IVA Advice Centre

Surviving Christmas on an IVA

We know it can be stressful wondering where you're going to find the money for all that eating, drinking and making merry. But living on an IVA doesn't have to mean Christmas is cancelled. Read article

What documents do I need to start an IVA?

To start an IVA, you'll need to provide certain documents to prove it's a suitable solution for your circumstances. Read article

How quickly can an IVA be set up?

An IVA can take anywhere from a few weeks to a couple of months to set up. Read article

Can I arrange an IVA on my own?

Your IVA will have to be arranged by a qualified Insolvency Practitioner. Read article

What is an Insolvency Practitioner and what do they do?

An Insolvency Practitioner will arrange your IVA for you - and help you make it a success. Read article

Can I include electricity bills in my IVA?

An IVA could help you repay a significant amount of unsecured debt in an agreed timeframe - and could help you keep on top of your priority bills too. Read article

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