Vulnerable people who fall behind with Council Tax payments will have greater protection from aggressive debt enforcement under new plans to improve the way councils collect arrears. Following concerns from charities, debt advice bodies and local councils, ministers are moving forward with work to create a fairer, more efficient and compassionate debt recovery system. Local…

Companies applying for a licence to supply energy will have to undergo more stringent tests from June in order to help drive up standards for customers and reduce the risk of supplier failure. Applicants will need to demonstrate they can adequately fund their operations for their first year, outline how they expect to comply with…

The amount of money being achieved for a repossessed home by Spicerhaart Corporate Sales is at its highest level in nine months. Spicerhaart Corporate Sales achieved an average of 104.29% against the market value on properties that were taken into possession and sold in March 2019. This figure is up from an average of 96.73%…

The Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) and The European Freight Trade Association (EFTA) are claiming victory after Companies House added a warning to its website that the information available on its site has not been independently verified. Philip King, the Chief Executive of the CICM, the world’s largest recognised professional credit management body, and James Campbell, Secretary of The European…