There are two main types of fraud that, unfortunately, are on the rise: short firm fraud and buyer impersonations.
Is a fear of non-payment holding you back from exporting? This is a common concern but Acumen can help.
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Forums International Ltd provide regular credit professional forums, giving credit and finance professionals the opportunity to meet and discuss key trading issues across their various industry sectors. With over 20 years experience, they have established an enviable reputation throughout the credit profession and currently operate 10 credit professional forums for various industries. These include IT Distribution, Fraud and Cybercrime, International Telecoms and Pharmaceuticals.
Their credit forums however, are more than just a number of meetings. These forums have developed into a powerful network where members communicate on a regular basis with their peers, corporate partners and technical advisors to meet the challenges of a changing business environment.
To see what forums are coming up and to register, please go to our events page.
Acumen’s Sheffield office continues to grow with the appointment of Michael Millns as a Business Development Manager.
August 2017 sees further growth for Acumen in the Marlow office with the addition of Lucie Randall to the Client Advisor team.
SME’s have been the hardest hit by ‘Significant’ financial distress with an increase of 26% in Q2 2017, the highest rise in 3 years.
Global major insolvencies rose by 68% in the first quarter of 2017, according to a recent economic outlook by Euler Hermes.
The new Debt Pre-Action Protocol comes into force on 1st October describing the conduct expected from the courts prior to proceedings.
We are delighted to welcome Abigail to the team who joined Acumen Credit Insurance Brokers in July 2017 as an Account Executive.