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Late Payment

The Late Payment archive.

Business management

Failure to pay an invoice

What can you do if one of your clients is a persistently late payer? Are there steps you can take? Is there support available? Small Business Commissioner Liz Barclay explains there is help at hand

Questions & Answers

Liz Barclay answers your questions about late payment

Join Small Business Commissioner Liz Barclay on September 9 for a special Twitter Q&A using the hashtag #AskSBCommissioner

News

BBC journalist Liz Barclay appointed small business commissioner

Barclay has long history of campaigning for the rights of consumers and small business owners

News

Big companies must pay small business suppliers within 30 days

Companies will have to pay 95% of small businesses within 30 days, down from 60 days

Business management

How to choose a debt collection agency

Former Labour shadow chancellor Chris Leslie on how to find a debt collection agency to chase unpaid invoices

Business management

How to chase debts and get paid

Ignoring money owed to you is not a business strategy. Sue Chapple offers ways to ensure your small business gets paid.

Outlook

Large firms should each have one person to deal with late payments – FSB

The worsening problem of late payments is a central talking point at the Conservative Party's virtual conference

Running a Business

Local lockdowns only make the problem of late payment worse

Late payment can rip through businesses in lockdown just as fast as coronavirus, says Paul Christensen. But with technology there’s no reason invoices cannot be settled on day one

Outlook

Businesses could be facing fines for paying their suppliers late

The Small Business Commissioner may be getting more powers, such as issuing fines to firms who don't pay their suppliers on time

Outlook

Pay us within one month if you take COVID-19 cash, say small businesses

Figures show that late payment sums rose by 80 per cent to £23.4bn at the end of last year and FSB is asking the Government to take action

Outlook

One in five small businesses fell into their overdrafts last year

A worrying number of small businesses rely on their overdraft to manage their cash flow as late payments and uncertainty bite

Blog

What small business needs from new chancellor Rishi Sunak

Caroline Plumb OBE, serial entrepreneur and founder of cash flow management app Fluidly, reacts to the Cabinet reshuffle bombshell and asks, ‘Now what?'

Partner content

How to prepare for business growth in 2022

The team at Funding Options explain how to prepare for business growth in 2022

Partner content

Tide to empower small businesses to optimise cash flow with insights tool

Tide is introducing a Cashflow Insights tool to help small businesses mitigate delays in payment and improve their credit score

Partner content

Business Current Account Masterclass

Tune into the Masterclass from the Current Account Switch Service to find out why you should switch your business account pronto

Partner content

How should I select my business broadband provider?

As with any supplier, it’s important to do your research and ask important questions before you select a broadband provider for your business. But what are the must-have things you should take into consideration?