The latest version of the Commercial Credit & Collections Conference series will take place on Thursday 17th June online.
The event has run as a face to face event in 2019 and 2020 and will be available to view online in June 2021.
The Commercial Credit & Collections Conference series focuses on the latest updates in credit management and insolvency.
The next edition of the conference will provide Credit Manager and FDs with access to credit management and insolvency-related advice. The Commercial Credit & Collections conferences are a platform to learn more about new industry services, products, the latest technology and best practice.
9.30 am Event opening and introduction followed by
9.40 am – Post pandemic trade credit 2020 was a year of disruption, uncertainty, and hardship. Our panel of experts looks at how the trade credit industry has been shaped by the pandemic and what we can expect to see in a post-pandemic world. What are the challenges and the opportunities that exist in 2021 and beyond. Speakers include: Conrad White, Working Capital Enhancement Lead, Imperial Tobacco; Elisabeth Doppelhofer, Head of Credit, Adecco; Simon Philpin, Head of Business Development, Markel; Ana Dieguez, Head of Global Clients Aon
10.25 am BREAK
10.45 am – Credit Management options adapting to business change What are the options for credit management post-pandemic and post Brexit. How can we combat potential late payment/bad debt a discussion around the options such as changes in regulation, outsourcing debt, and assessing credit management options such as debt sale. Speakers include: Martin Kirby, Head of Credit Risk & Collections, Business Stream; Craig Farmer, Credit Risk Officer, Fleximize, Brad Morris, Head of Credit, Dell; Ian Davies, Client & Sales Director, Intrum
11.30 am BREAK
11.55 am – Insolvency: The threat of zombie companies Pandemic policy responses by the UK government and the Bank of England and the reaction from corporates have created the right conditions to breed a new generation of ‘zombie’ companies that could drag on the UK economy if left unchecked. The return of the Zombie business a subject that arose over the past decade is a worrying sign of the times. When the government unwinds its loan schemes and protections and companies must become self-sustainable again, a permanent mark will remain on the balance sheets of many SMEs – that of excessive debt. Speakers include: Liam Bell, Director Real Estate Disputes, Memery Crystal; Ian Strangward, Customer Finance Manager at Karndean Designflooring; Adrian Hyde, Partner, Begbies Traynor Group
12.40 pm LUNCH BREAK
1.05 pm – Technology and Credit Management The role new technology can play such as Open Banking, what are the customer engagement strategies and what role can it play.Speakers: Leanne Chesterman, Head of Accounts Receivable & Master Data, BAE Systems; Nick King, Order to Cash CMO, Unilever; Brian Lewis, Credit Manager at CPI EuroMix Mortars; Guy Thompson, SunChemical Group, Credit Risk Manager EMEA & China; Subramanya SN, Head of Sales – Credit & Business Risk Solutions, Cedar Rose
2 pm (latest) EVENT CLOSE
Aon provides a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our industry data and analytics delivers insights to clients, helping reduce volatility and improve performance.
Begbies Traynor is the UK’s market leader in business rescue and recovery. Providing independent professional advice and solutions in corporate recovery and restructuring as well as corporate finance, forensic accounting, investigations and risk consulting.
Listed on the London Stock Exchange and employing more than 700 staff across a network of over 80 UK offices, we have developed a market-leading reputation for knowledgeable, compassionate and uncompromising advice
Cedar Rose has been operating for nearly 25 years providing high quality credit risk reporting and analysis, business intelligence and investigative due diligence on companies globally. We grew initially as specialists of the Middle East and North Africa, building the world’s largest database in that region. We have now grown to be a global player offering high quality, accurate, reliable and up-to-date information on more than 150 million companies across the globe.
Intrum is the industry-leading provider of ethical Credit Management Services including debt purchase, third-party servicing and white label early arrears solutions for consumer and business accounts. With 10,000 employees and 80,000 clients across 25 countries, Intrum has won a string of awards for its customer-centric approach. www.intrum.co.uk
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