Archives for Financial Advice

Unravelling the Threads: Wilko’s Insolvency and the Unfolding Retail Saga

In the ever-evolving retail industry, few things are as unsettling as the news of a once-thriving giant facing insolvency. Wilko, a household name synonymous with quality and affordability, recently plunged into insolvency, sending shockwaves through the retail realm. As the industry braces for the repercussions, the ripples extend far beyond Wilko's storefronts, affecting suppliers, landlords, and employees.
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Attachment of Earnings Order (AEO) Demystified: The Ultimate Guide to Debt Recovery

Navigating the complex world of debt recovery can be challenging, but one powerful tool can make all the difference: the Attachment of Earnings Order (AEO). You’re not alone if you’re struggling to recover debts from individuals who seem to be evading payment. In this blog, I’ll break down the essence of AEOs, walk you through the process, and show you how creditors and debtors can benefit. Understanding AEOs As a debt recovery specialist, I understand the importance of AEOs. These orders empower you as a creditor to collect the debts owed to you directly from a debtor’s earnings. This strategic
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Unveiling the Power of Oral Examinations in Debt Recovery

You have judgment, but voluntary arrangements have failed, and your debtor is proving difficult and citing that they have no assets. What can you do to exercise that what they tell you is the truth? An oral examination is a powerful tool you can use once you receive a judgment (CCJ) from the Courts. In this blog post, I'll delve into the essence of oral examinations – a legal process where debtors are summoned to court to shed light on their financial circumstances.
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Exploring the Impact of Falling Inflation on Mortgage Payments

Inflation is a key economic indicator affecting consumers' purchasing power and overall cost of living. As we analyse the recent news of inflation falling to 7.9%, a question arises: Does a decrease in inflation necessarily translate to a reduction in mortgage payments? In this blog, we will delve into the relationship between inflation and mortgage rates, understanding how changes in inflation can influence mortgage payments.
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Strategies For Knowing What To Charge

What’s the hardest decision you’ll ever have to make? Churchill said that naming a kitten was the hardest job in the world. My online entrepreneur friends tell me it’s buying a domain name. Real-world business experience tells me the most stressful decision you’ll ever have to make is knowing what to charge. Pricing Can Be As Complex As You Make It You may need / want to consider: The competition Your own skill set What you perceive to be your skills What your market will pay Your location And a host of other variables. Working out what to charge can
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Credit Control Reporting Made Simple

When you first began your business you probably found yourself doing everything yourself. … but as you slowly begin to grow you have to ensure that you have a system in place to record your cash collection. Why is it crucial to keep records? As well as keeping accounts and your annual return records organised, you’ll be able to keep your Customer details in a central database, making it easier to keep track of them. Basic account keeping is key for sustainability Rather than your usual spreadsheet, there are so many add-on accounting software packages available to use now: Kashflow
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12 Effective Ways To Get Money Out Of Your Customers (Quickly)

There’s so much to take into contention when running a Business: Spiralling costs Rush of new sales Getting in old debt as quickly as we can Getting out there and chasing for new business Ensuring that account management on existing Customers is going smoothly. And these are just the tip of the iceberg, without having to worry about delivering the work to your clients, and ensuring there’s enough coffee to get through the day. The best method of coping with being in such high demand is to ensure your processes are up-to-scratch. Since it’s my speciality, I’ll be focusing on
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