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How to maximise your return on unpaid invoices


According to Zurich's latest SME Risk Index, over half of Britain's SMEs have problems with late payment, with £225bn in unpaid invoices . These figures highlight the common problem of late payment. Unpaid invoices can have severe consequences for your business. Our approach…

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Forbes launches innovative debt collection service


An innovative new debt collection service which uses cutting edge technology to maximise clients' chances of recovering their money has been launched by Forbes Solicitors. Forbes Collect utilises cloud-based technology to deliver a platform for efficient, effective recovery. Tom Smith Head…

Forbes Collect Recoveries - October 2016


The Forbes Collect team recovered over £46,000.00 in October on behalf of their clients. One of their greatest successes in October was the recovery of just short of £9500.00 for a marketing agency based in London. This particular case resulted in a full recovery for the client plus…

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Debt Collect Recoveries - May 2016


Forbes' Debt Recovery team recovered over £50,000 for clients in May 2016. One of the team's biggest successes last month was managing to recover almost £25,000.000 for a Software Company based in Leyland. A few of their other successes, in May, include recovering almost &…

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Debt Collect Recoveries - March 2016


Forbes' Debt Recovery team recovered over £150,000 for clients in March 2016. The team managed to recover over £130,000 for a local wood and timber company after sending just a seven day Letter Before Action to the debtor. A few of their other successes this month include…

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Changes to Debt Protocol


A draft Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims was drawn up in September 2014 by the Civil Procedure Rule Committee (CPRC). However, after criticisms and a recommendation by Lord Justice Jackson in his final report reviewing civil litigation costs, the CPRC have been consulting on a new draft Debt Protocol…

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Debt Collect Recoveries - February 2016


Forbes' Debt Recovery team recovered over £50,000 for clients in February 2016. The team chased several invoices amounting to £6000 for a local clothing company and managed to recover over £7000 for them (including interest costs and late payment compensation). A few of…

Debt Collect Recoveries - January 2016


Forbes' Debt Recovery team recovered over £30,000 for clients in January 2016. A few of their success include the team recovering over £4000 for a local Graphic Design company, over £4000 for a Spider lift hire company based in Burnley and almost £2000 for a local…

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Debt Collect Recoveries - December 2015


Forbes' Debt Recovery team recovered over £40,000 for clients in December 2015. The team recovered over £15,000 for a local slate company, over £6000 for a local pension company and almost £7000 for a Spider lift hire company based in Burnley. Almost double the…

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01 Nov 2018

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How SMEs should navigate the retail space to protect themselves in the lead up to Black Friday

Back in August the shocking news that Mike Ashley's Sports Direct agreed to buy the House of Fraser department…

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We have found Forbes to be efficient, informative and effective in all our debt collection cases

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KM Accountants have worked with Forbes for just over 12 Months. During this time we have gained a great working relationship and I feel Forbes understand our business needs

KM Accountants

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On behalf of everyone here at EvolveU we just wanted to say a massive thanks for all of your help and assistance with the Traffic Engineering and Management Services Limited


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We are delighted with the Professional manner in which Forbes Solicitors deal with all our legal requirements and would not hesitate to recommend this Company.

Trident Fire & Security Group Ltd

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We asked Forbes Solicitors to help when a client would not pay his bill. I sent an email to Katy, received a reply straight away, we were advised of the action that would be taken

Abby Welding Ltd

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I contacted Alison at Forbes Solicitors regarding an outstanding debt which we were having problems getting paid for I would just like to say what a very quick and professional service she provided

Natalie Fairclough
Thermal Hire Ltd

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The Woodscape Group have been relying on Forbes Solicitors for over thirty years and the work carried out by Alison Nelson and the team over the last few years has only strengthened

Richard Nelson
Managing Director
Woodscape Ltd

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DPFOC relies on Forbes for all legal advice. We find the service to be professional, well-informed and affordable.

Eddie O' Driscoll

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I was owed money for plumbing services provided and despite several conversations with the debtor to request payment, he was dishonestly claiming that he had paid despite their being no evidence

Martyn Whalley
Back on Tap Plumbing

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Alison and her team have worked with us on a number of occasions now - so much so that we see them as an extension of our business!

Lucy Hyde
Managing Director
Higher Access Limited

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Forbes have helped me immensely with bad debt recovery over the past few years.

Olwen Hope
Credit Control
Able 2 Ltd

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I have used Alison Nelson for a number of years for debt collection. I would strongly recommend her for similar work.

Mr Fahmi
Consultant Plastic Surgeon

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The professional and speedy way that Forbes dealt with this resulted in a very quick settlement of the matter. I can assure you that I will recommend Forbes for matters such as this in the future.

Morgan Rothwell
D&M Creative Limited

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We have used Alison's services on a number of occasions and have always received the desired results!

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Operations Director

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