News and Publications

HMRC updates

View insolvency updates from HMRC here.


View information relating to the Covid-19 pandemic here.


IPA Volume Provider Regulation Scheme 2023 Benchmark Report

IPA Impact Report 2023/24

New forms for Insolvency Practitioners filing with Companies House

Debt Relief Order changes

Insolvency Service commissions RSM UK Creditor Solutions LLP to investigate consumers’ experience of the IVA market


HMRC ceasing to provide tax clearance in Members’ Voluntary Liquidation cases

IPA 2022/2023 Anti-Money Laundering Annual Report

Consumer Bankruptcy and the Western Balkan Countries: Why Do They Need It? (Marinela Majnova, 2023 Richard Turton Award winner)

IPA President’s comments: Insolvency Service Monthly Insolvency Statistics, August 2023

IPA statement on the Government response to the Future of Insolvency Regulation consultation

Insolvency Service to publish updated guidance for RPBs monitoring volume providers

Guidance to the Financial Conduct Authority Policy Statement on ‘Debt Packagers: Feedback to CP23/5 and Final Rules’

IPA Urges Caution: Seek Regulated Debt Advice, Avoid Social Media!

IPA urges businesses and consumers struggling due to rising interest rates to beware fraudsters and seek professional advice

IPA Volume Provider Regulation Scheme 2022 Benchmark Report

IPA 2022/2023 Annual Report

Cyber security warning:

Citizens Advice Report on Individual Voluntary Arrangements

Alert: Fraudulent advertising and websites

IPA statement on unregulated debt advice


IPA response to Insolvency Service 2021/22 Annual Report and Accounts

IPA 2021/2022 Anti-Money Laundering Annual Report

Committee for Advertising Practice debt management advertisements Enforcement Notice

A reminder to Insolvency Practitioners about their responsibilities under Statement of Insolvency Practice 9

Vanguard Insolvency Practitioners Limited (in liquidation)

IPA 2021/2022 Annual Report

Future of Insolvency Regulation Consultation: IPA Response

IPA Volume Provider Regulation Scheme 2021 Benchmark Report

Notice to members: New financial sanctions in relation to Russia and Ukraine


The future of insolvency regulation – IPA response

IPA 2020/2021 Anti-Money Laundering Annual Report

Revised response to question 10 of R3’s ‘Bounce Back Loans: FAQs for the insolvency profession’

IPA appoints Interim CEO

IPA update

IPA 2020/2021 Annual Report


IPA responds to its monitoring report from the Insolvency Service

Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act

IPA announces new President, Vice President and Deputy Vice President for 2020/2021

IPA 2019/2020 Annual Report

UK insolvency litigation market grows to £1.5bn, coupled with significant rise in third-party finance

IPA publishes first benchmark report on industry-first regulatory regime

IPA Volume Provider Regulation Scheme 2019 Benchmark Report


Member guidance on non-Insolvency Act work

Updated Insolvency Service guidance for monitoring volume providers of Individual Voluntary Arrangements – please note the main change that requires IVA ‘introducer’ firms to be FCA authorised

IPA position paper on the Insolvency Service call for evidence on insolvency practitioner regulation

IPA makes improvements following Insolvency Service monitoring

View and support the IPA’s position on the Insolvency Service’s review of the regulatory landscape

Notice to licence-holders: New IPA risk-based monitoring system 

View the IPA’s statement on the Insolvency Service’s Call for Evidence on Insolvency Practitioner Regulation

IPA publishes its Anti-Money Laundering (AML) strategy

IPA 2018 Annual Report

Response to the H M Treasury Consultation Paper “Protecting Your Taxes in Insolvency”

IPA elects new President and Deputy Vice President for 2019


IPA Announces Continuous Monitoring of High-Volume Individual Voluntary Arrangement Providers

IPA delighted to announce the appointment of Michelle Thorp as CEO

IPA Announces Resignation of David Kerr

Lloyd Hinton announced as IPA President for 2018/19