Charles Turner

IPA announces FRP partner is new president

FRP Advisory partner Charles Turner takes presidency and chairman role at Insolvency Practitioners Association

22 Apr 2013

Mark Sands RSM Tenon

RSM Tenon partner to become IPA president

Mark Sands takes deputy vice-president role at Insolvency Practitioners Association, and will serve as president in 2015

23 Jan 2013

David Kerr IPA conference 2012

IPA to handle insolvency solicitor complaints

IPA will handle all complaints against solicitor insolvency practitioners. IPA signs agreement to handle solicitor complaints

10 Sep 2012

Rangers’ administrators welcome investigation

Duff & Phelps administrators welcome an investigation from regulatory body into their conduct at collapsed Scottish club and announce sale proposals imminent

29 May 2012

Lawyer takes IPA presidency

Solicitor Edward Bible takes Insolvency Practitioners Association presidency but FRP Advisory and Begbies Traynor partners hot on his heels

14 May 2012

Insolvency's 'disciplined' future will benefit stakeholders

Common guidance to reprimanding IPs could bring greater transparency, but does a highly regulated profession need more guidelines?

08 May 2012

Insolvency profession to unite on disciplinary measures

Draft proposals on a common approach to reprimanding practitioners will be discussed at next meeting of licensing bodies and regulator

01 May 2012

Begbies’ Mark Fry takes VP role at IPA

IPA names Begbies Traynor partner Mark Fry as its next president

01 Mar 2012

Patrick Brazzill named IPA president

Insolvency licensing body has promoted Patrick Brazzill to succeed Carl Faulds as president

19 Apr 2011

Debate needed on IPs' role in IVAs

Debate is needed on the flexibility IPs have when constructing IVAs, suggests Grant Thornton associate director Michael Peacock

23 Nov 2010

IPA director general retires

Insolvency Practitioner Association director general Peter Joyce retires after seven years at the licensor

14 Oct 2010

IPA to be closer to members in roadshow

The Insolvency Practitioners Association is to hold several roadshows around the country to engage with members over possible changes in the profession

30 Sep 2010

IPA licensed insolvency practitioners reaches 500

Insolvency body reaches record number with 500th insolvency practitioner

24 Sep 2010

New president at Insolvency Practitioners Association

Licensee of insolvency practitioners announces new president, Carl Faulds, who succeeds Frank Simms

10 Jun 2010

Video: Insolvencies - is the worst over?

Is the recent drop in corporate insolvencies just a statistical blip?

11 Nov 2009

Audio: Insolvencies - is the worst over?

Is the recent drop in corporate insolvencies just a statistical blip?

11 Nov 2009

IPs tackle Jobcentre redundancy plan

Reporting redundancies to Jobcentres becomes big concern for insolvency experts

29 Oct 2009

IPA lukewarm on company rescue consultation

Insolvency experts fear introduction of 'super priority' status for lenders in government plans

03 Sep 2009

Wake-up call over waffle in annual reports

Some companies still struggling to communicate effectively

20 Aug 2009

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