About AiB


To ensure access to fair and just processes of debt relief and debt management for the people of Scotland, which takes account of the rights and interests of those involved.


We will ensure that our activities are:

  • Independent
  • Responsive
  • Accountable
  • Transparent
  • Fair
  • Open

Key functions

We will achieve this through the following key functions, whilst recognising our unique statutory role:

  • Supporting Ministers to develop and refine policy
  • Supervising the bankruptcy process
  • Delivering, with stakeholders, a range of options for individuals seeking debt relief and debt management
  • Ensuring best value services to our customers

More detail on the history of AiB and our key functions is available.