Frequently Asked Questions
The Late Payment of Commercial Debts Regulations 2013 was introduced on 16th March and applies to commercial contracts.
We are able to issue court proceedings out of the jurisdiction of the English courts. However, our main aim is to recover the debt without the need for court action.
The earlier the better, we can adapt our service to meet your own specific needs but we are willing to accept debts of any age on a no collection no fee basis.
We work in all areas. Our knowledge of the local laws and customs enables us to recover from all countries particularly those countries perceived as difficult ( see our collection rates by country ). If you have a debt to refer but want to discuss matters first we would like to hear from you, contact us today.
We have a multi-national team for international collections and knowledge of local culture and laws.
Brookes Bates offer a bespoke debt collection and account management service which is adaptable to the specific needs of our clients. Please call and discuss your requirements with us.
We accept single debts for collection on a no collection, no fee basis. We do not ask for any joining fees or upfront payments, our commission rates are based on the country the debt is based in and we have your debtors pay you directly, we do not bank your funds.
Companies House Web Check
Companies House Information
Check insolvency status
The Insolvency service allows you to search to see if your debtor is Bankrupt or subject to an Individual Voluntary Arrangement.