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Webinars for insolvency practitioners

ICAEW's Restructuring and Insolvency community broadcasts webinars providing expert support and guidance for insolvency practitioners. View the latest webinars providing guidance on hot topics, such as changes to data protection, pensions, litigation and the changes brought by the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016.


Insolvency Reporting

Broadcast: 11 June 2020

Hear about the results of an empirical study in to insolvency practitioners' reports and also some key tips to improve the quality of your own reports and to ensure regulatory compliance.

Speakers: Yvonne Joyce, Senior Accounting Lecturer, Glasgow University and Eileen Maclean, director of Insolvency Support Services.  

Covid-19: Q&A for IPs

Broadcast: 1 May 2020

What we know about the impacts of Covid-19 and legislative changes so far, for the restructuring & insolvency profession.

Speakers: Tyrone Courtman, licensed insolvency practitioner, and Simeon Gilchrist, partner, Edwin Coe LLP

Understanding Insolvency – Q&A with an IP

Broadcast: 9 April 2020

This webinar gave accountants and business advisers the opportunity to ask a licensed Insolvency Practitioner any questions they may have on insolvency and how to support their clients experiencing financial difficulties or going through an insolvency process.

Speaker: Tyrone Courtman

Covid-19 impacts on supply chain and financial performance

Broadcast: 1 April 2020

This webinar covers:

  1. The current evolving situation and its implications from a supply chain perspective.
  2. What you can do now to protect yourself in terms of ongoing impact on business performance.
  3. How can you be better prepared for the next supply chain business performance impact – Climate change, geopolitical issues, reputational impacts.

Speaker: Nick Wildgoose, accountant, supply chain and risk professional

Covid-19 Government Support

What we know about COVID-19 government support schemes so far.

Broadcast: 31 March 2020.

Speaker: Iain Wright FCA, Director for Business and Industrial Strategy, ICAEW

SIP tips

Broadcast: 18 March 2020

This webinar recaps all of the key SIP requirements.

Speaker: Gareth Limb, Director, Compliance on Call Limited

Mental capacity and vulnerable debtors – some risks and tips for IPs

Broadcast: 4 September 2019

This webinar considers some key issues related to vulnerable debtors and issues of capacity, including the risks for IPs and practical steps you can take to mitigate these.

Speaker: Mark Cullingford, Partner, Thrings

Trading practicalities

Broadcast: 6 June 2019

This webinar considers some of the practicalities when trading an insolvent business and also covers some of the related issues that QAD finds on its monitoring visits.

Speakers: Rebecca Dacre, Director, Mazars LLP and Alison Morgan, ICAEW QAD

Employment Law and insolvency

Broadcast: 27 March 2019

The webinar considers how insolvency and employment law interact. Topics covered include TUPE, collective redundancies and insolvency, and claims and the National Insurance Fund.

Speakers: Anne Pritam, Partner, Stephenson Harwood
Melanie Moore, Senior Associate, Stephenson Harwood

ICAEW – 2019 Retail Outlook – in association with PwC

With slowing volumes in the retail sector to win, you need to grow share. That means investment to drive a competitive edge. But with huge pressure on the P&L, how can you restructure to free up investment, and where, to get the greatest return?

This on demand ICAEW webinar, in association with PwC, will provide you with predictions for the 2019 retail environment and the factors to take into account. It will also give guidance on investment priorities in the short medium and longer term. Winners will invest in the moments that matter across the whole shopper buying journey – but what are these moments and how will they impact on the trading environment across 2019 and beyond?


CVAs - an effective tool for supporting business rescue?

Broadcast: 10 July 2018

Professor Walton and Chris Umfreville

Virtual meetings for IPs

Broadcast: 6 June 2018

Darren White of Turnkey

SIP tips from ICAEW’s Quality Assurance Department

Broadcast: 5 March 2018

Claire Harsley and Victoria Alexandrou, Reviewers, ICAEW's Quality Assurance Department, explore some of the issues that insolvency practitioners overlook, or mis-understand, when looking at the various Statements of Insolvency Practice.

Anti-money laundering and insolvency practitioners

Broadcast: 29 November 2017

David Stevens, ICAEW's Integrity and law manager, outlines the changes brought into the money laundering regime in June 2017 and what they mean for insolvency practitioners. In his presentation, David explains the National Risk Assessment and the 2017 Regulations, providing answers to frequently asked questions about the changes, and highlighting what further support is available.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Broadcast: 26 October 2017

Mark Taylor, Technical Manager, ICAEW's IT Faculty and insolvency practitioner and trainer Malcolm Niekirk, discuss the changes being brought in by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) from 2018. Malcolm addresses how this will impact insolvency practitioners and what they must do to plan for the changes.

Avoiding pensions pitfalls and financial penalties

Broadcast: 9 May 2017

Darren Toms, founder of Clumber Consultancy, outlines auto enrolment updates and other pension issues, such as the different types of pension, S120 notifications, S22 notifications and the future for pensions and insolvency. Darren also looks at case studies such as auto enrolment and unpaid contributions.

Litigation for insolvency practitioners

Broadcast: 20 July 2017

Maurice Power, Managing Director of Ferguson Litigation Funding, provides a brief introduction to litigation funding and dispel the misconceptions around litigation funding and explore potential future developments in the market. Maurice also addresses key developments in the sector, including portfolio funding IP self-managed fund and funders creating law firms.

Understand the key changes in the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016

Broadcast: 26 January 2017

Michelle Butler, partner at the Compliance Alliance, covers various changes to the 2016 rules such as communicating with creditors, small debts, statements of affairs, moving from ADM to CVL, progress reporting, closing liquidations and bankruptcies and transitional provisions.

Your options when seeking decisions from creditors under the Insolvency (England & Wales) Rules 2016

Broadcast: 12 January 2017

Gareth Limb, Compliance on Call, discusses common issues and approaches for decision procedures and what this means under the new rules. This webinar will also cover specific issues for different decision procedures, deemed consent, requisitions of decisions and transitional provisions.


What’s hot and what’s not in insolvency practice

Broadcast: 24 October 2016

Joanne Quinn, from Nova Consultants, discusses The Insolvency (England & Wales) rules 2016, including an update regarding SIP changes and what has been occupying her compliance visits in 2016.

Insolvency litigation post Jackson: insolvency practitioners’ options

Broadcast: 11 October 2016

Chris Laughton, insolvency practitioner and partner at Mercer & Hole, and Nick Pike, lawyer and partner at Pinset Masons, discuss the different types of claims that insolvency practitioners may have to deal with and the key difficulties when dealing with certain types or sizes of the claim.