When to escalate unpaid invoice to debt collection services

Having an unpaid invoice, especially for small to medium-sized businesses, can be a frustrating situation to be in. Depending on the amount of the unpaid invoice or how many invoices are unpaid at the same time, it could have a detrimental effect on the cash flow of these businesses. After all services or products were […]

Understanding how Process Service can help you with Debt Collection

Sometimes you’re owed a debt in business, and for some reason or another, the debtor cannot pay. You have already rendered services to the supplier or vendor, or customer, and you are rightfully owed those funds. Suppose enough time and notification have been spent trying to have this commercial debt paid off. In that case, […]

County Court Judgment

When dealing with an unpaid invoice, a common situation you may find yourself experiencing is having to get involved with a county court judgment. We know how challenging it can be to find yourself not receiving payment for your goods or services, but we are here to support you should you find yourself in this […]

Determining a Customer's Credit Worthiness

Business owners around the world deal with concerns surrounding their customers and whether they are suitable to work with. A creditworthiness check is one of the best ways to ensure you are dealing with a business or customer who will be able to pay for your goods or services on time, every time. This is […]

What To Do With Bankrupt Debtors

Collecting from debtors can be challenging enough without adding the complication of dealing with a bankrupt debtor on top. When it comes to learning how to collect from bankrupt debtors, there are various things to keep in mind to avoid future issues for your business. Click here for more information about our debt recovery agency […]

Can you write off unpaid invoices

Small businesses frequently deal with unpaid invoices. In fact, research suggests that unpaid invoices currently stand at 41% in the UK, with a staggering 52% of invoices issued by small businesses paid late. Unpaid invoices and overdue invoices are the bane of any small business. Affects your day-to-day cash flow, with the long-term effect of […]

How to take legal action against unpaid invoices

If you’ve sent enough reminder letters to last you a lifetime and made phone calls that have led to excuse after excuse, now could be the time to take legal action to recover your unpaid invoices. We know that you want to maintain good relationships with your customers; however, we also understand that you need […]

How to sue for non-payment of invoice

There are numerous strategies and collection techniques at your disposal when you’re collecting outstanding invoices, with some credit control processes carried out in-house and others outsourced to professional collection agencies. For most SMEs, outsourcing debt collection activity to a professional agency is the most effective and successful solution, saving you a considerable amount of time […]

Customer-Centric Debt Collection Strategies

Customer-centric debt collection is something that businesses need to keep in mind when dealing with overdue payments. While we know this can be a very difficult situation for companies to find themselves in, you can still do all you can to make this process less of a challenge for everyone involved. Direct Route Ltd is […]

VAT on Unpaid Invoices – Top Tips for Bad Debt Relief

Unpaid invoices in the UK have been a huge issue for many companies over the past two years. Here at Direct Route, we’ve seen a massive increase in the number of outstanding invoices that companies are dealing with on a regular basis. To help you discover how you can deal with VAT on unpaid invoices, […]