Recent Blog Entries
January saw AYOM participate in and achieve its first ever accreditation for the Investors In People standard. After many months of culture change and structural changes, the company is proud to have achieved the global standard.
Friday, 1st February 2019
Barclays are enabling a card blocking option for at risk consumer debt orientated customers as they allow card holders to opt in to automatically declining payments in locations such as pubs, gambling shops, restaurants and takeaways.
Wednesday, 9th January 2019
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 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 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
Debt and mental health. Both are linked and debt collection companies must do their bit to ensure debtors are not left feeling in a poor state. What do reputable companies like AYOM do?
Monday, 29th October 2018
Avoiding accruing a post Christmas debt is essential for many UK families. However having a great celebration period and staying in the black isn't an easy task. See our top tips to avoid consumer debt problems at Christmas.
Tuesday, 16th October 2018
How long can you chase a debt? How long does a judgment last? What is the time bar statute? Our expert advisers give you the run down on timescales you need to know when chasing debts.
Tuesday, 9th October 2018
AYOM staff are pleased to announce the raising of £155 following a fantastic Macmillan coffee morning which included tea, cake, a buffet, a raffle and a man vs. food challenge.
Monday, 1st October 2018
AYOM aren't suffering a BIBAs 2018 hangover after an amazing night with the premier businesses of Lancashire, organised by the North & Western Lancashire chamber of commerce.
Tuesday, 18th September 2018