Following the death of founder Philip Carter in a helicopter accident on 1 May 2007, the company's shares were suspended on October 3 due to the uncertainty of its financial position.
In early March 2008, Carter & Carter entered into administration after it failed to reach agreement with its banks over a financial restructuring. Near to the end of the month, Newcastle College bought the majority of the company.
1992 - Established by Phillip Carter as an outsource provider of accident repair services
1996 - Established US operations with General Motors, Ford, BMW, Mercedes, Nissan, Jaguar, Volvo, Audi, Bently, VW as clients
1997 - Wins Audi Academy contract in UK, establishing company in training and learning sector