Archives for Late Payments

Unveiling the Secret Ingredient for Charging Interest on Late Payments Without Terms and Conditions

Are late payments from clients causing a strain on your business's cash flow? As a debt recovery specialist, I've seen countless businesses struggle with overdue invoices, especially when they lack clear terms and conditions. However, a little-known secret ingredient that can empower you to charge interest and penalties on those late payments is the Late Payment of Commercial Debts and Interest Act 1998.
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The Rising Tide of Late Payments: A Closer Look at the £5bn Increase

In the dynamic world of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), cash flow is the lifeblood that keeps businesses afloat. However, recent trends indicate a concerning rise in late payments, causing substantial financial strain on SMEs. According to the latest SME Insights Report for 2023 from Simply Business, late payments have surged from £27 billion to a staggering £32 billion. This blog delves into the reasons behind this alarming increase and its potential implications for the SME landscape.
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