Trade body – The Association of Business Recovery Professionals

Insolvency Practitioners Association (IPA)

A membership body recognised for the purpose of authorising (licensing) Insolvency practitioners (IPs) under the Insolvency Act 1986.

The Insolvency Service

Government service administering and investigating the affairs of bankrupts, of companies and partnerships wound up by the courts, and establishing why they became insolvent.


Straightalkdebt have offices throughout the UK and offer free, professional, confidential debt and insolvency advice to anyone with debt worries and financial problems

Federation of Small Businesses

An organisation promoting and protecting the interest of the self employed and Small business owners within the UK. Lots of help and advice available.