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Articles with a focus on debt collection and related business services.
 

Recent Blog Entries

New trends in modern debt collection

New trends in modern debt collection

Debt collection is changing and with it we are seeing a number of new trends in the processes, handling and staffing in the industry. AYOM discusses the trends we have discovered as we evolve with the industry.

Tuesday, 2nd April 2019

Chargebacks and holding periods in debt collection

Chargebacks and holding periods in debt collection

Chargebacks account for a percentage of money collected by debt collectors. For this reason it is very common to see holding periods. We look into what charge backs are and why holding periods are necessary.

Wednesday, 27th March 2019

AYOM select charity partners for 2019-20

AYOM select charity partners for 2019-20

AYOM staff have selected their charity partners for 2019. This time we have selected a national charity and a local charity. News on events to come soon.

Friday, 15th March 2019

Recruiting Debt Recovery Advisor

Recruiting Debt Recovery Advisor

Join an award winning Debt Recovery Company with over fifteen years' experience as a Debt Recovery Advisor / Collector

Tuesday, 8th January 2019

Agreeing with Citizen's Advice stance on council tax debt collection standards

Agreeing with Citizen's Advice stance on council tax debt collection standards

AYOM want to show our support for independent regulations and revisiting the way local authorities are fulfilling debt collection practices relating to taxes. With many seemingly taking an aggressive enforcement stance from the beginning, we urge councils to seek pre-legal mediation as best practice.

Tuesday, 11th December 2018

HMRC debt collection strategy – people urged “secure new debts to pay debt”

HMRC debt collection strategy – people urged “secure new debts to pay debt”

HMRC have caused a stir by requesting debtors pay for their tax by securing personal or commercial loans. Due to not being a preferential creditor now, HMRC are seemingly attempting to find ways to become one unofficially making requests such as these. Many are sceptical; commenting that HMRC’s debts are no more important than a local tradespersons.

Tuesday, 20th November 2018

Unpaid school lunches speak to tightening family purse strings

Unpaid school lunches speak to tightening family purse strings

Unpaid school lunches resulting in over £40,000 owed to local councils is indicating very tight family budgets according to one study. While schools wouldn't withhold lunches for students, it does pose the question of how exactly to recover the unpaid money.

Tuesday, 30th October 2018