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HMRC asks for help ‘modernising’ its business debt collection

UK debt collections

The HMRC has surprising made a public statement asking for advice on modernising its Business Debt Collection methods. The statement issued a couple of days ago is asking for suggestions and advice on improving its current methods of tax debt collection from Businesses in the UK.

5 Tips for holiday entertaining on a budget


Cheer, family, good tidings, what other words come to mind when you think of the holiday season? How about the word “expensive”? With all of the traveling, gift buying and party planning that goes on during this time of year, it can be hard to stick to your budget.


Is Your Debt Actually Able to be Recovered?


Running a business is no mean feat. You’ve got to be across each department, process, and strategy. Even with the right staff in place, a great product or service on offer, and a great outlook for the future, you can still run into hurdles along the way.


Trust Fall: Law Firms Should Farm Out More Functions

NCBA Law Practice Management Blog

The best and highest use of an attorney’s time is focused on one of two things: (1) billing at the highest possible rate; (2) closing new business that can be billed at the highest possible rate. I call that ‘practicing at the top of your law license’.

Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.

Harnessing the Power of Data in Debt Collections


How Covid-19 changed the face of the lending industry? The debt collections sector is facing several challenges, like many other sectors across Europe.

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CFPB Publishes Guide to Help Consumers Understand Reg F

Account Recovery

Are you Ready to Take Your Side Hustle Full-Time? ??

Enterprise Recovery

As more people quit their jobs for better benefits and work-life balance, 32% of Americans have turned to entrepreneurship. Many entrepreneurs started their businesses alongside their full-time jobs, consulting or providing services to friends or businesses in their professional network.


Harnessing the Power of Data in Debt Collections


How Covid-19 changed the face of the lending industry? The debt collections sector is facing several challenges, like many other sectors across Europe.

Holiday savings tips: Decorating


It's easy to get carried away decorating your house, apartment, and office space for the holidays. We're here to let you know you can still go all out without seriously injuring your end-of-year budget.


3M New Names on DNC List; 1M More Robocall Complaints: FTC

Account Recovery

Nearly 3 million additional people added their phone numbers to the national Do Not Call registry during the 2021 fiscal year, which ended September 30, according to data released by the Federal Trade Commission just before Thanksgiving last week, bringing the total number of actively registered numbers on the list to more than 244 million.

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How Contractors Can Protect Their Lien Rights When Working on Leased Property

Jimerson Firm

When construction contractors in Florida are hired by a tenant to work on leased property, those contractors must understand their construction lien rights. In certain circumstances, those construction lien rights may not be as robust as the contractor thinks.

Data Quality: What it is and how technology can improve it


Data Quality: What it is and how technology can improve it. Data is a burning topic in the business world these days and one of the most valuable assets a financial organisation has access to.

Think outside the gift-wrapped box


The gift wrapping industry continues to see year-over-year increases in spending and if you're in gift-wrapping mode , you know this is true. You don’t have to spend a ton of money to have beautifully wrapped presents to give to for birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas, or graduation gifts.


Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Case Over Use of Word ‘Summons’

Account Recovery

A District Court judge in Pennsylvania has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss after it was sued for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act when one of its representatives used the word “summons” during a conversation with the plaintiff, who had been sued by the defendant to recover an unpaid debt.

CFPB Research Shows Banks’ Deep Dependence on Overdraft Fees

Consumer Finance

Banks continue to rely heavily on overdraft and non-sufficient fee (NSF) revenue, which reached an estimated $15.47 billion in 2019, according to research released today by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Press release Banking Checking account Overdrafts Data

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Mortgage Outlook: Rates Heading North in Late December

Nerd Wallet

December mortgage rates forecast I expect mortgage rates to rise modestly in December, especially toward the end of the month. As we approach the end of 2021, bond traders will cash out so they can take a few days off without worrying about having to react to abrupt price changes.


How To Obtain a Contractor’s License in Florida

Jimerson Firm

A person is required to obtain a license to legally work as a contractor in Florida.

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Judge Remands FDCPA Class Action Back to State Court

Account Recovery

When to refinance a car (and when to wait)


The last year has been a brutal time to buy a car, from the early days of pandemic uncertainty to the current wave of supply chain issues and crucial chip shortages. A reduced supply of new cars has drastically increased demand, which has driven prices way up.

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Small business needs you every day, not just Saturday

American Profit

Many small businesses took a beating during COVID-19. At the far end of the spectrum, numerous small retail shops and restaurants closed for good and those that did survive through the pandemic suffered tremendous losses that they now need to work day and night to make up for.

OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate: Proactive Measures for Private Employers to Take While the Mandate is Stayed

Jimerson Firm

On November 5, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) published 29 C.F.R.

Daily Digest – November 29. Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Case; Series Finale of ‘You Wanted a Rule, You Got a Rule’

Account Recovery

6 Steps to Higher Net Worth: A Year-End Financial Checklist

Nerd Wallet

If you want to build momentum for your New Year’s money resolutions, set some financial improvements into motion before the end of the year. Here are six easy-to-implement steps to help boost your net worth going into the new year.


New website focuses on credit and debt collections for consumers

American Profit

We’ve always been big advocates when it comes to educating consumers on their rights when it comes to debt collections as well as how to effectively work with a collector to take care of financial obligations.

How Creditors and Collectors Can Work Together for Consent Management

PDC Flow

Regulation F is now a reality. Collectors across the country have prepared as best they can and are now beginning to implement new compliance policies and procedures. But what about creditors? All creditor clients that use a third party agency should know about Regulation F.

CFPB Releases Draft of Strategic Plan

Account Recovery

When a football player is traded from one team to another or released, one of the first things that the team asks for is the copy of the player’s playbook, which details all of the plays that the team uses during the course of a game.

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Certificate of Liability Insurance: How to Get One for Your Business

Nerd Wallet

As a small-business owner, building trust with customers and vendors is essential. One way to build that trust is by offering a certificate of liability insurance, which shows you have the necessary coverage to protect your business and the people it serves.


Football Club suspended from all activities due to Unpaid Debts

UK debt collections

Historic Welsh Football Club Bangor City have been suspended from all football related activities due on ongoing issues with unpaid wages.

How Do I Get a Trial in My New York Debt Collection Case? 


In order to go to trial in a debt collection case, a few things have to happen. Firstly, all parties must have joined in the case, meaning the defendants, after being served with a complaint, have had time to file an answer and request discovery, if any.