Recent Blog Entries
Debt collection is changing and with it we are seeing a number of new trends in the processes, handling and staffing in the industry. AYOM discusses the trends we have discovered as we evolve with the industry.
Tuesday, 2nd April 2019
Chargebacks account for a percentage of money collected by debt collectors. For this reason it is very common to see holding periods. We look into what charge backs are and why holding periods are necessary.
Wednesday, 27th March 2019
AYOM staff have selected their charity partners for 2019. This time we have selected a national charity and a local charity. News on events to come soon.
Friday, 15th March 2019
AYOM’s General Manager shares her experience as a woman in business to celebrate international women’s day
AYOM’s General Manager, Marie Mitchell, has had a long, successful career. It hasn’t always been easy being a female senior manager in business but she now stands as a mainstay within the company, helping it to achieve bigger and better things.
Friday, 8th March 2019
January saw AYOM participate in and achieve its first ever accreditation for the Investors In People standard. After many months of culture change and structural changes, the company is proud to have achieved the global standard.
Friday, 1st February 2019
Barclays are enabling a card blocking option for at risk consumer debt orientated customers as they allow card holders to opt in to automatically declining payments in locations such as pubs, gambling shops, restaurants and takeaways.
Wednesday, 9th January 2019
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Tuesday, 8th January 2019
AYOM want to show our support for independent regulations and revisiting the way local authorities are fulfilling debt collection practices relating to taxes. With many seemingly taking an aggressive enforcement stance from the beginning, we urge councils to seek pre-legal mediation as best practice.
Tuesday, 11th December 2018
HMRC have caused a stir by requesting debtors pay for their tax by securing personal or commercial loans. Due to not being a preferential creditor now, HMRC are seemingly attempting to find ways to become one unofficially making requests such as these. Many are sceptical; commenting that HMRC’s debts are no more important than a local tradespersons.
Tuesday, 20th November 2018
Unpaid school lunches resulting in over £40,000 owed to local councils is indicating very tight family budgets according to one study. While schools wouldn't withhold lunches for students, it does pose the question of how exactly to recover the unpaid money.
Tuesday, 30th October 2018