Personal and company liquidations fell in the first quarter of 2013

Bankruptcies in 2013 could drop to lowest level since 2005

Insolvency statistics fell to their lowest level for five years as debtors choose cheaper alternatives, but the data masks the true state of the economy, say experts.

There has been a fall in the number of people being declared bankrupt

Debt Relief Orders weapon of choice for debtors with no assets

The Insolvency Service reports a nine per cent drop in the number of people being declared insolvent in 2012 but experts warn that this is not necessarily good news.

The Insolvency Service reported a rise in bankruptcies in the first quarter of 2012

Insolvency figures hide true picture of debt in the UK

There was a rise in bankruptcies in the first quarter of 2012 but personal insolvencies declined, according to the Insolvency Service but experts believe the true picture may be distorted.

There was a sharp increase in the number of retailers facing "financial distress" in the final quarter of 2011

New report finds 24% increase in companies facing insolvency

A report issued today by Begbies Traynor revelas that there was a 24 per cent increase in companies suffering from financial distress in the final quarter of 2011.

Insolvency Service urges young people with debt to seek help

Insolvency Service urges young people with debt to seek help

Young people in Britain may be facing more debt than ever, but they have been advised that help is available.

The number of personal insolvencies has remained static for the past 12 months

UK personal insolvencies fall but more businesses struggle

There was a slight fall in the number of personal insolvencies in the third quarter of 2011 but a rise in business bankruptcies, according to the Insolvency Service.

The number of insolvencies has stabilised in the last year, it has been revealed.

Insolvencies stabilising, official figures show

The insolvency rate in the UK is flattening out for both businesses and individuals, new figures have shown.

Personal insolvencies down

Drop in personal insolvencies welcomed

Figures from the Insolvency Service suggest a change in consumers' approach to spending.

Insolvency down in 4th quarter from same period in 2009

Insolvencies down 13.6% in 4th quarter

Individual insolvencies across England and Wales totalled 30,729 during the fourth quarter of 2010, according to a report from the Insolvency Service.

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