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


Articles exploring areas relating to debt collection and business finance.

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UK businesses see costs and debt rise in wake of Ukraine war

With Russia's invasion of Ukraine, UK businesses alongside consumers have seen a noticeable increase in costs. With many businesses involved in import and exports, bodies are calling for government assistance during the conflict.

Wednesday, 15th June 2022

Will fuel increases and collapses drive fuel poverty?

With Zog energy being the 25th energy provider to go bust in a 3-month period and rising fuel prices, one UK charitable organisation is offering help and advice manage budgets and avoid people slipping into fuel poverty.

Monday, 7th February 2022

Are payment plans the best answer for low value consumer debt?

One MP has suggested that the current collection methods of councils calling in bailiffs to tackle council tax consumer debt is not only too heavy handed but also not efficient. We discuss our thoughts on how to handle low value consumer debt.

Thursday, 5th March 2020

Text from school about outstanding debt sparks action

Consumer debt collection is not an easy subject to approach. Individuals being reminded to pay money can be taken aback very easily. One Welsh school however has shown how even 1 simple, firm reminder can get the road to debt recovery rolling.

Monday, 20th January 2020

Section 75: businesses facing huge debts

A retired Inverness plumber faces a £1.2m section 75 debt alongside other businesses including one which earned £60,000 profit requiring to pay £400,000 due to changes in rules under an official pension scheme.

Wednesday, 6th November 2019

Pizza Express & high street restaurants currently struggling

Credit control and planning is essential to fast moving industries with low lead times such as hospitality and food based industries. Alongside Chiquitos, Jamie's Italian and Frankie and Benny's, Pizza Express are reportedly struggling also in recent months.

Tuesday, 15th October 2019

HMRC new recovery strategies seemingly working well

HMRC's switch to issuing direct recovery orders (also known as attachment of earnings orders) has generated £127 million in owed tax and had surprisingly few complaints, showing early potential of the new strategy being a good choice.

Friday, 26th April 2019