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Insolvency

ICAEW is the largest insolvency regulator in the UK. We offer the opportunity for ICAEW Chartered Accountants and non-ICAEW members to qualify and be licensed as insolvency practitioners with us. We also offer a comprehensive programme of support for our current and future insolvency practitioners including membership to our Insolvency and Restructuring Group.

Join the Insolvency and Restructuring Group

Joining the Insolvency and Restructuring Group will give you support that really pays off.

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Become an insolvency practitioner with ICAEW

How to qualify and become an ICAEW insolvency practitioner. For ICAEW members and non-members.

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Become an insolvency practitioner with ICAEW

You don’t have to be an ICAEW Chartered Accountant to qualify and be licensed as an insolvency practitioner (IP) with ICAEW. We offer a comprehensive programme of support for insolvency practitioners.

Insolvency helpsheets

Helpsheets to support the work of ICAEW-licensed insolvency practitioners and their staff.

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More helpsheets

These helpsheets are designed to support the work of ICAEW licensed Insolvency Practitioners (IPs) and their staff. They will help you prepare for your insolvency compliance review, provide guidance on running your practice and technical help. They will also help you to comply with the requirements of ICAEW’s insolvency licensing regulations and guidance.

Insolvency regulations and standards

Keep up to date with insolvency regulations and standards.

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Talk insolvency

Online community for insolvency practitioners.

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Talk insolvency

Online community for insolvency practitioners.

Creditors' guides

The creditors’ guides explain to creditors their rights under insolvency legislation.

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Creditors' guides

These creditors’ guides form part of Statement of Insolvency Practice 9 – Remuneration of insolvency office holders.

Corporate insolvency casework

Helpsheets and checklists relating to corporate insolvency appointments.

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Personal insolvency casework

Helpsheets, checklists and creditors' guides for personal insolvency appointments.

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Representations and briefings

ICAEW makes representations and responds to consultations issued by government.

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Insolvency representations and briefings

We make representations to governments and other bodies on behalf of our members. Access them here in order of release.

Certificate in Insolvency

Find out more about the ICAEW Certificate in Insolvency.

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The ICAEW Certificate in Insolvency

The ICAEW Certificate in Insolvency is the most flexible learning programme for insolvency professionals in the UK.

News for IPs

Articles exploring issues affecting IPs.

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Sector news

Articles exploring issues affecting IPs.

What is an IP?

Find out more about Insolvency Practitioners (IPs).

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What is an IP?

An Insolvency Practitioner is someone who is licensed and authorised to act in relation to an insolvent individual, partnership or company.