The Insolvency Service is a Government agency that helps to deliver economic confidence by supporting those in financial distress, tackling financial wrongdoing and maximising returns to creditors.
Information and materials released by the Insolvency Service below.
Enabling greater use of section 216 of the Insolvency Act 1986, ‘Restriction on re-use of company names’ - This technical paper presents the difficulties in the implementation of the re-use of company name/phoenix provisions (sections 216 & 217 of the Insolvency Act 1986) and provides a solution. View
The Redundancy Payments Service are introducing an expanded RP14A for use from 19 April 2022. View
The Review has concluded that “the Rules as a whole are operating correctly and achieve the goals that were set for them”. It has further concluded that “the insolvency regime, taken as a whole, remains fit for purpose”. View
The guidance from the Insolvency Service seeks to address questions raised by the profession and to give assurance to IPs considering consenting to an appointment as monitor. View
The Insolvency Service has launched new guidance for Official Receivers and has made it available for the wider insolvency profession. The new guidance includes relevant legislation and processes for Official Receivers when acting as Liquidator or Trustee. View
The Insolvency Practitioner Directory is a service to find Insolvency Practitioners in a particular area, their contact details and those of their associated Authorising Body. The directory contains information on Insolvency Practitioners who have agreed to include their details. View
The Insolvency Service’s Official Receiver Services launch Special Manager Panel to support them on complex casework. View
From 1 September 2020 our phone numbers are changing. Our new phone numbers have the prefix 0300 or 0303. Previous phone numbers have been deactivated and you will not be able to reach us on them. View
"Companies House is now pleased to confirm that users will be able to upload certain statutory insolvency documents using the ‘Upload a document to Companies House’ service from Friday 24 July 2020." View
The Insolvency Service are an executive agency of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy with headquarters in London. They have around 1,700 staff operating from 22 locations across Great Britain. View
Insolvency guidance paper - succession planning View
- R3 Standard Form COVID 19 CVA Proposal
- Bounce Back Loans: FAQs for the Insolvency Profession
- Creditor Guides
- COVID-19 Contingency Arrangements
- Dealing with corporate financial distress
- Dealing with money worries – a guide to your options
- Standard Conditions - IVA
- Standard IVA Protocol
- Further guidance
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