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J & P Credit Solutions instructed by a Local Authority to seek recovery of council tax debt of approximately £17k...

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In 2016/17 Local Authorities collected a total of £26.6 billion in council tax which was a 5.1% increase on the collection figures achieved in the previous year. The average in year collection...

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Good cash flow is the life blood of any business so it's essential to monitor overdue invoices and act quickly to ensure payment. Failure to act promptly could mean your firm incurs...

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Judge & Priestley's commitment to quality and high levels of service has been recognised by several independent external bodies recently. The practice was recently suscessfully...

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The period April to June 2017 has seen a sharp increase in the number of claims issued in the Country Court, specifically the number of debt recovery claims. This raises a number of...

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On 9 March 2015 the Ministry of Justice announced what was, at that time, a radical change to the fee structure of issuing fast or multi track valued claims. Gone were the fixed fees for...

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Trying to recover your legitimate debts from the estate of a deceased customer adds a further layer of complication to the already difficult task of collection. As explained in our...

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The recent appeal decision in Reece Gladwin v. Adrian Bogescu reaffirms the critical importance that parties comply with Civil Procedure Rules, practice directions and court orders. The...

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On 1st October 2017, a Pre-Action Protocol for debt claims will come into effect. The PAP will apply to all forms of businesses, including sole traders, seeking to recover debt from an...

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Where a joint owner of property uses that property to secure a debt, the other joint owner may to entitled to have that indebtedness discharged out of the interest of the debtor...

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The High Court has confirmed the existence of a tort of knowingly inducing and procuring a person to act in wrongful violation of rights under a judgment. The claimant had obtained a...

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Chasing repayments for your business can be a cat and mouse game at times. So here are some of the most common excuses for non-payment and some tips on how to respond to them...

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A hamburger van was involved in a fatal accident even though it was parked in a layby at the side of the road. That was the decision of the High Court in an unusual case involving the ...

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A motorist had been injured in a hit-and-run collision. The driver of the car at fault was never identified, but its registered keeper was. An insurance policy covered one named individual not...

 

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The much anticipated full judgment from the Court of Appeal in the conjoined appeals of McBride V UK Insurance and Clayton V EUI Ltd is now available for those involved in the credit hire...

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J&P Credit Solutions is pleased to announce its new appointment as an Affiliate Member of the Credit Services Association. The CSA is the UK's only national trade body...

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Notes and Coins

As debt recovery specialists we’re often asked questions about the rules surrounding debt collection, and recently we were asked if money owing to someone from a long while ago can still be...

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New Standard Financial Statement

On 1st March 2017 the first Standard Financial Statements (SFS) will go live. This is a new initiative that aims to provide a single, universal format to indicate an individual’s income and...

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UK Late Payment Legislation

Large companies will be required to disclose their payment practices in relation to certain contracts on a web-based service, twice a year, and they will have to do so soon. New...

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International Debt Collection

One of many challenges and considerations when trading overseas is how to deal with a customer who won’t pay. Recovering money you’re owed from a client based in the UK...

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Payment Due Calendar

Despite recent changes to payment legislation, late payments are still commonplace in UK business culture, with SMEs in particular bearing the brunt of the issue. According to Bacs, SME's are...

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International

Debt recovery specialist J&P Credit Solutions has partnered with the TCM Group, a global network of debt collection providers, to enhance its international recovery services. J&P Credit...

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Payment Overdue

When unpaid invoices show no sign of abating, and your clients refuse to pay, it’s time to seek expert help, but with so many options to choose from it can be difficult to know where to turn.

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Dealing with claims that fall within the Small Claims Track can often pose problems due to the fact that they are small claims. Typically, small claims are considered simple and low value...

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The Government has released the final form of the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016. The rules, which will take effect from 6 April 2017, will replace the existing Insolvency...