Our licensed insolvency practitioners are accredited by some of the most respected professional bodies in the industry. This page will explain each of these organisations, describing their function, standards and professional requirements.

We also include direct links, where possible, to the specific licence page of our team member so you can verify their professional accreditation and regulation.

ICAS (Institute of Chartered Accountants)

A Chartered Accountant has achieved the highest professional level by following a programme of expert tuition, rigorous training and examinations in accountancy and business. ICAS Chartered Accountants are also known by the letters CA, a professional designation that’s exclusive to Members in the UK.

Our insolvency practitioner Alan Bradstock is a member of the ICAS.




R3 is the trade association for the UK’s insolvency, restructuring, advisory, and turnaround professionals.

R3 represent insolvency practitioners, lawyers, turnaround and restructuring experts, students, and others in the profession.

Full Members are qualified, regulated and work across the spectrum of the profession, They must have passed the JIEB exams, having the right professional accreditation, or by demonstrating extensive experience.

Our insolvency practitioner Alan Bradstock is full licensed by R3 as an insolvency practitioner.

To search for Alan Bradstock on R3 type his name into the member search on their website here

Insolvency Practitioners Association (IPA)

The Insolvency Practitioners Association (IPA) is one of seven recognised professional bodies for the purposes of regulating insolvency practitioners (IPs) within the UK and Ireland.

It is the only body whose membership is wholly of those involved in insolvency administration or insolvency-related work or interested in insolvency.

Turnaround Management Association (TMA)

The Turnaround Management Association (TMA) is a professional community in the corporate restructuring, renewal, and corporate health space. Almost 43% of its members are turnaround practitioners who consult with or participate in helping troubled companies in the recovery process.

All TMA members are expected to abide by a Code of Ethics, specifying high standards of professionalism, integrity, and competence.

See Mike Smith’s TMA profile here