Our Credentials

Invocas Group Credentials

John Hall, our chairman, has been heavily involved in a number of professional and representative bodies for a number of years and is a well known speaker on topics relating to the industry.


R3 – Association of Business Recovery Professionals

Invocas Group is proud to be associated with R3 through our Invocas Group Chairman, who is a Fellow of the Association. John is currently serving his second term as R3 Council member for Scotland, sits on the Association’s Personal Insolvency Policy Group and is a member of its Scottish Technical Committee.

R3 is the leading professional association for insolvency, business recovery and turnaround specialists in the UK and is renowned for promoting best practice for professionals working with financially troubled individuals and businesses.

Insolvency Practitioners Association

IPA – The Insolvency Practitioners Association

Invocas Group and Invocas Financial Insolvency Practitioners (“IPs”) are licensed and regulated by the IPA. The IPA is the only recognised body solely involved in insolvency with the power of authorising (licensing) IPs under the Insolvency Act 1986. John Hall is a former member of the IPA’s Professional Ethics and Guidance Committee.

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AIB – Accountant in Bankruptcy

Invocas Group and Invocas Financial Insolvency Practitioners are accredited by the Accountant in Bankruptcy (“AiB”) to provide money advice to indebted individuals in Scotland. Permitted to submit and supervise applications by such individuals for approval of a Debt Payment Program, applications for a certificate of sequestration or the approval and protection of a Trust Deed.

John Hall is a former member of the Debt and Insolvency Services Stakeholder Forum, an industry forum run by the AiB’s office and has played an active part in representing the interests of the insolvency profession in the rapidly changing legislative environment that has operated in Scotland over the last decade.

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DAS – Debt Arrangement Scheme

Invocas Financial’s Licensed Insolvency Practitioner, Adam Southard, is an Approved Money Adviser and can facilitate advice under the Business DAS legislation in Scotland. The Debt Arrangement Scheme (DAS) is a government-run debt management tool which allows a debtor to repay their debts through a debt payment programme (DPP).


DEMSA – Debt Managers Standards Association

Our subsidiary companies, Turn Debt Around and Fresh Start UK are both members of DEMSA. DEMSA promote good practice and high standards within Debt Management companies.

Turn Debt Around must meet the high standards set by DEMSA to ensure appropriate debt advice is given to their customers.

Fresh Start UK are held to the same high standard that ensure they provide the highest quality service possible in managing their customers’ Debt Management Plans.