Technical Guidance
Insolvency Service


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.

Official Receiver Services Special Manager Panel
The Insolvency Service’s Official Receiver Services launch Special Manager Panel to support them on complex casework.
Contacting by numbers have changed
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.
Insolvency Filings - Upload a document to Companies House
"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."
Dear Insolvency Practitioner (Dear IP)
Insolvency Practitioner appointments made from the local office rotas
The Insolvency Service
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.
Caroline SumnerCaroline Sumner
Technical & Education Director
020 7566 4207
Ben LuxfordBen Luxford
Technical Manager
020 7566 4218

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