Managing Credit Control for your Company

on Thursday, 31 August 2017. Posted in Credit Reports - Blog

The key to the success of any business is, obviously, making money, and a major part in determining a company’s prosperity and longevity is managing credit control.

Picking the Website Hosting Company that is Best for You

on Thursday, 06 April 2017. Posted in Credit Reports - Blog

There is no doubt about it, if you want to build a business these days, you simply can't do it without the help of a website. Without a website, you will not be able to have any online presence.

Improve Your Business Credit Score

on Monday, 13 March 2017.

To improve business credit score isn't always easy but imagine how much more purchasing power your company would have with an improved credit score.

According to the Forum of Private Business, “your credit record is one of the most important factors when it comes to getting the finances you need to start, support and grow your business.”

Difference between Director vs Company Credit Reports

on Monday, 31 October 2016.

In this article we explain the difference between a director credit report and a company credit report.  Generally a company credit report will comprise of lots more information and tend to be more useful when it comes to business transactions.

Credit Score Range (Quick Tip)

on Monday, 10 October 2016.

The credit score range normally means the maximum and minimum possible rating for a credit score.
For instance, our credit score ranges from 1 to 100 the lower the number the bigger the risk.

Outsource Credit Control (Quick Tip)

on Monday, 03 October 2016.

Outsourcing credit control to a third party can be a good option. It does have a number of advantages including time-saving, efficiency and it can also help minimise clashes with the customer.

Five Ways to Improve Your Business Credit Score Rating

on Saturday, 13 August 2016.

Your business credit score may seem insignificant most of the time, but if you apply for a loan or buy goods on account most companies of any size will check your company credit score.
If your credit score is too low companies may refuse to even deal with you and banks often refuse to lend money, you may also find some types of customers will also refuse to purchase from you.  So we have put together this guide on how to maintain and improve your business credit score.  This article is aimed at improving your business credit score from the ground up and the methods we talk about are ethical business practices. 

It all starts with the most important thing and that is getting in the money in that is owed to you, this may seem obvious, but it is the most important thing in this whole guide.

How To Improve Your Cash Flow

on Saturday, 14 November 2015.

The term 'cash flow' refers to the amount of cash available at any point in time in a business. A business could be making plenty of profit but have no cash in the bank.  This typically happens where you have to pay suppliers prior to being paid by customers, therefore there is a time lag in between your supplier needing payment and the cash being available to pay the supplier.

Whether you just want to improve your cash flow or you have run into cash flow problems you are definitely not alone and this article will provide you with 5 powerful tips to increase your cash flow.


Cyber Security on a Budget

on Saturday, 03 June 2017.

Cyber security is no longer seen as a business risk, but as a business-critical financial risk. You may think that you and your employees are careful to take precautions against hacking, but in truth, you should be preaching the importance of cyber security each day. However, cyber security does not come cheap. Not to worry, with a small budget and a huge dose of vigilance, you can protect your business. Check out our 10 tips below to keep your business safe.

6 Proactive Steps to Improve Your Company Credit Rating If You're Self-Employed

on Tuesday, 21 March 2017.

Your credit score is important regardless of your situation, while some people may be lucky and never need to borrow money even the richest people in the world often have to borrow money at some stage in their lives.

How to Check if a Company is Legitimate

on Monday, 07 November 2016.

In the following article we discuss a few points you can check to assess the legitimacy of another company, you will likely want to use some of your own methods as well. 

3 Things That Are Bad for Your Credit Score

on Tuesday, 18 October 2016.

Below are three key things which are particularly bad for your credit score, whilst this isn’t a complete list if you are on the mark with the three things listed below you’ll be well on the way to achieving a good credit score.

Companies House Report (Quick Tip)

on Friday, 07 October 2016.

Contrary to belief Companies House do not provide credit reports or similar, at least at the time of writing this article.  However they do provide documents and summarised accounts documents for public companies such as Limited and PLC.  Companies House does not publish information for private companies such as sole traders and partnerships.

How to Check a Company for Financial Stability

on Monday, 29 August 2016.

Checking a Customer for for legitimacy and financial stability infographic.

Have an Accounts Receivables Policy

on Thursday, 12 November 2015.

By using an Accounts Receivable policy you can clarify the process and criteria.  It also means you will be treating all of your customers the same which is very powerful for customer ...

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