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Debt Recovery costs remain static

Whilst the UK is embroiled in a bitter argument in respect of cost of living increases and various business, both corporate and small jumping on the bandwagon, all raising their own prices in a seemingly…

Bad Debt Risk – 7 in 10 SME’s not checking customers’ credit status

A worrying lack of credit awareness and bad debt protection amongst the UK’s small and medium sized business community has been revealed by new research from Experian, the global information services company.
Experian recently did a…

Debt Recovery Blog – Late payment legislation to be brought forward

Late payment legislation designed to help prevent late payment of invoices and unfair payment terms will be introduced a year early, a Government minister has revealed.
During a House of Commons debate at Whitehall last week,…

Retail Rents Due – expected rise in debt recovery and insolvency

Although the general level of business administrations has fallen over the last few months, the retail sector is bucking the trend and the previous ‘Quarter Day’ for rents in June saw the largest wave of…

European debt recovery practice threatens UK business rescue

A new European Commission measure to freeze the assets of British businesses has dealt a significant blow to the UK’s business rescue culture according to the insolvency trade body R3.
The new measures known as the…

UK Debt Statistics Outlook for October 2011

Total UK personal debt at the end of August 2011 stood at £1,451bn with the twelve-month growth rate remaining unchanged at 0.9% meaning that in the UK, individuals currently owe nearly as much as the…

Latest Insolvency Index – Debt Recovery, Bad Debt & SME’s

The latest Insolvency Index from global information services company Experian, has indicated that the rate of business insolvencies dropped to 0.08% per cent in August, which is lowest rate since February 2011.
There was a negligible…

Debt recovery blog – Trade credit insurers still cautious of SMEs

While the market for trade credit insurance continues to remain competitive for large corporate businesses the prospects for many SME’s are not so rosy.
Trade credit insurance is often used to reduce the impact of bad…

Debt Recovery Blog – increase in company failures still to materialise

The rate of company failures slowed during Q3 despite an increase in corporate insolvencies during the first half of this year, according to data published today.
The data, compiled by commercial credit referencing agency Graydon UK,…

Debt Recovery Blog – when debtor tracing goes wrong

An elderly knight of the realm had bailiffs knocking on his door over an unpaid £5,000 gas bill – despite never having gas in his home.
Sir John Tavare, 91, and his 87-year-old wife Lady Daphne…

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