Joint Special Managers - Blair Nimmo, Jim Tucker and David Pike.
On 23 September 2019 the High Court appointed the Official Receiver as Liquidator of Thomas Cook Group Plc and certain of its subsidiaries.
Simultaneously, the Court has also appointed Special Managers to support the Official Receiver in carrying out its duties as Liquidator:Appointment overview
- Blair Nimmo, Jim Tucker and David Pike of KPMG LLP have been appointed Special Managers of TCCT Retail Limited, Thomas Cook Retail Limited, Travel & Financial Services Limited and Retail Travel Limited.
- Blair Nimmo, Jim Tucker and Mike Pink of KPMG LLP have been appointed as Special Managers of The Freedom Travel Group Limited and Future Travel Limited.
- David Pike, Mike Pink and Ben Leith of KPMG LLP have been appointed as Special Managers of Thomas Cook Aircraft Engineering Limited.
At the same time, AlixPartners have been appointed as Special Managers to a number of other Thomas Cook Group companies.
As a result of the liquidation, the Group, including the retail business, is being immediately wound down. Retail stores have been closed with immediate effect. Links to company specific websites:TCCT Retail LimitedRetail Travel LimitedTravel and Financial Services LimitedFuture Travel LimitedThe Freedom Travel Group LimitedThomas Cook Aircraft Engineering LimitedFurther information
Please note if you are a customer of Thomas Cook Group PLC please visit the dedicated Civil Aviation Authority website on www.thomascook.caa.co.uk
or call 0300 303 2800 (if calling from the UK) and +44 1753 330 330
(if calling from outside the UK).
The UK government has announced a compensation scheme for Thomas Cook customers who have suffered Personal Injury. For further information relating to the scheme, please see the following link:
We have set up dedicated email addresses for any queries to be submitted:
Trade creditors: TCtradecreditors@kpmg.co.uk
Interested parties: TCinterestedparties@kpmg.co.uk
We will endeavour to respond to these enquiries as soon as possible.
Further information for employees
To help direct retained and former employee to the correct support channels please see the email addresses for HR queries and October
payroll and expenses queries below:
staff HR queries: TCemployees@kpmg.co.uk
employee HR queries such as reference and P45 queries:
> For KPMG Special Manager appointments to ERA Solutions at firstname.lastname@example.org
> For Alix Partner Special Manager appointments, non-retained colleagues should direct queries to Evolve at email@example.com
> October payroll queries
(retained and non-retained employees) only: firstname.lastname@example.org
> October expenses queries
(retained and non-retained employees) only: email@example.com
> Redundant employees
who wish to submit a claim relating to KPMG Special Manager appointments should contact ERA Solutions at firstname.lastname@example.org
Specific information in relation to employees, such as Frequently Asked Questions, Job fair and vacancies information as well as details of an Employee Assistance Programme assistance that is available to employees is available below under statutory notices and reports.
Employee guidance can be found by following the link below:www.gov.uk/your-rights-if-your-employer-is-insolvent
BUPA has announced its intention to provide free confidential counselling on health or mental health issues as well as professional legal and financial advice to Thomas Cook employees affected by the liquidation of their employer. The leaflet provided by BUPA advising how to contact them can be found under statutory notices and reports.
Further helpful linkswww.abtalifeline.org.uk