Our purpose is delivering economic confidence. We do this by:

•supporting those in financial distress;

•tackling financial wrongdoing; and

•maximising returns to creditors.

We are the Insolvency Service and the  government agency that provides services to those affected by financial distress or failure.

We play a vital part in promoting long-term economic growth by dealing with financial failure and giving confidence to lend.

Our goal is a fair and open insolvency system that works well, and a marketplace that is fair for businesses and individuals.

Treating each of our customers as an individual and with respect is at the heart of what we do. We balance our efforts in protecting creditors and the public from misconduct and scams, with providing help to individuals and companies going through financial failure – providing a proper way out. We continuously improve our services and are moving more services online to people can connect with us better.

Our people have a unique blend of talent and exceptional skills. We draw upon a wide range of expertise across the agency and intelligence from a variety of sources. As unbiased, professional experts, we also have excellent connections with wider government, the legal profession and other stakeholders.


For more information on The Insolvency Service and the roles they recruit for, click here.

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