That isn’t the case, it will all be an issue of timing. Mel won’t have suddenly run out of money.
A price will have been agreed for the purchase of Derby that will be based on the cash in the bank and assets of the company at a point in time (probably assumed to be pre-wages) and therefore if the deal is post wages the valuation and price paid will more than likely change.
If the deal is very close and should go through any moment they have probably delayed the wages so as not to have to change the business valuation and re-work all the legal paperwork.
More concerning is the fa