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Store Twenty One: information for employees and creditors

The discount clothing and homeware retailer Store Twenty One has been wound up in the High Court. Simon Bonney, Paul Zalkin and Carl Jackson of Quantuma LLP have been appointed as joint liquidators.

Store Twenty One was the trading name of Grabal Alok (UK) Limited (company registration number 04246489).

Information for employees

If you are an employee of Grabal Alok (UK) Limited you will be entitled to redundancy pay and compensation in lieu of notice.

Grabal Alok (UK) Limited entered into a Company Voluntary Arrangement on 15 July 2016. This is the first insolvency date. If you are still owed any arrears of pay or holiday prior to this date you will be able to make a claim for this, but the Insolvency Service cannot pay any arrears of pay or holiday pay accrued after 15 July 2016. If you have an entitlement to wages or holiday pay accrued after 15 July 2016 you will become a creditor in the liquidation.

Claims will be paid by the Redundancy Payments Service. The liquidator will provide you with the information you need to make your online claim. All enquiries should be sent to s21employees@quantuma.com or you can contact Redundancy Payments Enquiry Line:

Redundancy Payments

PO Box 16685
Birmingham
B2 2LX

Email: redundancypaymentsonline@insolvency.gsi.gov.uk

Telephone: 0330 331 0020

Contact Redundancy Payments during office hours (9am to 5pm Monday to Friday) about claims for redundancy, pay in lieu of notice, holiday pay, arrears of wages, protective award payments and lost pension contributions. 

Online Claims Service: https://www.gov.uk/claim-redundancy

If you were self-employed and provided services to Grabal Alok (UK) Limited you are not entitled to a redundancy payment. You will be a creditor in the liquidation.

Information for creditors

If you have supplied goods or services to Grabal Alok (UK) Limited for which you have not been paid you will be a creditor in the liquidation.

To make a claim for the money you are owed email the Liquidator providing your company details and the amount you are owed. Please put ‘CREDITOR‘’ in the subject line of your email.

Information for suppliers

Any purchase orders issued by the company before the winding up order should be considered cancelled with immediate effect. Any monies owing in relation to previous orders will rank as an unsecured claim in the liquidation. Please do not supply any goods ordered prior to the winding up order without the authorisation of the liquidator or one of his authorised representatives.

Goods and services supplied during the period of the liquidation will be paid for out of the assets coming into the hands of the liquidator provided that the order is in writing and signed by one of the authorised representatives. The liquidator is currently reviewing purchase orders issued by the company before his appointment and is in the process of contacting relevant suppliers about those orders and providing them with details of the authorised representatives.

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