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How to politely chase late paying customers

How to politely chase late paying customers

13/08/2018 / Comments 0

How well do you know your customers?

How well do you know your customers?

30/07/2018 / Comments 0

8 legal steps to protect your business against debtor insolvency

8 legal steps to protect your business against debtor insolvency

30/07/2018 / Comments 0

101 ways to improve your credit management

101 ways to improve your credit management

11/06/2018 / Comments 0

The 10 characteristics of a successful invoice

The 10 characteristics of a successful invoice

04/06/2018 / Comments 0

Are you chasing the wrong business?

Are you chasing the wrong business?

29/05/2018 / Comments 0

How to spot a late payment before it happens

How to spot a late payment before it happens

17/05/2018 / Comments 0

Red flags: 21 warning signs that your customer can’t afford to pay you

21 warning signs that your customer can’t afford to pay you

09/04/2018 / Comments 0

How to spring clean your sales ledger

How to spring clean your sales ledger

29/03/2018 / Comments 0

The reasons why your customers are paying late

The reasons why your customers are paying late (and how to overcome them)

05/03/2018 / Comments 0

How far would you go to get paid?

How far would you go to get paid?

26/02/2018 / Comments 0

4 credit control practices to leave in 2017

4 credit control practices to leave in 2017

13/12/2017 / Comments 0

10 credit control lessons we learned from Santa Claus

10 credit control lessons we learned from Santa Claus

05/12/2017 / Comments 0

How some big businesses prey on SMEs

How some big businesses prey on SMEs (and what you can do about it)

24/10/2017 / Comments 0

Scary late payment statistics haunting businesses this Halloween

Scary late payment statistics haunting businesses this Halloween

17/10/2017 / Comments 0

How your Terms and Conditions of sale could help limit aged debt

How your Terms and Conditions of sale could help limit aged debt

10/10/2017 / Comments 0

What to do when valuable customers don't pay

What to do when your most valuable customers don’t pay

21/09/2017 / Comments 0

5 problems every credit controller faces

5 problems every credit controller faces… and how to overcome them

12/09/2017 / Comments 0

5 fictional characters that would rock at credit control

5 fictional characters that would rock at credit control

21/08/2017 / Comments 0

3 quick tips to reduce impact of poor payment practices

3 quick tips to reduce impact of poor payment practices

15/08/2017 / Comments 0

Do you need to be aggressive to get paid?

Do you need to be aggressive to get paid?

31/07/2017 / Comments 0

4 ways to avoid writing off bad debt

Four ways to avoid writing off bad debt

16/05/2017 / Comments 0

Your 3 options to get paid by brickwalling customers

Your 3 options to get paid by ‘brickwalling’ customers

11/04/2017 / Comments 0

How to rediscover the time you’d forgotten you had

How to rediscover the time you’d forgotten you had

03/04/2017 / Comments 0

9 credit control tasks you can do in 1 hour or less

9 credit control tasks you can do in 1 hour or less

31/03/2017 / Comments 0

Safeguard your business with this one action

15/03/2017 / Comments 0

11 things successful credit controllers do that struggling ones don’t

21/02/2017 / Comments 0

How to avoid an invoice dispute

20/02/2017 / Comments 0

Insolvency figures increase after Brexit vote

24/01/2017 / Comments 0

Don’t let Christmas shut down your cash flow

12/12/2016 / Comments 0

How to choose a debt collection agency

08/11/2016 / Comments 0

reality check

5 harsh realities of credit control (and how to deal with them)

12/10/2016 / Comments 0

Post-it-note

Could handwritten Post-it notes improve your collection times?

28/09/2016 / Comments 0

Resolving payment disputes

How to quickly resolve any payment disputes

06/09/2016 / Comments 0

5 minutes

5 minute credit control tasks: Searching for a quick win

17/08/2016 / Comments 0

Gotta catch 'em all

A game of late payers: Gotta catch ‘em all

25/07/2016 / Comments 0

Name and shame

Should we name and shame late paying companies?

22/06/2016 / Comments 0

5 Cs of credit terms

Understanding the 5 ‘C’s of trading on credit terms

08/06/2016 / Comments 0

An A-Z of credit control best practices

An A-Z of credit control best practices

27/05/2016 / Comments 0

10 cash flow commandments

The 10 commandments of cash flow management

11/05/2016 / Comments 1

Why customers don't care

Why your customers don’t care about paying you late

03/05/2016 / Comments 0

Game of thrones - credit control lessons

9 credit control lessons from Game of Thrones

26/04/2016 / Comments 0

8 essential questions to ask your customers

8 essential questions to ask your customers

19/04/2016 / Comments 0

why not supplying bad customers makes perfect business sense

Why not supplying bad customers makes perfect business sense

15/03/2016 / Comments 0

Which payment methods should your business offer

Which payment methods should your business offer?

24/02/2016 / Comments 0

5 tips for effective terms and conditions

What to include in your terms and conditions

09/06/2015 / Comments 0

What to cover in your courtesy call

What to cover in your courtesy call

13/05/2015 / Comments 0

How early settlement discounts can help your business

How early settlement discounts can help your business

14/04/2015 / Comments 0

5 tips for effective terms and conditions

5 tips for effective terms and conditions of sale

16/02/2015 / Comments 0

Are you charging late payment interest?

Are you charging late payment interest?

15/09/2014 / Comments 0

Reduce the stress of late payment

27/06/2014 / Comments 0

The pros and cons of credit reports

The pros and cons of credit reports

25/03/2014 / Comments 0

The pros and cons of upfront payment and credit terms

24/04/2013 / Comments 0

Credit circles

Credit management focus: Credit circles

10/04/2013 / Comments 0

Just some of our clients

  • Eazipay
  • Quantuma
  • Custom Glass
  • Wote Street People
  • Duff & Phelps
  • Leonard Curtis
  • FRP Advisory
  • SER Contractor
  • Construction Recruitment Services
  • Leumi ABL
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Close Brothers Invoice Finance
  • Harrisons Business Recovery
  • BNP Paribas
  • Kreston Reeves
  • PNC Business Credit
  • Midland Rock
  • Santander Corporate & Commercial
  • Barclays

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