If you have debt problems, you may be thinking about the possibility of bankruptcy. It is important to understand what bankruptcy is, and the alternatives to it. You can seek free and confidential help from money advice or debt counselling agencies.

What is bankruptcy?

Who can apply for bankruptcy?

What are the consequences if I am made bankrupt?

Further Information

The Debt Advice Bureau is an organisation advising about debt management, bankruptcy and IVA.

More information can also be found at or through telephone enquiry
line 0207 291 6895