About us

Founded in January 2007 by Paul Bailey and Tom Ahmad, Bailey Ahmad Business Recovery is an independent firm which specialises in providing corporate and personal rescue, recovery and insolvency advice to those in financial difficulty.

Our firm is supported by a dedicated team of skilled, qualified and motivated staff who strive to provide a high quality service to those who seek our assistance.

We value the relationships that we have built with local accountants, many of whom have been referring to us for many years. Our approach is collaborative ensuring that client relationships are maintained and all parties are kept informed of progress.

We are licensed and regulated by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and we are also a firm member of R3 – The Association of Business Recovery Professionals.

Paul Bailey FABRP

Paul Bailey FABRP

Paul is a qualified insolvency practitioner licensed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and is a member of R3 The Association of Business Recovery Professionals.

With more than 30 years experience working in a big four accountancy practice, a leading firm of insolvency practitioners in central London, and co-founding Bailey Ahmad Business Recovery, Paul is a corporate recovery and turnaround specialist. During the course of his career, Paul has worked on a range of assignments spanning large-scale reconstructions to the wind-down of solvent and insolvent companies, and dealing with the estates of bankrupt individuals.

Tom Ahmad ACA

Tom is a Chartered Certified Accountant and a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner who commenced his career working at a leading firm of insolvency practitioners in central London before co-founding Bailey Ahmad Business Recovery in January 2007.

Tom has worked on a wide range of corporate assignments, with a focus on owner-managed and sole trader businesses. He also has experience dealing with the estates of insolvent individuals and assisting the effective implementation of Voluntary Arrangements between companies/individuals and their creditors.

Tom Ahmad ACA

Spotlight on the referrer

We have interviewed a few accountants who we work closely with about what it is like to work with us. Take a look below!

Paul Buck - BurnBecks Chartered Accountants

BurnBecks are a firm of Chartered Certified Accountants based in Greenwich and run by Paul Buck and Sean Brennan. They offer a full range of accountancy, audit and taxation services to SMEs and individuals. The firm’s ethos is to develop long-standing relationships with their clients, some of whom have been represented for over 15 years. Read our interview with Paul here.

Rick Parish - Ellis Atkins Chartered Accountants

Ellis Atkins is an independent firm of Chartered Accountants and business advisors. They have many clients in the local community, help many small and medium-sized businesses across multiple sectors, and specialise in taxation, consultancy and book-keeping. Read our interview with Rick here.