Beverley Budsworth, a Manchester-based insolvency practitioner has been invited to join the Personal Insolvency Committee.
The PIC was set-up by the Insolvency Practitioners Association to look at the range of personal debt solutions that insolvency practitioners are involved in.
It acts on behalf of the personal insolvency industry and advises on particular issues. It will oversee the introduction of the IPA’s new examination in personal insolvency.
Budsworth is the managing director of The Debt Advisor and The Business Debt Advisor who offer practical advice and solutions to individuals or businesses in debt.
She says: “I have been a member of the IPA for a number of years working with them on various government-led working parties, so it is fantastic to be invited to join the newly-formed committee.
“I’m looking forward to getting stuck in to some of the essential work that the PIC is currently involved in to establish them as the authoritative voice for personal insolvency practitioners.”
David Kerr, chief executive of the IPA, adds: “We have drawn on personal insolvency experts to move forward our policy in this increasingly specialised field, and are very pleased to have Beverley Budsworth on board. Beverley is recognised as a leading thinker on these issues and I am sure she will contribute greatly to the development of initiatives for our members engaged in this work.”