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Send an LBA to multiple debtors through Lovetts CaseManager

When you have multiple debts, there is no need to submit them to us one by one. You can take full advantage of our online CaseManager facility and request a Letter Before Action for multiple debtors in one single batch.  

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An Online Court: Civil Courts Structure Review by Lord Justice Briggs

 

A Civil Courts Structure Review – Interim Report published last month by Lord Justice Briggs has proposed the introduction of an online court and effectively raising the small claims threshold to £25,000.

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County Court Judgments Reach Alarming New Levels

There has been an alarming increase in cashflow difficulties faced by UK businesses during the past year, exceeding levels last seen during the recession. In 2015, 56% of County Court Claims to recover debt, resulted in a County Court Judgment (CCJ) because the debtor was unable to pay. This is the highest level seen in over 6 years.

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Lovetts Recognised For Excellence By Law Society

Lovetts has secured Lexcel accreditation once again, having first achieved the Law Society's top accolade in 2012. Lexcel recognises excellence in law management and is the Law Society's legal practice quality mark for the highest standards in legal practice management and client care.

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Fear Stops 58% Of Businesses Claiming Late Payment Compensation

The legal right many UK businesses have to claim late payment compensation is being stymied by a fear amongst firms that doing so will upset their customers and lead to loss of business. 

A recent survey of credit personnel* within small to medium sized businesses by Lovetts has found that 58%

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Tesco Move To Cut Payment Terms To 14 Days

Following the announcement by Tesco that it plans to cut its payment terms to 14 days, for suppliers that are small businesses, SMEs should not become complacent in the pursuit of overdue invoices, in the hope that other businesses will simply follow suit. Instead, it is urgent for SMEs to use Tesco's initiative as a signalthat a more robust approach to late payment may win them respect rather than lose custom as many SMEs fear.

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Small Business Commissioner Must Tackle Late Payment Of Debts Culture

"A mediation service will only support a fraction of the small businesses struggling with late payment", says Charles Wilson, Chairman of Lovetts, the debt recovery law firm.

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Michael Higgins Appointed Managing Director Of Lovetts Debt Recovery

Lovetts, the commercial debt recovery law firm based near Guildford has appointed Michael Higgins as Managing Director, with immediate effect.


Michael joined Lovetts in 2007 and has played a significant role in its growth and the launch of innovative solutions to support the cost-effective and speedy recovery of bad debt. Michael, a qualified solicitor, joined the Lovetts management team in 2012,with responsibility for the Commercial Litigation Department and in 2014 he was made Operations Director.

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More Businesses Act On The Late Payment Act

Making It More Expensive For Customers To Pay Late Confidence Boosted By Ability To Recover Costs

More businesses are taking matters into their own hands when it comes to tackling late payment rather than wait for Government intervention according to new analysis by Lovetts, the commercial debt recovery law firm.

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Conciliation Service Will Do Little To Solve Late Payment Problem

Lovetts Responds To Business Secretary’s Proposals

Secretary of State for Business Sajid Javid has today confirmed the creation of a Small Business Conciliation Service to help settle disputes between small and large businesses, especially over late payment practices. This will form part of the government's new Enterprise Bill.

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SMEs Denied Access To Justice In Court Fees Shake-Up

Access to Justice for SMEs across the UK was dealt a hard blow in recent weeks. Following a Government consultation last year, in March 2015, a new Court Fee tariff was introduced. As a result, the Court Fees for money claims to recover overdue debt from businesses rose in some cases by a staggering 622%. 

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Late Payment: Late Payers Allowed 20 More Days To Pay In Q1 2015

Time From Invoice To Letter Before Action Increases 24% Year On Year

New figures on the amount of debt UK businesses are dealing with through late payment of their invoices throw into sharp relief the huge scale of the issue. With respected industry bodies such as The FSB and IoD calling for action, the new figures from Lovetts,

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