3 Ways to Mitigate ‘Conduct Risk’

3 Ways to Mitigate ‘Conduct Risk’

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The new category of ‘conduct risk’, introduced by the Financial Conduct Authority to describe any actions taken by regulated firms that might undermine its ability to protect consumers, brings with it


Bankruptcy (Scotland) Bill promises to ‘balance’ debtor and creditor needs

Bankruptcy (Scotland) Bill promises to ‘balance’ debtor and creditor needs

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A newly introduced bill in Scotland aims to balance the needs of debtors and creditors, with access to a bankruptcy process that is fair for all, and mandatory financial education for those …

Rise in cash payments reverses long-term trend

Rise in cash payments reverses long-term trend

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Recover your costs of Debt Collection!

Recover your costs of Debt Collection!

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Businesses who encounter late payment problems have been given more protection, and the ability to claim higher levels of compensation, following the implementation of the EU Late Payment Directive, effective from 16th March …

Overdue invoices?

Overdue invoices?

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Many contractors and small businesses are often reluctant to take a hard line on late payers for fear of losing future business opportunities.  Recent changes to the level of costs that can be …

Know who you’re dealing with!

Know who you’re dealing with!

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One of the most important aspects of good credit control is to know who you are dealing with.  We are often asked to pursue debts owing, only to discover that things are not …

SMEs ‘want to borrow, but lack the confidence’

SMEs ‘want to borrow, but lack the confidence’

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One in five SMEs say they would like to apply for lending in the future, but doubts about the current economic climate will stop one in eight from doing so, according to research …

Tough economy ‘not the time’ for employment deregulation

Tough economy ‘not the time’ for employment deregulation

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Deregulating the labour market during a turbulent economic cycle may not be a good idea, according to one expert on the matter.


How to manage your cashflow

How to manage your cashflow

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We’d all like healthier-looking cashflow, whether on our business or personal accounts – it means less stressing about overdue payments, and more free funds for spending on purchases and investments.


Spotlight on Jenna Mistry

Spotlight on Jenna Mistry

This month, we’re placing the spotlight on Jenna Mistry, a much-valued member of the Cash Protection Agency team who’s making a name for herself across the CPA‘s online presence.