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PRE-INSOLVENCY OPTIONS

Bell & Company offer Independent and Impartial advice
to assess all options available.

We offer a completely free, no obligation initial consultation

PRE-INSOLVENCY OPTIONS

Pre-Insolvency is not always the best outcome for everyone. It is completely dependent on individual circumstances. Bell & company are different because we offer impartial advice to all clients and are able to advise on all options considering potential strengths and weaknesses. We offer a free consultation to review and assess all options and the merits of each.

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IN MOST CASES WE WOULD SAY THAT AN INFORMAL OR PRE-INSOLVENT ROUTE CAN BE THE BEST TO TAKE BECAUSE:

  • A formal insolvency procedure is avoided
  • There is more room for flexibility in negotiations yielding a better result
  • A tailored settlement can be adapted to suit all parties
  • A better return for all creditors involved
  • Reduced costs
  • Issues are usually dealt with on a consensual basis;
  • Legal proceedings and associated costs are avoided;
  • Relationships between creditors can be preserved

OPTIONS & ALTERNATIVES TO A FORMAL INSOLVENCY ROUTE

What is a Full & Final Settlement?

  1. A Full and Final Settlement (F&F) happens when a creditor agrees:To accept less than the whole debt claimed (“full debt”), and
  2. that they won’t take action to recover the rest (“final”).

This is sometimes called a “partial settlement” or “short settlement”

Bell & Company offer Independent and Impartial advice to assess all options available. A full financial review will be conducted to assess the merits of formal and informal insolvency routes dependant on individual circumstances. You can read more about formal insolvency advice here.

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Mental Health & Debt – The Worst Not a great subject I know, Mental Health and Debt, but one that needs to be aired more as the very real issue of mental health comes more to the fore. Sadly we see a lot of people struggling with the burden of debt and have seen many people…

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We at Bell & Company are receiving more and more queries from individuals, concerned or threatened by Personal Guarantees (PG’s) they have given in the past. Typically, PG’s are given to support: Banking or other limited company funding including overdrafts, loans, Factoring, HP, leasing etc. Limited company trade creditor facilities, Leases, Peer to Peer loans,…

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In this instance our client had a longstanding shortfall debt of £36,000. This debt was recently sold to a third party. Our client was worried about the misconceptions of third party debt collection agencies. However, at Bell & Company we regularly deal with third parties such as this one and have a good working relationship…

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In this situation, our clients had invested in a second property with an interest only mortgage. However, the value of the property drastically declined in a short period of time leaving the couple with a large mortgage in negative equity. Bell & Company were appointed to negotiate the sale and the full and final settlement…

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Negative equity success – The client in this situation was an older gentleman. He had several properties in negative equity that were causing him a great deal of stress as he was struggling to maintain payments. He approached Bell & Company in the hope of relieving some of the stress that the situation was causing…

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£85,000 saving for working family
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Our clients in this situation were a working family with two young children. They bought several investment properties before the crash,which had subsequently fallen into negative equity. This was a huge financial burden on the family and they were struggling to maintain mortgage payments on all properties. The couple appointed Bell & Company to negotiate…

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Summer successes
August 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

For many, summer is downtime for relaxation and rest with schools off and holidays to be had. As ever, at Bell & Company, we are working to steer our clients out of the burden of debt. Read below for some stories  of our summer successes. £85,000 saving for working family Our clients in this situation…

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Waht are debt strategists? Bell & Company are the UK and Ireland’s leading Debt Strategists, that simply means we develop a strategy to best alleviate a client’s debt burden. We are approached daily by over extended borrowers and tailor our advice to their individual circumstances to ensure there is a realistic and pragmatic option for…

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