Self Employed Workers and IVAs

Over the past few months there have been numerous press articles concerning the increasing level of personal insolvencies and in particular Voluntary Arrangements (IVA’s). IVA’s were introduced in England and Wales in 1986 followed by Northern Ireland in 1989. Initially, they were aimed specifically at trading businesses and the self employed but are now most commonly used by individuals who have amassed uncontrolled levels of unsecured debt. Continue reading

What Is The Cost Of An Individual Voluntary Arrangement

If you are insolvent and are considering entering into an IVA you may be worried about whether or not you can afford the fees involved with the process. This is understandable but it should not really be a concern. If the insolvency firm you are using for your IVA is any good at all then they should put this concern to bed quickly and assuredly. Continue reading