Guide to Insolvency Service Enforcement Outcomes

A comprehensive guide to insolvency service enforcement outcomes, focusing on concepts and definitions used in statistics published by the Insolvency Service


Guide to Insolvency Service Enforcement Outcomes

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This document aims to provide a comprehensive guide to the Insolvency Service Enforcement Outcomes release, focusing on the context of the statistics and definitions used. The areas covered in this guide include;

  • High-level descriptions of the enforcement options available;
  • The data recorded and any associated data quality issues;
  • Legislation coming into effect in the period covered by the statistics, which may affect comparisons over time.
Published 20 May 2015