Open Courses

Designed and Presented by Fully Trained IP Presenters

Open Courses

NTI deliver a series of highly energetic, relevant and up-to-the-minute Open Courses, offering updates with views and opinions, designed and presented by fully trained IP presenters.

The dates of these courses are published at the beginning of each calendar year and include training in both the north and south of our fine country.

Fully Qualified Professional Presenters

The most important distinctions between NTI’s open courses and those put on by other providers is:

The Presenters

Richard Bloomfield

Richard is a director of NTI who heads up the NTI CPD department and lectures for both the CPI and JIEB exams. He is both CPI and JIEB qualified and has over 15 years insolvency experience. He has a passion and commitment to re-design the continuing professional development of the insolvency profession, by making CPD far more informative and accessible. He created CPD Tap, a product that provides IPs with on the spot CPD updates on their phones and computers.

Richard has a wide experience in all types of insolvency, and a gift for getting information across to both the willing and the unwilling in a positive, creative and highly practical way.

Richard’s passion and professionalism are two of the main reasons our courses are so innovative and great to attend.He is a key member of the award winning NTI team and is a founding member of our brilliant group of professional trainers.

Andy Deere

Andy joined the team at NTI in 2018, having spent over 12 years in insolvency practice. Whilst in practice, Andy worked predominantly at a boutique insolvency firm in Birmingham, but also spent a number of years at ‘Top-10’ and sole-practitioner firms.

Andy is both CPI and JIEB qualified, having experienced NTI’s training first-hand, and is passionate about sharing his knowledge with students in an inspiring and engaging way in his role as a full-time lecturer and trainer. He has a broad experience of both corporate and personal insolvency.

Andy has a particular expertise in personal insolvency and leads NTI's NTIQ qualificaiton. He has delivered bespoke courses to IVA businesses, as well as designing courses and training solutions for corporate businesses.

Michelle Mills

Michelle started her insolvency career in 2006 at a top 20 accountancy firm. Passing the CPI in 2009, personal JIEB exam in 2011 and the corporate papers in 2011 (self-studied), Michelle became a licensed insolvency practitioner in 2013.

Michelle initially focused on investigations and antecedent transactions before moving into mainstream insolvency matters, eventually becoming an appointment taking IP in 2017, she has always had an interest in the technical side of the job, being a member of the small practitioners technical group, lecturing on the 2016 rule changes as well as lecturing on the R3 introduction to insolvency courses for 4 years.

Michelle brings practical and technical experience to the team, wading through the compliance waffle to give clients the answers they need to enable them to do their job.

The Cost

The cost of NTI's open courses vary slightly, but as an indication we provide a full CPD experience for as little as £160 (ex VAT) per person, per day.