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June 2017 Credit Management magazine

The CICM magazine for consumer and commercial credit professionals

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Cr£ditWho? CICM Directory of Services FOR INFORMATION, OPTIONS AND PRICING PLEASE EMAIL: FINANCIAL PR PROFESSIONAL BODIES Gravity London Floor 6/7, Gravity London, 69 Wilson St, London, EC21 2BB T: +44(0)207 330 8888. E: W: Gravity is an award winning full service PR and advertising business that is regularly benchmarked as being one of the best in its field. It has a particular expertise in the credit sector, building long-term relationships with some of the industry’s best-known brands working on often challenging briefs. As the partner agency for the Credit Services Association (CSA) for the past 13 years, and the Chartered Institute of Credit Management since 2006, it understands the key issues affecting the credit industry and what works and what doesn’t in supporting its clients in the media and beyond. LEGAL MATTERS DWF LLP Neil Jinks FCICM – Director M: +44 (0)7740 179 515 T: +44 (0)121 516 7462 E: W: Described by market commentators as “blazing a trail”, DWF is one of the UK’s largest legal businesses with an award-winning reputation for client service excellence and effective operational management. Named by the Financial Times as one of Europe’s most innovative law firms and independently ranked first of all top 20 law firms for quality of legal advice and joint first of all national law firms for service delivery and responsiveness. DWF offers a full range of cost effective debt recovery solutions including pre-legal collections, debt litigation, enforcement, insolvency proceedings and ancillary services including tracing, process serving, debtor profiling and consultancy. PAYMENT SOLUTIONS American Express 76 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9TQ T: +44 (0)1273 696933 W: American Express is working in partnership with the CICM and is a globally recognised provider of payment solutions to businesses. Specialising in providing flexible collection capabilities to drive a number of company objectives including: •Accelerate cashflow •Improved DSO •Offer extended terms to customers •Provide an additional line of bank independent credit to drive growth •Reduce risk •Create competitive advantage with your customers As experts in the field of payments and with a global reach, American Express is working with credit managers to drive growth within businesses of all sectors. By creating an additional lever to help support supplier/client relationships American Express is proud to be an innovator in the business payments space. Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) The Water Mill, Station Road, South Luffenham, OAKHAM, LE15 8NB T: 01780 722910 E: W: The Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) is Europe’s largest credit management organisation. The trusted leader in expertise for all credit matters, it represents the profession across trade, consumer, and export credit, and all credit-related services. Formed over 70 years ago, it is the only such organisation accredited by Ofqual and it offers a comprehensive range of services and bespoke solutions for the credit professional ( as well as services and advice for the wider business community ( PROFESSIONAL BODIES CICMos (CICM Online Services) WWW.CICM.COM T: 01780 722 907. E: W: CICMOS has been designed to help busy credit managers by providing them with a suite of online tools to support and quickly develop their teams. The virtual learning centre is an open platform system, accessed via the website, which is easy to use, modular and each module is completely optional, which means the system can be tailored to suit specific requirements and time constraints. This wide ranging system is more than just a training tool it is easy to set up and use and can be accessed securely via the CICMOS website for a low annual subscription. RECRUITMENT PORTFOLIO CREDIT CONTROL Portfolio Credit Control Portfolio Credit Control, New Liverpool House, 15 Eldon Street, London, EC2M 7LD T: 0207 650 3199 E: W: Portfolio Credit Control, solely specialises in the recruitment of permanent, temporary and contract Credit Control, Accounts Receivable and Collections staff. Part of an award winning recruiter we speak to and meet credit controllers all day everyday understanding their skills and backgrounds to provide you with tried and tested credit control professionals. We have achieved enormous growth because we offer a uniquely specialist approach to our clients, with a commitment to service delivery that exceeds your expectations every single time. Hays Credit Management 107 Cheapside, London, EC2V 6DN T: 07834 260029 E: W: Hays Credit Management is working in partnership with the CICM and specialise in placing experts into credit control jobs and credit management jobs. Hays understands the demands of this challenging environment and the skills required to thrive within it. Whatever your needs, we have temporary, permanent and contract based opportunities to find your ideal role. Our candidate registration process is unrivalled, including face-to-face screening interviews and a credit control skills test developed exclusively for Hays by the CICM. We offer CICM members a priority service and can provide advice across a wide spectrum of job search and recruitment issues. ANTI MONEY LAUNDERING THE ONLY AML RESOURCE YOU NEED SmartSearch Harman House, Station Road, Guiseley, Leeds, LS20 8BX T: 01132387660 F: 0113 238 7669 E: W: KYC, AML and CDD all rely on a combination of deep data with broad coverage, highly automated flexible technology with an innovative and intuitive customer interface. Key features include automatic Worldwide Sanction & PEP checking, Daily Monitoring, Automated Enhanced Due Diligence and pro-active customer management. Choose SmartSearch as your benchmark. ATTENTION PRODUCT AND SERVICE PROVIDERS You can connect with them all now by having a listing in CreditWho. For just £1,247 + VAT per annum: - your business will be listed in Credit Management magazine, which goes out to all our members and subscribers and has an estimated readership of over 25,000. TO BOOK YOUR LISTING IN CREDITWHO CONTACT: ANTHONY CAVE ON: 020 3603 7934 For even greater exposure to our membership and a closer association with CICM, why not enquire about becoming a Corporate Partner. To find out more contact Peter Collinson (07584 993548). CICM Corporate Partners now get CreditWho included. 62 June 2017 The Recognised Standard

MONTHLY PRIZE CROSSWORD CREDIT CONUNDRUM FOR ALL EMAIL ENTRIES FOR THE CROSSWORD PLEASE EMAIL: ANDREW.MORRIS@CICM.COM Puzzle by © 2012 Mirroreyes Internet Services Corporation. All Rights Reserved - CROSSWORD JUNE 2017 NAME .................................................................................................................................... ADDRESS .............................................................................................................................. ............................................................................................................................................... POST CODE .................................. TELEPHONE NUMBER ..................................................... The CICM is registered with the UK’s Information Commissioner under the Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act"). All the data contained on this form, is held and processed electronically in accordance with the Act. The Institute holds and processes your personal data in order to give you the full benefits of being a member and for administrative purposes. We might from time to time notify you by post or email of details of CICM events or other similar CICM services or products which we think September be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive such notification please tick here q If you subsequently decide that you do not wish to receive such notifications please email the Institute at or write to the Data Controller at the address given below. The Data Protection Act gives you the right at any time to see a copy of all the data that we hold about you. If you would like a copy, please send a letter requesting this information together with a cheque for £10 payable to : The Chartered Institute of Credit Management to: Data Controller, CICM, The Water Mill, Station Road, South Luffenham, OAKHAM, LE15 8NB. £20 CROSSWORD PRIZE THERE WILL BE THREE PRIZES OF £20 EACH FOR THE FIRST THREE NAMES DRAWN EVERY MONTH ACROSS: 1. Smudge 5. Loose flesh under the jaws 10. Tatters 14. Pear-shaped instrument 15. Not cool 16. Wings 17. Leave out 18. Endanger 20. God of wine 22. A canvas shoe 23. Goblin 24. Amount of hair 25. Furnace 32. European blackbird 33. Deploy 34. Mayday 37. Beseech DOWN: 1. Untidy one 2. Mountain lion 3. Ear-related 4. In an ill-natured manner 5. Chewy jellied candy 6. 1 1 1 1 7. Which person? 8. What we kiss with 9. Extent 10. Radiolocation 11. Same 12. Stares 13. Clairvoyants 19. Attempt again 21. Sharpen 25. Rapscallions 26. Roman emperor 27. Outcropping 28. Sexually assaults 29. Got up 38. Make a parody of 39. Grumble 40. Soak 41. Visitor 42. Back tooth 43. Compulsively 45. Gesture of indifference 49. Mineral rock 50. Spotter 53. Lithesome 57. Unfeeling 59. Relating to aircraft 60. C C C C 61. Electronic letters 62. Badgers 63. Anagram of "Sees" 64. Squalid 65. "Iliad" city 30. Moves briskly 31. Buffoon 34. A period of discounted prices 35. By mouth 36. Agile 38. A type of large sandwich 39. Pledge 41. 60s dancers 42. Bog 44. Alone 45. Slash 46. Houses 47. Hemp cords 48. An edict of the Russian tsar 51. Applications 52. An indefinite period 53. Slender 54. Beloved 55. Therefore 56. Optimistic 58. Bleat CLOSING DATE: 12 JUNE LAST MONTHS CROSSWORD WINNERS Atul Vadher FCICM, Sian Marshall and Tony Allen For the chance of winning £20, forward your completed solution to: Art Editor, Andrew Morris, Chartered Institute of Credit Management, The Water Mill, Station Road, South Luffenham, OAKHAM, LE15 8NB. The Recognised Standard June 2017 63

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