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Is bankruptcy right for you?

This section will help you work out whether going bankrupt is the right way of dealing with your debts. It covers the impact bankruptcy might have on all aspects of your lifestyle, including whether you might lose your home or your job.

Checklist - is bankruptcy right for you?

Checklist to help you decide whether bankruptcy is the right option to help you get out of debt.

Check how bankruptcy affects your home

Find out if you can stay in your home after you go bankrupt.

Check how bankruptcy affects your job

Find out how bankruptcy affects your job, and what work you can do after going bankrupt.

Access to credit - impact of bankruptcy

Explains how bankruptcy can affect your ability to get credit in the future.

Bank account, savings, pension - impact

Explains what will happen to your bank account, savings and pension, if you choose to go bankrupt.

Check how bankruptcy affects your belongings

Find out what you can keep when you’re bankrupt.

Immigration status - impact of bankruptcy

Explains how going bankrupt could affect your application for british citizenship.

Will your bankruptcy be public knowledge?

Explains which organisations the official receiver must tell, if a bankruptcy order is granted.