Forbes Collect FAQs

How to collect debt

Collecting monies owed from late paying customers or clients can be time consuming and a drain… Read more

What is a debt collection agency?

A debt collection agency is a company that pursues unpaid invoices or outstanding debts on… Read more

How does a debt collection agency work?

While every debt collection agency in the UK is subject to the same legislation and regulations… Read more

How long do you have to collect a debt?

In England, in accordance with the Limitation Act 1980 you have six years to pursue an unpaid… Read more

How to collect outstanding debt

Chasing debtors is easily one of the most frustrating yet vital aspects of running a business.… Read more

What can a debt collection agency do?

At Forbes Collect, we can help to recover your outstanding commercial debts in different ways… Read more

What are the fees involved for issuing a Claim?

As our Forbes Collect service is a "No Recovery, No Fee" service we do not charge for… Read more

Can I recover my fees from the Debtor?

There are two fees that are recoverable from the Debtor should we be successful with our claim… Read more

What if the claim is defended?

If your claim is defended then it doesn't mean that you definitely won't recover the… Read more

What debts can bailiffs collect?

Once you have issued a County Court Claim and have been successful in gaining a County Court… Read more

How to collect a debt from someone

If you are trying to collect a debt from someone and do not wish to issue County Court… Read more

How much do collection agencies charge for recovering debt?

How much collection agencies charge will vary from agency to agency, different types of debt… Read more

For how many years can debt be collected?

How many years a debt can be collected for, after it has first been incurred, changes depending… Read more

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