Tag: UK debt levels

How to improve your business’ cashflow at Christmas

Use the tips and advice in this blog to help your business to maintain a healthy cashflow this Christmas. Most businesses will experience some level of seasonality over the Christmas period. For many retail and catering businesses it is their busiest time of year, but for businesses in other industries, sales can come to a…




Why do so many people get into debt over Christmas?

The demand for debt recovery services is expected to surge in the new year as businesses struggle to collect money owed by customers who have fallen into debt over Christmas. A 2017 article in the Independent found that more than three quarters of UK families with children make financial sacrifices at Christmas in order to…




3 steps to determining a customer’s creditworthiness

If you supply customers with a product or service, then offering a credit facility is a great selling point, but it doesn’t come without its risks. Whilst it is impossible to completely safeguard yourself from non-paying customers, it pays to have a system in place for checking a company’s credentials before you commit to working…




3 Things You May Not Know About the Enforcement Process

If you have taken someone who owes you money to court and you win the case, then the debtor has only a limited time to pay you what they owe or face the prospect of bailiffs coming to their premises. This part of the enforcement process is governed by the following actions you may not…




Ways to Pay Solicitor Costs When Pursuing a Claim

If a client or customer stubbornly refuses to pay their debts, then you will have no option other than to take legal action but this will come with costs if you use a solicitor to work on a debt recovery case. Depending on your individual case, the following options may be available to you… Paying…




Is It Time to Recover Those Historical Debts?

Most successful businesses will have to deal with write offs at some point and for some it can be a regular problem in every financial year. Write offs happen when a business simply writes off unpaid invoices because pursuing payments is seen as not being worth the effort or it will end up costing more…




Taking Your Client to Court Over Debts

Legal proceedings are not to be taken lightly and even more so when it comes to debt recovery and there are pros and cons to be considered when it comes to recovering the money a client owes you. To put it bluntly, taking your client to court is pretty much guaranteed to destroy the relationship…




3 Occasions When You Might Need Help From A Debt Recovery Agency

Occasionally in business you will have the misfortune of dealing with clients who regularly pay late or worse still don’t pay at all. Attempting to get rogue clients or customers to pay up can sap the energy out of your business and an increase in stress levels. You also have the added dilemma of not…




Which UK Region Has The Most Indebted SMEs?

Large amounts of debt can be a massive red flag if it’s a company you are about to enter into a business arrangement with. A recent survey however might help you decide which is the best part of the UK to be doing business in if you want to avoid potential problems with debt recovery….




Why Time Is Precious In Debt Recovery

A common issue when businesses decide to pursue their customers for unpaid bills is the amount of time that has passed before they get to that stage. Some businesses might leave it for more than a year before they decide to pursue debtors and this often creates some ambiguity into what rights a company has…