Bristow & Sutor Group appoints two Client Development Managers

11th May 2022 Appointments |

Bristow & Sutor has announced that it has hired two leading industry experts as Client Development Managers, representing the latest step in the company’s ongoing commitment to growth and innovation.  Michelle Giles and Peter Haywood, who share extensive respective careers in local authorities and across revenues and benefits, will now contribute to an exciting new…

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Ophelos and Yonder agree ethical debt resolution partnership

5th May 2022 Arrears and Recoveries |

Debt resolution specialist, Ophelos has announced a partnership with lifestyle credit card company Yonder. The partnership will see Ophelos manage the support of Yonder customers who may find themselves in arrears. The startup selected Ophelos as it reflected Yonder’s business values centred around fairness, transparency and customer respect. Ophelos’ machine learning-driven debt resolution platform will…

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Lowell makes four senior hires

5th May 2022 Appointments | #appointments

Europe credit management services provider, Lowell has announced that it has made four senior appointments. The company has appointed Louis Brook as UK Chief Information Officer, Jill Maples as UK People Director, Kevin Peirson as Head of Customer Relations and Naynesh Patel as Customer Insights and Strategy Director. They join at a period of significant…

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Paylink Solutions makes two senior appointments

4th May 2022 Appointments | #appointments

Fintech, Paylink Solutions has expanded its senior team with a new Head of Operations and Head of Information Security appointments. Joe Clarke has been appointed Head of Operations and will be responsible for overseeing Paylink’s operations and IT services, managing key projects and delivering the performance management framework and new graduate scheme. Susan Rann, Paylink’s…

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United Utilities to appoint CEO

29th April 2022 Appointments |

United Utilities Group has announced that Louise Beardmore will take over as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) which will follow the retirement of Steve Mogford early next year. Mogford, who has been in charge of the water company for 12 years, will be supported by Beardmore, who is currently the Group’s Customer Service and People Director until…

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Barratt Smith Brown secures FCA Approval

29th April 2022 Company News |

Debt collections specialist, Barratt Smith Brown has announced that they have successfully completed the FCA approval process and are now a regulated company. Ashley Barratt, CEO of Barratt Smith Brown said “Becoming an FCA regulated company is critical to our ambitious expansion plans for Barratt Smith Brown. The FCA is the gold standard for financial…

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Intrum makes Compliance Director and Strategic Account Manager appointments

22nd April 2022 Appointments | #appointments

Credit Management Group Intrum UK has announced the appointments of David Price as Compliance Director and David Stranaghan as Strategic Account Manager for its partnership with retailer Sainsbury’s Bank. Price has twenty years’ experience in compliance with firms such as Vanquis Bank, Chase De Vere, American Express and Lloyds Banking Group. He has a track…

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Arum appoints Group Director of Debt Policy and Strategy

20th April 2022 Appointments | #appointments

Arum has announced the appointment of Steve Coppard, as its Group Director of Debt Policy and Strategy. Coppard will join the company on 3rd May. In this newly created role, Coppard will help the executive team of Arum and its sister company Just to respond to the evolving needs of the government sector and, importantly,…

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McCambridge Duffy and Trustfolio agree partnership

12th April 2022 Company News |

McCambridge Duffy is set to be one of the first Insolvency Practitioners (IPs) in the UK & Ireland to adopt a new solution, to create a more transparent and effective process for both consumers and creditors.  The recently launched Trustfolio Debt Solutions Provider Portal is the first digital tool that enables IPs, Debt Management Companies, and…

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Credit Kudos acquired by Apple

24th March 2022 Company News | #mergers

Variious news outlets have reported that open banking specialist, Credit Kudos has been acquired by Apple as it increases its drive into the payments space. Reports suggest that Apple closed the deal with Credit Kudos this week, marking its first move into the UK open banking space, It is predicted that the acquisition could related to a…

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JPMorgan Chase commits £1.2m to Fair4All Finance to low incomes scheme

24th March 2022 Company News | #partnership

JPMorgan Chase announced a £1.2 million philanthropic commitment to help low-income and underserved communities across the UK access affordable loans and build financial resilience. This new commitment will help Fair4All Finance expand its No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS) pilot to a sixth region in the UK. The scheme, the first of its scale in the…

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StepChange reveals strategy against background of changes in debt advice

23rd March 2022 Company News |

People experiencing problem debt tend to have more complex situations than in the past, so the scope and delivery of debt advice also needs to evolve according to StepChange Debt Charity. As part of debt charity’s launch of its new strategy, StepChange has revealed that 158,000 clients were given full debt advice in 2021, with the…

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Sigma Connected appoints new MD for new credit services business 

23rd March 2022 Appointments |

Business outsourcing provider Sigma Connected has announced the appointment of a new Managing Director (MD) to lead the company’s newly-formed credit services business. Jaco Snyman has been appointed to spearhead the company’s new Birmingham-headquartered debt collection agency, McLaren Credit Services. Reporting to Group CEO Gary Gilburd, Snyman will take responsibility for the growth and strategic…

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