Small business quarterly tax returns?

Small business quarterly tax returns?

Does the government really understand how business works? This is a question being asked by hundreds of thousands of small firms as we near one of the most significant regulatory changes that could add time, effort and cost to doing business. Requiring small firms to account for their corporation tax on a quarterly basis, rather […]

Recruitment Sector Debt Recovery Specialists

Great start to this week as Sterling have already helped another Recruitment Agency. This problem involved a common occurrence, the debtor had not settled the Agency’s invoice within terms, and then when the candidate resigned they refused to settle the invoice at all. Not paying on time was a silly decision by the debtor, as they negated their right […]

Recruitment debt – Placement fee recovery

Recruitment Debt – Recovery of Placement Fee An attempt to get out of a clearly undisputable Permanent Placement Fee went sour for yet another debtor this week when they ended up paying our clients full invoice amount + late fees + interest and debt recovery fees.. Special conditions were nulled by the debtor when they […]

Enterprise Act becomes law, will it help small firms resolve issues such as late payment?

The Enterprise Act includes measures to: establish a Small Business Commissioner to help small firms resolve issues such as late payment include the actions of regulators in the government’s £10 billion deregulation target and increase transparency through annual reporting requirements extend the successful Primary Authority scheme to make it easier for businesses to access consistent, […]

Bankruptcy applications move online from April 2016

Cheaper and speedier online applications for bankruptcy will be introduced in April as part of the Government’s drive to improve access to public services. From 6 April 2016 people seeking to make themselves bankrupt will no longer need to apply to the court. Instead they will complete an online bankruptcy application on GOV.UK, which will […]

Outsourced Credit Control with Sterling Credit Management

Outsourced Credit Control Our outsourced credit control service has been re-branded. We are happy to invite you to our new credit control website providing information to any SME / business in the UK looking at outsourcing credit control services. www.creditcontrolservice.co.uk If you do regular business with slow paying clients, you are probably spending much more time chasing […]

SME’s increasingly feeling the strain of late payment in the UK. We provide a simple checklist to help you stay ahead of the game

If you do regular business with slow paying clients, you are probably spending much more time chasing payments than you should be. This is not the best use of your work time and can undermine your business relationships with those clients. Prioritising credit control (payment collection) activity will go a long way to improving your collections […]

Lord Justice Briggs proposes an Online Court for claims up to £25,000

In a press summary published at www.judiciary.gov.uk the following statement was made. Online Court: Provisional View: There is a clear and pressing need to create an Online Court for claims up to £25,000 designed for the first time to give litigants effective access to justice without having to incur the disproportionate cost of using lawyers. […]

Fixed costs proposal raises access to justice questions – The Bar Council

Bar Council Chair Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC has responded to Lord Justice Jackson’s speech on 28 January 2016 to the Insolvency Practitioners’ Association, Fixed Costs – The Time has come, calling for recoverable costs to be fixed in all claims valued at up to £250,000. She said: “We look forward to reviewing Lord Justice Jackson’s proposals […]

Nationwide provider of Interpreters and Translators, Owner/Director:

We have been using Sterling Debt Recovery for several years. I found their communications very effective. Many times when I heard a story from a client and went back to Sterling , I found that Sterling records and information was correct and reliable. They did a marvellous job by recovering £70k without damaging our relationship […]