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Adam Home

Adam Home is Managing Director of UK & International Debt Recovery Specialists Safe Collections. The company, founded in 1984, has more than three decades of experience in recovering unpaid invoices and contractual arrears anywhere in the world.

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Whichever party wins on July 4th a PPC pledge by the Liberal Democrats is one to lose, if the UK really wants to eradicate late payments.

A timely excavation of one of the (crumbling) cornerstones of late payment policy in the UK, which is meant to help contractors get paid on time.

There’s no happy new year for ‘Dodgy Agency Ltd’ which had to pay one IT contractor in full, and now faces an investigation into its sharp practices.

On top of making the default time to pay them compulsory, the UK’s tiny companies deserve tougher enforcement against late payers.

Whitehall’s woes work wonders for late payers, as they keep reforms to fix the UK’s age-old problem off the table, somewhere in the long grass.

Seven contractor payment term essentials to help keep being paid late at bay.

22nd February, 2022 | Money

If a brolly leaves you out-of-pocket there’s no easy options. Knowing why is worthwhile.

4th November, 2021 | Umbrella Companies

The horrors of the pandemic might be subsiding but like infection, undead firms continue to pose a risk to PSC owners.

Where to click on Companies to see if the reddest of red flags might be hoisted by your agency.

27th March, 2021 | Money

An instant fix for some, but factoring is a very hard habit to shake, whether it’s invoice or recourse.

‘Keep invoicing, knowing you can pass the buck and that the law is on your side.’

11th January, 2021 | Money

Inoculating your cash flow against covid-19 unfortunately just isn’t a thing. So get practical, in the extreme.

17th November, 2020 | Money

Insolvency pandemic protections are right. But do the new rules strike the wrong balance?

Debt recovery expert urges a contractor confused by flat rate and compound to tread lightly.

8th April, 2020 | Money

The three ducks you need to have in a row before you take a payment row before a judge.

12th December, 2019 | Money

Whoever replaces Paul Uppal should get the SBC’s terms, remit and scope replaced too.

Fines for not paying you are, well; fine, but recovery costs are really where reform could come into its own.

Sample letters that unpaid IT contractors can use to make clients cough up.

26th April, 2019 | Limited Companies

In 2019, a ‘Letter Before Action’ is no good if your actions before the letter don’t cut it.

25th April, 2019 | Money

Consult the payment's world referee to get a win-win result, rather than nerves or a no-go.

2nd April, 2019 | Money