When you have clients on credit terms, you leave yourself open to cashflow problems if the client doesn’t pay on time. One way to counteract this is by offering a discount to customers if they pay within terms. It may seem counterproductive but it may prove to be beneficial financially. An early settlement discount can…

Late or missing payments can cause considerable damage to a business’s cashflow. This can cause payment issues with suppliers and can be fatal to a company. It can be considered overwhelming to employ the services of a debt recovery agency, the thought of endless paperwork and late night progress meetings all with a risk of…

Cashflow, at its simplest, is the measure of money coming in to your business and the money going out. Having trouble with your cashflow is a common problem, especially in a new business however it is important to know how to avoid the pitfalls so that you can recognise when you have a serious problem….

County Court Judgements (CCJ’s) against businesses may have decreased over the past 7 years but unfortunately there is still a huge amount of companies that are being issued with CCJ’s, with 19,739 of them being handed out in the third quarter of 2016 alone. If a business falls into financial trouble and is unable to…

Fraud is a huge factor in the failure of SME’s and the truth is, no matter how protected you are, fraud can still affect you, however there are some things that you can do to avoid being a victim of fraud. Gaining new customers is great, especially if they are placing large orders straight away,…

Debt recovery can be difficult but it can be made much more difficult if the address you have been writing to or the contact number you have been calling does not belong to the debtor. A trace authority is an attempt to locate a client or an individual. This service can help businesses to locate…

It may seem like an obvious question but a lot of companies do not know who their customer is. You have dealt with the same people and the same clients for 5 years but do you know anything about the company’s legal entity. The reason that you need to know this information is important, if…

Here at Commercial Domestic Investigations our team recognise that a company invoice is a lot of things, not only is it a request for payment, a legal document that you must keep for your financial records but it is the final piece of the jigsaw when it comes to completion of work and getting paid….

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