Paul Uppal on the high street

Paul Uppal on the high street

 Paul Uppal, Forum Non-Executive Director Late Payment & Bad Business Practices Paul Uppal was the Government’s Small Business Commissioner from 2017 to 2019. Paul made giant strides towards ensuring fair payment practices for small businesses and changing the late payment culture in the UK by supporting them in resolving payment disputes with larger firms. […]

No sign of an end to SME late payment pain

No sign of an end to SME late payment pain

One in four SMEs continue to face a late payments problem, Close Brothers research reveals The scale of late payments continues to increase with one in four SMEs owed more than £40,000 Almost half of SMEs now using or considering invoice finance products Small and medium-sized enterprises continue to suffer from late payments from customers […]

It’s all about credit control, stupid!

It’s all about credit control, stupid!

Money, money, money. It’s all too often the topic of choice nowadays, certainly since the 2008 crash. Banks supposedly don’t have enough of it, small businesses want more but can’t access it, while big businesses have it but don’t like to part with it. But as the old saying runs, money makes the world go […]