conduct of Authorised Persons Rules 2014.
On 29th March 2018, the First-Tier Tribunal (General Regulatory Chamber) consented to the application made by CDW Bureau Limited to withdraw its appeal against the Regulator’s decision.
CDW Bureau Ltd who traded as Choice Claims was dissolved in September 2019.
According to his Linked In profile, Lee Plaister now runs the Beyond Comparison Group which offers debt help, secured loans and life insurance and whose website remains active despite the fact the company was dissolved in July this year.
A previous shareholder of Beyond Comparison Group was a Paul Womersley and is presumed to be the same Paul Wolmsersley who works for Sterling Green Ltd as the company’s founder is Annie Crust –which is the same name listed for DebtPanel above.
Sterling Green Ltd also provides lending, debt help and insurance and is an FCA authorized principal whose trading names have previously included Beyond Comparison Group The firm also operates an extensive network of appointed representatives with a large number of debt advice companies (many of whom are known to the Moneycheats project) adopting AR status in 2017 – after the FCA assumed regulation of the sector.
Other Interesting Pieces of Information relating to DebtPanel Ltd
DebtPanel Ltd are also listed as a creditor for £1, after Compare Finance Ltd was placed into voluntary liquidation in September 2019, and only a few days after the publication of our blog on them (Compare Claims – When a claims company is a ‘panel of solicitors’?)
The ex directors of DebtPanel Ltd, Lee Parkin and Jack Slevin now run Money Advice Solutions Ltd t/as Debt-Support-Line (ex AR of Sterling Green) and Forestking Insolvency Ltd.
The registered office address (Unit 8, Quay Reach Business Park Carolina Way Salford Quays Manchester M50 2ZY ) for DebtPanel Ltd also appears to house Beyond Comparison Group Ltd, CDW Bureau Ltd and Forestking Insolvency Ltd.
Lee Plaister also runs a company called LXP Holdings LTD which had a charge registered against Unit 8, Quays Reach, Carolina Way, Salford, M50 2ZY.