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Information about insolvency procedures [back to top]      
       
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Guide to Bankruptcy 10/1144 Link to PDF document Publication in MP3 format
       
Fast-Track Voluntary Arrangements (Web Only) 11/836  Link to PDF document
       
A Guide for Creditors 10/943 Link to PDF document Publication in MP3 format
       
A Guide for Directors 10/1145 Link to PDF document
       
When will my bankruptcy end (Web Only) 11/906 Link to PDF document
       
What will happen to my home 11/798 Link to PDF document  Publication in MP3 format
       
What will happen to my bank account 10/1298 Link to PDF document  Publication in MP3 format
       
Can my bankruptcy be cancelled (Web Only) 11/837 Link to PDF document
       
Individual Insolvency Register (Web Only) 10/1077 Link to PDF document
       
What happens when you are interviewed by the OR (Web Only) 10/1151 Link to PDF document  Publication in MP3 format
       
What will happen to my pension 10/832 Link to PDF document
       
Bankruptcy Restrictions Orders 10/833 Link to PDF document
IPO / IPA (Income Payments Orders and Income Payments Agreements)  (Web Only) 10/1302 Link to PDF document
Re-use of a company name after liquidation 10/831 Link to PDF document
Alternatives to Bankruptcy 09/798 Link to PDF document
     
Statutory Demands (Web Only) 11/705 Link to PDF document
       
Guide to Debt Relief Orders (DRO)  (Web Only) 11/870 Link to PDF document  
       
Debt Relief Orders (DRO) Flyer 09/771 Link to PDF document  
 
Debt Relief Restrictions Orders (Web Only) Web Only Link to PDF document Link to HTML document  
       

What will happen to my motor vehicle? (Web Only)

11/706 Link to PDF document  
       
Information about redundancy procedures [back to top]      
       
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A guide for employees (Web Only) 09/1558 Link to PDF document
       
A guide for insolvency practitioners to employees' rights on the insolvency of their employer Link to HTML document
 
Companies Investigations [back to top]      
       
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Company Investigations - What we do 11/1060 Link to PDF document Link to PDF document
       
 
General Enquiries [back to top]      
       
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Any Questions? Information on the Insolvency Enquiry Line 10/510 Link to PDF document
 
Dealing with debt [back to top]      
       
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How to petition for your own bankruptcy (Web Only) 11/1002 Link to PDF document Publication in MP3 format
       
How to make someone bankrupt (Web Only) 11/1004 Link to PDF document
       
How to wind up a company that owes you money (Web Only) 11/1005 Link to PDF document
       
How to wind up your own company 11/1003 Link to PDF document
       
How to wind up a partnership (Web Only) 10/1067 Link to PDF document
 
In Debt - Dealing with Your Creditors (Web Only) 09/1078 Link to PDF document  
Insolvency practitioners [back to top]      
       
Guidance notes on professional conduct and ethics for persons authorised by the Secretary of State as insolvency practitioners    Link to HTML document 
       
Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986: Guidance notes for insolvency practitioners on the completion of statutory reports and returns Link to HTML document Link to PDF document
       
Deeds of Arrangement Link to HTML document Link to PDF document
       
Enforcement Concordat Link to HTML document Link to PDF document
       
How to make a complaint against an insolvency practitioner 11/792 Link to PDF document
       
Trustees & liquidators in bankruptcies and compulsory liquidations 06/1007 Link to PDF document
 
Information about disqualification procedures [back to top]      
       
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Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 and Failed Companies 10/999 Link to PDF document
       
Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 and Disqualified Directors 01/1707 Link to HTML document Link to PDF document
       
Enforcement Hotline 10/996 Link to PDF document
       
Effect of a Disqualification 05/1899 Link to HTML document Link to PDF document
       
Information about The Service [back to top]      
       
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A Guide to The Insolvency Service (Web Only) 10/1148 Link to PDF document
       
The Insolvency Service Charter 10/1150 Link to PDF document Publication in MP3 format
       
Complaints Procedure  10/789 Link to PDF document
       
The Insolvency Service Publication Scheme 07/1053 Link to HTML document Link to PDF document
       
Freedom of Information Act and The Insolvency Service 09/1597 Link to PDF document
     
Data Protection Act and The Insolvency Service 09/1598 Link to PDF document
     
The Insolvency Service Annual Report 2009-10

The Stationery Office 
0845 7 023 474

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The Insolvency Service Annual Report 2008-09

The Stationery Office 

0845 7 023 474

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The Insolvency Service Annual Report 2007-08

The Stationery Office 

0845 7 023 474

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The Insolvency Service Annual Report 2006-07

The Stationery Office 

0845 7 023 474

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The Insolvency Service Annual Report 2005-06

The Stationery Office 

0845 7 023 474

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The Insolvency Service Newsletter (edition 1) Website Only Link to PDF document
       
The Insolvency Service Newsletter (edition 2) Website Only Link to PDF document
       
The Insolvency Service Newsletter (edition 3) Website Only Link to PDF document
     
The Insolvency Service Newsletter (edition 4) Website Only Link to PDF document
     
The Insolvency Service Newsletter (edition 5) Website Only Link to PDF document
     
The Insolvency Service Newsletter (edition6/7) Website Only Link to PDF document
 
The Insolvency Service Corporate Plan 2011-15 Website Only Link to PDF document Link to PDF document