TITLE

Two fifths of businesses have exposed a late payer to industry colleagues, says survey

PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Credit Control;2005, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the poll conducted by the Better payment Practice Group on late payers to the business industry in Great Britain. Sources of the survey; Rank of large companies in the bas payer list; Comments by Stephen Alambritis of the Federation of Small Businesses on the highlights of the study.
ACCESSION #
18776047

 

Related Articles

  • Suppliers 'will avoid late payers'. Kanter, Jake // Supply Management;8/27/2009, Vol. 14 Issue 17, p7 

    The article reports on the possibility that suppliers will avoid contract opportunities with late payers. Matt Goodman of Forum of Private Business (FPB) states that one-sided changes to supplier payment terms will lessen the possibility that vendors will bid for future contracts. Moreover,...

  • Brit businesses 'amongst worst payers in Europe'  // Manager: British Journal of Administrative Management;Dec2006/Jan2007, Issue 56, p6 

    British businesses are perceived to be some of the worst payers in Europe, according to a survey by Atradius Payment Practices. Only Italy ranked lower in the list of perceived payments. European managers also report suffering from payment delays from British suppliers. British practices are...

  • Balancing the Books in a Slowing Economy.  // American Machinist;Jul2008, Vol. 152 Issue 7, p69 

    The article discusses the result of the survey conducted by American Express OPEN which states that several companies are experiencing the negative effects of delayed payments in the U.S. According to the article, 24% of small business owners asserted that they have high rates of account...

  • Phoning slow payers pays off. Fraser, Jill Andresky // Inc.;Jul96, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p95 

    Discusses what to do when a customer is slow in paying its bills. How slow payers can often provide valuable information about financial or other problems within your organization; Advice of Jim Shaw of Shaw Resources; Possible reasons customers are slow to pay; Recommended book on subject.

  • Bridging the bill gap. Greener, Brian // Public Finance;07/03/98, p21 

    Explains how an integrated collection system can speed the circulation of every organization's payment options. Impact of the choice of payment options on most organizations; Origin of some utility billing systems; Benefits of a centralized management of payment collection; How organizations...

  • The law won't stop bad debt. Bose, Mihir // Director;May96, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p88 

    Reports on government intervention with bad debts. Risk of small business; Interest; Paperwork.

  • Slower bill collecting up north?  // Treasury & Risk Management;Mar99, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p27 

    Looks at the slowdown of payment habits of companies in Canada. Canadian collections and credit processes as mirroring those in the United States; Average of days sales outstanding (DSO) in Canada; DSO as a financial indicator showing the age of a company's accounts receivable and average time...

  • Collections forum. Frischer, Carol S. // Business Credit;May99, Vol. 101 Issue 5, p43 

    Answers questions about collection of accounts. Customers' tendency to come up with any excuse for not paying; Standard payment terms of companies.

  • P&A Launches survey of global payment trends.  // Credit Management;Mar2011, p9 

    The article reports on the launch of a survey on global payment trends to help businesses weigh up the trading risks in different sectors by P&A Receivables PLC and Sheffield Hallam University's Business School.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics