The Atradius Credit-to-Cash Briefings offer free business guidance designed to support you as you manage the day-to-day operation of your business. They include useful checklists.
Credit Management Fundamentals
To guarantee efficient credit management, you’ll need to look at every area of your business operation. Credit Management Fundamentals provides a best practice checklist, with tips that range from general credit guidelines to staff training and benchmarking.
How to conduct a risk assessment of your receivables
Your company’s accounts receivable is an important indicator for assessing business health. An assessment of outstanding invoices and the risk of non-payment will help you identify any weak points and guide you to take decisive action to minimise risk and protect your business.
Ten tips to get your customers to pay on time
The secret of timely collections lays in the systematic and consistent credit management practices that should underpin your relationship with every customer. Here are ten top tips to help maintain business cash flow and avoid the pain of late payments.
How to chase overdue payments by phone
Calling a customer to ask for an overdue payment does require some skill. It can also feel uncomfortable to chase outstanding invoices.
Dealing with late payment excuses
Unfortunately some businesses make up excuses to explain away delays in settling invoices. Here are some examples of the more common excuses and tips on how to best deal with them.
Early detection of default risks
Businesses almost never go into insolvency overnight. You can take steps to protect your business from the failure of others by looking out for warning signs. Use this checklist to help you monitor key indicators.
Note: the Credit-to-Cash briefings are available in English only.