August 9, 2022

A SCOTS accountancy has been appointed liquidator of an Edinburgh-dependent video tech company next the effect of Covid on the company.

Ajenta, recognized for its virtual classroom platform Vscene, has appointed Shona Campbell of Henderson Loggie as liquidator.

The business enterprise claims the shift to liquidate Ajenta will come as a end result of the intense effects Covid limits had on its skill to provide components to prospects.

Inspite of enduring its strongest ever buying and selling in new months, the business has been not able to overcome cashflow challenges brought on by the pandemic.

Shona Campbell, Partner at Henderson Loggie.
Shona Campbell of Henderson Loggie has been appointed liquidator of the enterprise following the impact of Covid. (Impression supplied with release by Maggie Wright Associates)

Ajenta obtained the Vscene system in 2018 from instructional charity JISC.

Considering the fact that then, its builders and engineers have additional tailored the support to present market-top protected movie collaboration for in excess of 10,000 buyers in training, exploration and general public sectors throughout the world.

Eight careers have been built redundant at the business, and a smaller crew has been retained to keep on to deliver the Vscene services to the current buyers whilst the liquidator explores the sale of the business and belongings.

Ajent founder and director John Wilson mentioned: “Like lots of firms we expert a harming fall off in trading activity for the duration of the pandemic which has resulted in a mounting cashflow deficit.

“Vscene offers immersive digital classroom engineering that presents versatile and equitable accessibility for distant college students into physical school rooms.

“We are now seeing sharply raising demand from customers for our providers as academic institutions keep on to develop hybrid styles for educating and understanding.

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“Unfortunately, this boost in profits has not been enough to shut the fiscal hole created throughout lockdown.

“We ended up self-assured that supplemental investment decision could be secured till just lately and as quickly it was proven that this was not possible, we took techniques to find suggestions from an insolvency practitioner.

“I regret that we have been not able to proceed trading, but our consumers will not see any change to their current services as we presently have some interest from prospective purchasers of the business.”

Shona Campbell, business restoration and insolvency spouse at Henderson Loggie, said: “Ajenta has recurring profits from the Vscene service, a strong purchase book, and pipeline of future probable orders so we are hopeful of a fast and satisfactory sale.

“In the meantime, we will make sure team obtain their full redundancy entitlements and will operate with the remaining workforce to maintain a substantial stage of service for present consumers.”