The Government has published updated information for the public on what to do when bailiffs visit your home. It sets out how to deal with a bailiff, how to make payments, how to complain about a bailiff and where to get additional advice and support. The advice has been refreshed following requests by the advice and enforcement sectors as well as members of the public.
A formal government response to the consultation Transforming bailiff action: How we will provide more protection against aggressive bailiffs and encourage more flexibility in bailiff collections, will be published shortly.
Parking News articles
Someone's got to do it, Sarah Juggins, Nov 2010
Image rights, Colin Naylor, Oct 2010
Qualified for the job, Tracey Rivers, Aug 2010
BPA Special Interest Group
To view the Bailff and Enforcement Special Interest group page click here
National Standards for Enforcement Agencies
Government have taken the first steps towards a Bailiff Reform in order to change the way bailiffs are regulated, to make sure they operate fairly for all concerned. Justice Minister Jonathan Djanogly announced updated standards have been published which defines acceptable behaviour for bailiffs.
Updated National Standards for Enforcement Agents - January 2012
To read the announcement from the Ministry of Justice regarding the updated standards and reform, please see here .