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September 2017

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"Any views or opinions expressed in these blogs are solely those of the author and might not represent those of Access Credit Management Limited."

Avoid Debt with a Loan Protection Plan

During recent years, many people have taken out loans for all sorts of reasons.  It might have been to pay for a holiday, maybe to have some sort of home improvements done.  You might have even taken out a loan in order to build an extension on your home which would raise its value.  Perhaps you needed to replace your car and took out a loan in order to buy a decent, relatively new car – something that can save you money on repair bills in the long run.  Whatever the reason for your loan, you might find that in the current economic climate you are struggling to make the repayments and fall

Debt Collection News Roundup – August, 2017

Here at Access Credit Management we like to make sure we bring our readers interesting and relevant news about our industry so once a month we’ll be publishing a News Roundup.  This should keep you up to speed with all the important goings on within the sector so that you have a resource that keeps you fully informed of all the latest news.  It would be interesting to know what you, the readers, think of the stories that feature here. 


“Olderpreneurs” are Building Business In Britain

There’s a new term being bandied about by the business news websites at the moment – the “olderpreneur” – Britain’s fastest growing group of new business owners who are over-65s!  Research reveals that in the past ten years the proportion of older business owners has increased by a massive 140% as a growing number of workers approaching retirement age decide to start their own business.  This compares with an increase in 25 – 34 year olds launching a business increasing by just 23%.  Mature entrepreneurs are having a major impact on the UK economy with their start-ups making a contribution

SME Owners – How To Engage with Generation X

If you’re a small to medium enterprise (SME) owner here in the UK, chances are you’re already familiar with the importance of an online presence.  Indeed, you may do most of your business through your website instead of a traditional bricks and mortar outlet.  We’re all aware that 21st Century businesses need a website and effective online visibility in order to compete on a level playing field but with all your competitors online too, staying ahead of the game is essential.  Today we’re going to take a look at the shopping habits of Generation X, those who were born after the “B

Top Ten Tips for "Oldepreneurs"

Last week we took a look at a phenomenon that’s on the increase in the UK business world, the rise of the olderpreneur, people approaching retirement age who are choosing to launch their own businesses.  We discovered that the over-65s are Britain’s fastest growing group of new business owners and that the proportion of older business owners in the past ten years has increased by 140%, a figure not to be sneezed at.  Indeed, businesses started by people over the age of 50 have a 70% chance of surviving the first fi

The New Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims – Part Two

In our News Roundup a couple of weeks ago we reported on the new Pre-Action Protocol for debt claims that came into force on 1st October 2017 and promised to write about this in more details which we began last week in Part One.  Last week we covered what creditors need to do in order to comply with the new Protocol so today we’re taking a look at what debtors will have to do in order to avoid matters escalating to the point where court proceedin