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Keep up to date with the latest news, updates and insightful opinions about trade debt and commercial debt collection throughout the world from the professionals at and outside of Atradius Collections.

Important UK Legal Update: Is Your Company “PAP” Ready?

This October 2017, UK Courts will introduce new pre legal protocol guidelines when collecting debts from sole traders.

UK legal update (padding)

Customer Satisfaction Survey 2016 Results

This past year has seen the continued success and upward trending in Atradius Collections customer satisfaction.

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Brexit: one year later

One year after the UK vote to leave the EU, cracks are beginning to show in the economy. This Atradius report offers an update on the current situation and insolvency outlook.

Private consumption drives UK GDP growth

Atradius Collections expands services into Dubai

A cooperation in Dubai enabling us to offer flexible collections services to meet clients’ specific requirements.

dubai city centre

Average payment terms in UK get shorter

B2B trade credit payment terms extended by British respondents average 23 days from the invoice date and are the shortest across the Western European countries surveyed.

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How we can help a Shared Service Centre

Most Financial Shared Service Centres manage multiple third party collection agency relationships globally.

Globally connected

Overdue B2B receivables in the UK is on the rise!

In 2017, the percentage of domestic and foreign past due B2B receivables in Great Britain saw an upswing. This follows a slight increase in 2016 and seems to underline an upward trend.

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Atradius Collections partners up with Dun & Bradstreet

A cooperation in Indonesia enabling us to offer flexible collections services to meet clients’ specific requirements.

Indonesia partners

Atradius Collections strengthens its presence in India

A new office in Mumbai, India offers allowing the company to expand into new markets, strengthening our global market position.

India opening

Cheque clearence period around the world

Cheques have been in use for over 350 years, with so many alternative ways to pay it is a surprise that cheques are still used today!

clearence period worldwide

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