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February 2017

Business Rates Revaluation – the Lowdown

If you’re a small business owner, you’re sure to be aware that business rates here in the UK will undergo a revaluation process by the Valuation Office Agency with the revised rates coming into force beginning on 1st April, 2017.  There’s been a lot of misinformation about this process which has led to worry and confusion, especially among smaller business owners who often struggle to maintain a steady c

Lean Start-up – What’s It all About?

Today we’re going to look at the lean start-up business model which is all about finding a gap in the market in the most efficient manner in terms of the time and money spent on doing so.  It’s a way of getting your product or service to market quickly but avoiding the development of a product that nobody wants or will buy.  When setting up a new business, it ofte

Debt Collection News Roundup – January, 2017

Here at Access Credit Management we like to make sure we bring our readers interesting and relevant news about our industry so once a month we’ll be publishing a News Roundup.  This should keep you up to speed with all the important goings on within the sector so that you have a resource that keeps you fully informed of all the latest news.  It would be interestin

How to Deal with your Christmas Debts

As we head towards the end of January, the dust from Christmas has now settled and we’re all more or less back to normal.  However, with figures showing that more than 40% of parents went into debt over Christmas, some of us may struggle for quite some time to recover from overspending during the Christmas period.  Apparently, the average household blew more than £800 on Christmas and, while that might seem like a fairly modest amount to some, it represents a lot of money to households struggling to make ends meet on a monthly basis.  Debts can spiral out of