All businesses rely on being paid for goods or services provided. This is what generates profit and keeps a businesses’ cash flow healthy allowing it to pay staff, expand product lines or services and invest in the future growth of the company. However, this transaction is not always as straightforward as it should be. The time spent chasing late payment is cited as the biggest obstacle facing business clients and not having the resources available to recover money owed is one of the most common reasons given for failures.
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As we emerge from the lockdown and move towards a new normal, it’s important for firms to be flexible, agile and adaptable in order to keep working and growing their businesses. We have seen may instances of businesses in the food and drinks market moving quickly to a delivery only model, while other firms have […]
As we start to emerge from the lockdown and some sectors are back at work, the CLC has unveiled the Roadmap to Recovery plan for the construction industry, detailing how the industry needs to work over the next 2 years in order to recover. Daniels Silverman is a family owned firm that is entering its 25th year of operating successfully in the credit management and collection sector. We work in partnership with our clients, getting to know them and their customer relationships. We operate ethically and our professional debt collection team confidently provides bespoke debt recovery solutions for our clients, no matter how big or small. That is just one reason why we are regarded as one of the top debt collection and credit management companies in the UK.
Late Payments 2019 proved to be a difficult year on many fronts for businesses. Uncertainty surrounding the outcome of Brexit, changes in leadership, the 3rd general election in 4 years, a contraction in manufacturing and housing growth and the collapse of another large, high profile company, Thomas Cook, all made for a turbulent year. One […]
Starting a new business can be both exciting and scary; it’s a huge achievement to get a business off the ground but can be difficult to maintain. Every business will face hardships and struggles no matter the size of the organisation, and here we look at some of the toughest challenges for new businesses to […]
At Daniels Silverman we have compiled a list of the steps you should be taking to ensure that you are paid what you owed. Do your research: if a larger company has sub-contracted work to you and it is worth a lot of money, research the company. Are they known to be unreliable payers? Ask […]
Sadly, a lot of resolutions fall by the wayside before we have even entered February. There are steps you can take to be more in control of your businesses’ financial situation that are realistic and so more easily kept as resolutions. Small steps can lead to big change if they are routinely implemented.
Once an invoice becomes overdue, the likelihood of successfully collecting that invoices decreases the older that debt becomes.
Almost a third (31%) of SMEs have experienced late payments costing their business at least £10,000 in the last 12 months according to research released by Hitachi Capital UK recently. More worrying are the figures released by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) which states that 50,000 smaller firms go under every year due to late-paying clients. The FSB estimate that the cost to the economy in the UK is as much as £2.5 billion.
What options do businesses have when their invoices aren’t paid on time and become debt?
Christmas is now upon us, the festive displays are up in the shops, the adverts are coming thick and fast and the first lot of office Christmas parties are already happening. While it is the season of good cheer, it is also the season of high stress for a lot of business owners. The invoices […]