The latest National Statistics on insolvencies produced by The Insolvency Service (an Executive Agency of BIS) are released on 1 February 2013 according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.  

Statistics on quarterly insolvencies for the UK are published for the period from Q1 2002 up to Q4 2012 and include headline figures for England and Wales covering personal insolvencies, made up of bankruptcies, individual voluntary arrangements (IVAs) and debt relief orders (DROs), and company liquidations, consisting of compulsory liquidations and creditors voluntary liquidations (CVLs) 

These statistics report on the period October to December 2012 and update those previously released on 2 November.

From 09:30 on Friday 1 February 2013 the statistics release can be viewed  here.  

Tables (accessible from 09:30 Friday 1 February 2013)

1

Company liquidations in England & Wales

1a

Compulsory liquidations by industry in England & Wales

1b

Creditors' Voluntary Liquidations by industry in England & Wales

1c

Creditors' Voluntary Liquidations following Administration in England & Wales

2

Individual insolvencies in England & Wales

2a

Bankruptcy orders by petition type and trading status in England & Wales

2b

Income payments in England & Wales

2c

Bankruptcies where the individuals were self employed by industry in England & Wales

3

Receiverships, Administrations and Company Voluntary Arrangements in England & Wales

3a

Receiverships by industry in England & Wales

3b

Administrations (Enterprise Act) by industry in England & Wales

3c

Company voluntary arrangements by industry in England & Wales

4

Insolvencies in Scotland

4a

Compulsory liquidations by industry in Scotland

4b

Creditors' voluntary liquidations by industry in Scotland

5

Receiverships, Administrations and Company Voluntary in Scotland

6

Insolvencies in Northern Ireland

7

Rate of company liquidations

8

Rate of individual insolvencies

Please note that the links above will always direct you to data for the Q4 2012 release. If you are interested in archived data or additional series, further statistics are available here, or you can contact the Insolvency Service (jay.khamis@insolvency.gsi.gov.uk or nikki.brownlie@insolvency.gsi.gov.uk).