Other Items

Introduction to insolvency
Wednesday 8th November 2017

A one day training event from IRRV Scotland

Leapark Hotel, Grangemouth

Wednesday 8th November

Valid for IRRV CPD Points



Course background

This course will introduce you to the various insolvency processes available in Scotland.

Whether the debtor is an individual or company; choosing to enter insolvency or being forced into formal insolvency by a creditor, it will look at the impact of insolvency; the effects of the procedures and the differences between them.

Specifically it will look at the impact of formal insolvency on local government claims and what you can expect from dealing with an Insolvency Practitioner in practice.

The course is designed to be participative and to equip you with knowledge you can apply in your day-to-day role. It will be fully up to date for all legislative changes in force on the date of the course.


10:00 Introduction
What is insolvency? Ranking of claims generally

10:30 Pre-insolvency requirements
Moratorium on diligence
Mandatory money advice for debtors Common financial statement
Debtor contribution order

11:30 Coffee

11:45 Sequestration
Overview of sequestration
Who can be sequestrated? Who can sequestrate?
Effects of sequestration on debtor: compliance and discharge Effects of sequestration on creditors: remedies and rights

13:00 Lunch

13:45 Overview of protected trust deed (PTD)
Who can sign a trust deed and why?
Effects of PTD on debtor: rights and obligations Effects of PTD on creditors: remedies and rights

15:00 Tea

15:15 Business DAS DAS update

16:00 Close

Seminar Leader : About Eileen Maclean, Director of Insolvency Support Services Limited

Eileen is a licensed insolvency practitioner with 27 years’ experience of all aspects of corporate and personal insolvency. A member of the IPA and R3, Eileen represented Scotland on R3’s National Council for six years until 2009. She has been an active member of R3’s Scottish Technical Committee since 2003, and now sits on the IPA’s Professional Guidance and Ethics and Personal Insolvency Committee.

In 2009 Eileen co-founded Insolvency Support Services Limited. ISS provides volume support and outsourcing services to the Scottish Government, Big 4, medium and smaller practices including case progression and closure, back office support and compliance reviews. Eileen specialises in complex issues and dispute resolution.

Eileen is widely recognised as the foremost trainer of insolvency in Scotland and through ISS Training trains students of insolvency at all levels and provides tailored training for IPs, solicitors and banks.

This professional meeting represents excellent value for money, with delegate fees starting at only £125 + VAT. This includes lunch, refreshments, and training materials. The course starts at 10am (registration from 9.30am) with a finish time of around 4pm.

As places are limited, early booking is recommended. The IRRV regrets that, under normal circumstances, delegate fees cannot be refunded. However, delegate substitutions may be made at no cost at any time prior to the event, subject to these being notified to the Institute.


Every fourth place from the same organisation booked for the course in this brochure (and made in the same booking) is entirely free of charge. Please note that, due to the demand for places, this offer applies only to the course detailed on the booking form on this brochure and applies to the lowest cost place.


Any queries?
If you have any queries, please contact

Fraser Macpherson,
IRRV Development Manager,
2A Argyle Street,

Telephone/Fax – 01382 456029
email -


Data analysis - Using your SHBE and CTR Data extracts

Leapark Hotel, Grangemouth

Tuesday 30th October 2018


Systems Thinking

Leapark Hotel, Grangemouth
Fundamentals for revenues and benefits managers and team members

Thursday 1st November 2018


Leading teams and managing people

The Leapark Hotel, Grangemouth

Friday 2nd November 2018


Miscellaneous Income Conference 2018

Leapark Hotel, Grangemouth

Tuesday 6th November 2018


Putting consumers at the centre of decision-making

The Teacher Building, St Enoch Square, Glasgow

Friday 9th November 2018


Team Building and Motivational Workshop – Revenues & Benefits

The Leapark Hotel, Grangemouth

Tuesday 13th November 2018


Council Tax Masterclass 2018

Leapark Hotel, Grangemouth

Wednesday 14th November 2018


Telephone debt collection workshop with PhoneCoach

Improve your collection of rents, local taxation and sundry debt

Leapark Hotel, Grangemouth

Thursday 15th November 2018


Legal debt recovery

 A one day professional meeting from IRRV Scotland

The Leapark Hotel, Grangemouth

Tuesday 20th November 2018


Benefits & Welfare Reform Conference 2018

The Leapark Hotel, Grangemouth

Wednesday 21st November 2018


NEW Understanding Subsidy and Audit Workshop

Revenue, Risk, Remedy and Recovery

Leapark Hotel, Grangemouth

Monday 3rd December 2018


NEW Know your Non Domestic Rates

A one day training course – a great NDR grounding plus Barclay Review overview


Leapark Hotel, Grangemouth

Tuesday 4th December 2018


Data Protection: what can and cannot be done with personal data

Leapark Hotel, Grangemouth

Monday 10th December 2018


Introduction to Housing Benefit, Council Tax Reduction and Welfare Benefits

The Leapark Hotel, Grangemouth

Tuesday 11th December 2018