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11 July 2022 — News story
The Insolvency Service is seeking information from postmasters who believe they may have been made bankrupt due to the Horizon IT system.
5 July 2022 — Press release
Stakeholders are being asked to share their views and give evidence on the effectiveness of the UK’s personal insolvency framework.
19 August 2022 — Press release
The Insolvency Service has provided an update following its urgent enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the redundancies made by P&O Ferries on 17 March 2022.
2 September 2022 — News story
The Insolvency Service’s policy and technical conference returns for a second year and we’re inviting interested parties to submit abstracts of papers.
29 July 2022 — News story
First four directors disqualified under new powers to tackle directors from dissolving companies and walking away without paying their debts.
8 July 2022 — News story
People worried about the cost of living or their debt payment plans are being urged to speak with their trustees, insolvency practitioners, or a debt adviser.
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Contact Form: Insolvency Service helpline
Insolvency Service helpline
0300 678 0015
Please only attend our offices if you have an appointment.For information about the insolvency process contact the Insolvency Service helpline. The helpline is open 9am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, and 9am to 3pm on Friday. We can give you information about processes administered or regulated by the Insolvency Service. This includes bankruptcy, debt relief orders and company liquidations.We cannot give you: legal or financial advice, information on specific insolvency cases, information or advice about other government departments or information about redundancy payments. If you are contacting about an existing bankruptcy or compulsory company liquidation case, use our ‘contact an official receiver’ guidance.
Contact Form: Redundancy Payments
0330 331 0020
Contact about claims for redundancy, loss of notice pay, holiday pay, arrears of wages, protective award payments and lost pension contributions. The helpline is open Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm, and Friday 9am to 3pmOnline Claims Service: https://www.gov.uk/claim-redundancy
Contact Form: Investigations and Enforcement Services
0300 678 0017
The Insolvency Service Investigations and Enforcement Services (https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/insolvency-service-investigations-and-enforcement-what-we-do-our-outcomes-and-complaints) are responsible for investigating serious financial misconduct in companies and individuals who are subject to bankruptcy or debt relief orders. Our independent Legal Services Directorate (https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/insolvency-service-legal-services-directorate) is the lead enforcement agency for insolvency related fraud and associated corporate misconduct.
0303 003 1743
This service is for journalists only. For any other queries, please contact the Insolvency Enquiry Line.For all media enquiries outside normal working hours, please contact the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Press Office on 020 7215 1000.
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