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Should you engage a Debt Collection Agency

Collecting unpaid invoices is unfortunately a fact of life for businesses, but this process can be time-consuming and frustrating. This is why many businesses opt to employ the services of a professional debt recovery agency, whether they need help with domestic or international debt collection. Here are eight good reasons to bring in experts to help with debt recovery.

Engage a Debt Collection Agency  and get Legal Reassurance

There is a complicated web of laws governing debt collection, and most business owners don’t have the in-depth knowledge required to navigate the law successfully. A professional debt collection agency will be familiar with all the relevant regulations and can ensure that your debt is collected without falling foul of costly or time-consuming legal pitfalls.

Engage a Debt Collection Agency  and benefit from their experience

It is not likely that a business owner will have the level of experience in debt collection that a dedicated third-party debt collection agency can offer. As with most technical aspects of business, it often makes sense to call in the experts. It is always a good idea to externalise debt collection as such situations might be stressful and become emotional between creditors and their clients.

Debt Recovery advice

If you engage the services of a debt recovery agency they will, as part of their service, offer advice throughout the process, from initial contact with the debtor all the way through to court action, where this is necessary, as well as handling the administration and legwork along the way.

Engage a Debt Collection Agency  and save time and money

Pursuing debts yourself can be a time-consuming and costly business, distracting you from the main task of running your business. It is often a false economy to try to pursue a debt yourself, and cheaper in the long run to engage the services of debt collection experts.


Every business is different, and every business owner has a different set of requirements. Modern debt collection agencies understand this and offer a variety of debt collection programs to suit a range of business models. At CLI, each new debt collection enquiry is managed as a new project and a specific approach will be agreed with our client to suit their individual requirements. As a no collection no fee service provider, we are confident that the debt collection service we provide will be the right approach for your business.


Keeping accurate and relevant documentation is a key part of the debt recovery process and can be particularly important when it comes to court action. A professional third-party debt recovery agency will ensure that all documents are accurately completed throughout the process.

People Pay Faster

Perhaps the most important advantage of engaging a professional debt collection agency is that this is the best way to ensure that debtors pay quickly. A debt recovery agency will know the most effective and efficient methods for recovering debt, and debtors are more likely to pay up sooner if they are contacted by a professional agency. By engaging the services of a third party debt collection agency, you are sending a strong message to your clients that late payment is no longer acceptable.

Preserving Business Relationship

Maintaining strong business relationships is crucial to long-term success, but the debt collection process can put a strain on these relationships. Modern debt collection agencies understand this aspect and will work to ensure that the process is conducted in a professional, ethical and compliant manner while allowing separation between your business and the collection. This offers a better prospect of maintaining those crucial business relationships once the debt has been cleared.

If you are interested in finding out more about how a modern debt recovery company works, or you are struggling with late payment issues affecting your company, get in touch with us today and find out how our team of dedicated UK and international debt collection professionals can help.

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