Retail closures rise tenfold in 2012

Retail closures rise tenfold in 2012

 

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Figures published today by PricewaterhouseCoopers show the rapid rise in retail closures during 2012, spurred in part by the headline-grabbing collapses of several major chains.

Certain of the main suffering retail …

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Figures published today by PricewaterhouseCoopers show the rapid rise in retail closures during 2012, spurred in part by the headline-grabbing collapses of several major chains.

Certain of the main suffering retail …

Smooth cash flow needed as public finances feel the pressure

Smooth cash flow needed as public finances feel the pressure

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The importance of keeping cash flow smooth during a turbulent economy has been highlighted in comments from the British Chambers of Commerce, following the latest official figures on the state of public finances …

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The importance of keeping cash flow smooth during a turbulent economy has been highlighted in comments from the British Chambers of Commerce, following the latest official figures on the state of public finances …

Credit and Collections on the agenda for Credit Summit

Credit and Collections on the agenda for Credit Summit

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The upcoming Credit Summit (March 13th, QEII Conference Centre, London) will address four main strands of credit-related issues, including Credit and Collections.

Hosted by industry publication Credit Today, the event’s strands also look …

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The upcoming Credit Summit (March 13th, QEII Conference Centre, London) will address four main strands of credit-related issues, including Credit and Collections.

Hosted by industry publication Credit Today, the event’s strands also look …

Cobbetts debt arm saved as HL Legal buys Incasso

Cobbetts debt arm saved as HL Legal buys Incasso

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Incasso, the debt recovery arm of Manchester-based law firm Cobbetts, has been saved from administration by Midlands firm HL Legal, meaning ownership of the brand will now be moving to Redditch.

KPMG’s …

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Incasso, the debt recovery arm of Manchester-based law firm Cobbetts, has been saved from administration by Midlands firm HL Legal, meaning ownership of the brand will now be moving to Redditch.

KPMG’s …

‘Do you hear the people sing, who will not be paid again…?’

‘Do you hear the people sing, who will not be paid again…?’

 

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One web designer has taken his revenge in the most visible of ways on the website of San Francisco-based gym chain Fitness SF.

Frank Jonen, whose company has worked on a new version …

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One web designer has taken his revenge in the most visible of ways on the website of San Francisco-based gym chain Fitness SF.

Frank Jonen, whose company has worked on a new version …

One more day cropped from late payments in 2012

One more day cropped from late payments in 2012

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There are plenty of things in life that you have to take one day at a time, but late payments might not seem like one of them.

Indeed, in the world of credit …

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There are plenty of things in life that you have to take one day at a time, but late payments might not seem like one of them.

Indeed, in the world of credit …

Sainsbury’s signs Prompt Payment Code

Sainsbury’s signs Prompt Payment Code

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Just four months after being ‘named and shamed’ by the Forum of Private Business for behaving poorly towards their clients, the supermarket chain Sainsbury’s has pulled off an impressive turnaround by signing …

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Just four months after being ‘named and shamed’ by the Forum of Private Business for behaving poorly towards their clients, the supermarket chain Sainsbury’s has pulled off an impressive turnaround by signing …

ICM: Lack of credit control ‘is crazy’

ICM: Lack of credit control ‘is crazy’

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The Institute of Credit Management (ICM) stressed the importance of effective credit control in no uncertain terms in its recent monthly cashflow tip to small businesses.

Published in collaboration with the minister of …

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The Institute of Credit Management (ICM) stressed the importance of effective credit control in no uncertain terms in its recent monthly cashflow tip to small businesses.

Published in collaboration with the minister of …

Recession creates unexpected opportunity in pub sector

Recession creates unexpected opportunity in pub sector

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If you’re a supplier operating in the pubs and bars sector, the recession appears to have had several effects that make effective credit control more important than ever.

According to a PricewaterhouseCoopers report, the …

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If you’re a supplier operating in the pubs and bars sector, the recession appears to have had several effects that make effective credit control more important than ever.

According to a PricewaterhouseCoopers report, the …