Thursday 29th July 2021
2021 Credit & Collections Technology Awards Shortlist announcement
Details to be confirmed soon
Thursday 26th August 2021
Emerging from the pandemic, what does this mean for collections?
The third online Collections Technology Think Tank will take place online in September.
The event will feature a number of discussions on what will the future of collections look as we hope to emerge from the UK pandemic.
The event will seek to create an engaging environment with the aim of enabling all participants to learn about the change within collections and the role technology and innovation has to play in the ‘new normal.’
Lenders, creditors and collections specialists will discuss, debate and dissect regulatory and thematic business challenges as a result of the pandemic which has economically impacted household finances but collections processes and strategies.
The Online Think Tank will focus on how collections teams can improve profit and loss using technology. The event will aim to arm attending companies with strategies that can be implemented in their business to enable maximum business returns.
The event will focus on panel discussions across a number of thematic collections issues with the aim of problem-solving and examining how companies can utilise people and technological innovations effectively as we move into a new way of working.
Qualifying Collections professionals include:
Banks, Building Societies, Credit Card providers, Utility companies, Mortgage and Loan companies, High-Cost short Term Lenders, Home Credit providers, Motor Finance providers, Telecoms & Media providers, Debt Purchasers, Debt Collection Agencies, Debt Advice specialists plus other collections professionals.
Thursday 16th September 2021
A-Z of Debt and Insolvency – A Credit Managers Guide – Begbies Traynor webinar
11am – 12pm
Recently an Insolvency and Restructuring trade body spokesperson was quoted as saying “Trading conditions have improved recently, but the Prime Minister’s decision to delay the removal of the final lockdown measures underlines that we’re still in choppy economic waters”.
September looks like doomsday to some and others a chance for a reprieve, how it will turn out is still uncertain.
Brendan Clarkson of Begbies Traynor will be joined by Goldsmith Bowers Solicitors and Court Enforcement Services (High Court Sheriff) to look at the A-Z of debt and insolvency in the current climate.
The virtual session will be a live Q&A with live polls and the panellists will take questions and give their advice on what the market has done over the past 12 months and what comes next.
Goldsmiths Bowers and Court Enforcement Services are both at the heart of the credit profession and offer their expertise and tools on the bumpy road ahead.
Tuesday 21st September 2021
Consumer Credit Awards 2021
Central London location TBC
7pm – 1am
The Consumer Credit Awards, run by Smart Money People, are back for their sixth year. The awards, which are 100% voted for by customers, aim to find those financial companies that are most dedicated to putting their customers first. The Consumer Credit Awards are now a go-to resource for customers and organisations looking for the best credit providers and suppliers. In 2020 over 19,000 customers had their say in the awards.
2021 finalists will be announced on the Smart Money People website on 16th August.
Winners will be announced at a celebration gala dinner in central London on 23rd September.
Thursday 23rd September 2021