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Credit management balancing act
David Fisher considers the role of credit managers in maximising risk and reward - in his view, achieving zero bad debts is not something for commercial credit management teams should aspire to. Rather than turning down all high risk deals, assess supporting those which offer a sufficiently high reward.
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Credit control catch up
A six-part series from AccountingWeb on the essentials of the credit control function.
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Asset Based Finance Association (ABFA)
UK based trade association for businesses providing "factoring, invoice discounting and asset based lending". The website provides industry news, quarterly statistics covering the UK and Irish markets and a list of training courses.
Get paid! A guide for owners and managers of small businesses
GOV.UK guide from 2012. Contains tips and advice for small businesses from both suppliers and customers.
Hays Accountancy & Finance Salary Guide
Includes hiring trends over the past 12 months as well as pay bands in credit management. Requires free registration to download.
Institute of Credit Management
UK association for the credit management profession. Produces a quarterly ICM Credit Managers’ Index which provides a detailed insight into the attitudes and confidence of UK credit managers.
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