JPS Chartered Surveyors act on behalf of Insolvency Practitioners in relation to Corporate Insolvency matters.  We have considerable experience and expertise to understand our clients’ requirements and our duty to act in the best interest of all creditors.  We have developed our resources and knowledge management capabilities to provide a truly unique offering to instructing clients.

The services and care given to clients is provided with an understanding and experience of handling thousands of cases , often with urgency, involving insolvency situations, backed up with impressive and appropriate resources and systems, whilst Regulated by RICS.

Risk assessing and implementation of new procedures in response to COVID 19 are enabling us to attend on sites if safe and necessary or, engagement with directors for video tours and several communication channels for our investigations.  We have also sucessfully conducted  sales by onlime auctions with online booking systems for viewings and collections enabling us ensure adherance with Public Health England Guidelines, introducing and bespoke booking pages for onsite auction viewings and collections.  We are also conducting pre-booked video views using Zoom, FaceTime, WhatsApp or Teams.

We have invested in our resources and ourselves. Every case is different and presents different challenges.  We have developed our team, systems and resources to provide solutions tailored to the needs of the case.  Offering a wide array of sales channels, all integrated into our client account reconcilitions, we conduct sales by Online auction, Tender, Private Treaty AND Multi-channel online sales on Amazon, eBay and our own website.

Client relationships are our most valued asser.  We know this and take every instruction personally and act ethically, honest and transparent in our dealings.

We act in connection with the following corporate insolvency paths: Liquidation, Administration, Members Voluntary Arrangement, Company Voluntary Arrangement, Moratorium.

The services we provide to Insolvency Practitioners vary from case to case to reflect the circumstances and may include:

  • Preparation of Valuation Reports for Machinery and Business Assets and property interests, in compliance with RICS Valuation – Professional Standards (“the Red Book”);
  • Determination, identification and management of encumbered assets and assets subject to third party ownership;
  • Asset management – to ensure safe and efficient control and security of subject assets;
  • Management of retention of title claims including conducting inspections, assessment of terms of sale and provision of recommendations;
  • Sale of assets on site or from WORTH House by traditional auctiontender, private treaty, online-auction, or online fixed-price sales on marketplaces through ASSETtrail;
  • Relocation and storage of assets, where required, to our 11,000 sq. ft. fixed storage facility located at WORTH House, Whitefield, Manchester;
  • Negotiation of sales of businesses or assets and provision of recommendation advice in respect to offers received with alternative outcome statements, in compliance with SIP 16 where relevant;
  • Storage of company documentation and confidential destruction, with the option to forward bill for the duration of the storage requirement;
  • Funds held on behalf of clients are held in RICS Regulated client accounts and assets are sold on a VAT self-billing arrangement.

We often act prior to formal appointment of an Insolvency practitioner and understand our role can include acting as part of the team with our clients, therefore we seek to enhance the integrity of their offering to their prospective client.

JPS Director Mark Isaacs has accepted responsibility of the Insolvency content of the Machinery and Business Asset Module of the Degree in Surveying offered by the College of Estate Management, which includes the setting of exam papers to students.