Dun & Bradstreet Enters Into a Definitive Agreement

Dun & Bradstreet Enters Into a Definitive Agreement to Be Acquired by Investor Group Led by CC Capital, Cannae Holdings and Thomas H. Lee Partners Dun & Bradstreet DNB, -0.19% (the “Company”), the global leader in commercial data, analytics and insights for businesses, today announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to [...]

By | 2018-08-13T11:52:02+00:00 August 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

July CMI Reflects Imminent Problems for Economy Long Term

Credit professionals reported fewer filings for bankruptcy and a higher score for rejections of credit applications in the July 2018 economic report from the National Association of Credit Management, but these spikes are coupled with plummeting sales and unsustainable changes for the future. After a large spike in May and a dip in June, July [...]

By | 2018-08-13T11:49:48+00:00 August 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

DLA Piper

Dear Forum members I want to showcase one of our corporate partners to all our forum members - DLA Piper DLA Piper are one of the largest international law firms in the world and handle all disputes globally. Richard Norman and his team offer a managed litigation service to all forum members. This is a unique [...]

By | 2018-08-03T15:13:55+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Company Watch Financial Analytics Platform is Launched

The new Company Watch financial analytics Platform was launched today, Thursday 2nd August 2018. With a clearer interface, improved functionality and new Snapshot report we have tried to make our credit referencing tool more user-friendly and better-suited to the needs of our clients. Company Watch’s analytics continue to offer in-depth insight into a company’s financial [...]

By | 2018-08-02T13:35:27+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Don’t Take Our Word For It… Here’s What Our Forums Members Say About Forums International

Don't Take Our Word For It... Here's What Our Forums Members Say About Forums International Over the many years that Forums International has been running credit industry forums, they have always been very well received by our peers across the profession. They are widely recognised in the industry as very good value and benefit driven. [...]

By | 2018-07-30T09:33:17+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Why Join the Forums?|0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE – Amazon Forum

PRESS RELEASE - Amazon forum – 24th July 2018 We held our first company specific credit forum this week. The subject was Amazon. The idea came from several our forum members, but I must thank Graham Woodward from Clarks who helped a lot with the format. Another “thank you” must go to Arthur J Gallagher [...]

By | 2018-07-30T09:24:17+00:00 July 30th, 2018|News|0 Comments

New pressure for better payment practices

New pressure for better payment practices It’s over a year since regulations requiring large companies and limited liability partnerships (LLPs) to report on their payment practices came into force. However, 30 July 2018 marks the first reporting deadline for many of these large companies – those with December year ends. So now is a good [...]

By | 2018-07-26T13:14:27+00:00 July 26th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Vanity Fair by Philip King FCICM

Vanity Fair by Philip King FCICM In my blog last week, I wrote about the importance of ‘owning the process’ in our own professional development. In just the same way, we also need to own the development of our own status. I sometimes get invitations to connect on LinkedIn from people who seem to have [...]

By | 2018-07-16T13:13:45+00:00 July 16th, 2018|CICM|0 Comments

Control or Commercial?

Sometimes a change of name can lead to a beneficial change of attitude for a business, says Laurie Beagle, Managing Director of Forums International. I am a great believer that words and titles can be interpreted differently by the reader. In the case of credit 'controller', this can have the connotation that the person is [...]

By | 2018-07-11T14:11:38+00:00 July 11th, 2018|CCR|0 Comments
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