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Guidance on personal debt, bankruptcy, company liquidation, investigation and enforcement

Guidance publications (leaflets & booklets) produced by the Insolvency Service

These publications cover insolvency processes for individuals and companies in the UK.

If you need any of these publications in large print, please contact web.admin@insolvency.gsi.gov.uk.

Personal insolvency

  1. Statutory demands

    • 30 January 2013
    • Guidance
  2. How to deal with debt and pay your creditors

    • 28 December 2012
    • Guidance
  3. Bankruptcy: how to ask to be declared bankrupt

    • 3 October 2012
    • Guidance
  4. Bankruptcy: how to make someone bankrupt

    • 12 May 2014
    • Guidance
  5. Bankruptcy: guidance for potential or current bankrupts

    • 2 October 2013
    • Guidance
  6. Bankruptcy: alternative options for people in debt

    • 18 March 2013
    • Guidance
  7. Insolvency: fast-track voluntary arrangements

    • 22 November 2012
    • Guidance
  8. Bankruptcy: apply to have a bankruptcy order cancelled

    • 1 April 2011
    • Guidance
  9. What happens when you are interviewed by the official receiver?

    • 2 October 2013
    • Guidance
  10. Bankruptcy: how it affects your home

    • 19 December 2011
    • Guidance
  11. Bankruptcy: how it affects your bank account

    • 23 December 2011
    • Guidance
  12. Bankruptcy: how it affects your pension

    • 9 August 2013
    • Guidance
  13. Insolvency: what will happen to my motor vehicle?

    • 8 February 2012
    • Guidance
  14. Income payments orders and agreements

    • 1 November 2010
    • Guidance
  15. Bankruptcy: restrictions orders

    • 14 November 2014
    • Guidance
  16. Debt relief orders: a low-cost alternative to bankruptcy

    • 11 May 2015
    • Guidance
  17. Bankruptcy: when and how it ends

    • 2 October 2013
    • Guidance
  18. Bankruptcy: guidance for transgender people

    • 29 November 2013
    • Guidance
  19. Individual insolvency register

    • 4 October 2012
    • Guidance
  20. Debt relief orders: restrictions orders

    • 11 December 2014
    • Guidance
  21. Liquidation: how to wind up a partnership

    • 1 July 2010
    • Guidance
  22. Insolvency: guidance for creditors

    • 16 December 2014
    • Guidance
  23. Unfit conduct: how to find out if somebody is disqualified or subject to restrictions and why we took the action

    • 21 July 2014
    • Guidance