Bankruptcy FAQ

The Official Receiver

What does the Official Receiver (OR) do? What happens in your interview with them? What paperwork will they ask you for? What if you don’t cooperate?

Who will be told if I go bankrupt

Who will find out you are bankrupt? Where is it recorded? Does your name go in the newspaper? Will your employer or landlord find out?

Who can make you Bankrupt?

Can anyone make you Bankrupt? Are your creditors likely to take this action? Will HMRC petition for your bankruptcy? Is it better to go Bankrupt yourself?