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more than 70% of freelancers have trouble getting paid at some point in their careers*
* source Freelancers Union
Dealing with late payment of invoices

Dealing with late payment of invoices

One of the toughest things about running a small business is dealing with non-payment on invoices.

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Small claims

Small claims

A number of guides on the small claims process. Covering how it works and if it’s right for you and your company.

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Overdue invoices need reminder letters

Overdue invoices need reminder letters

Overdue invoices are the biggest cause of lost sleep amongst small businesses. Here’s three templates to help you chase up.

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Late payment letter – templates, tips and government help

Late payment letter – templates, tips and government help

Also known as a ‘debt recovery letter’, a tried and perfected late payment letter template is a handy tool to have on file.

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Why your invoices are delayed and how to get paid faster

Why your invoices are delayed and how to get paid faster

Chasing late payments is a big issue for small and medium-sized businesses. If you’re not receiving payments on time, it could lead to a drop in profits, a struggle with your cash flow and worse.

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The most effective debt collecting email I ever wrote

The most effective debt collecting email I ever wrote

Oddly late payers are rarely those who owe thousands, but instead owe very little for tasks that take only a few short minutes or hours to complete.

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Invoice payment terms: Top seven tips

Invoice payment terms: Top seven tips

Small businesses sometimes have a hard time getting paid. So we asked what they can do to get their invoices taken more seriously. It all starts with invoice payment terms.

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Late commercial payments: charging interest and debt recovery

Late commercial payments: charging interest and debt recovery

You can claim interest and debt recovery costs if another business is late paying for goods or a service.

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Interest on late payments

Interest on late payments

The statutory right to interest and compensation applies to all contracts. You need to decide whether to enforce your rights, and if so how.

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Late Payment Calculator (iOS)

Late Payment Calculator (iOS)

Slow payers crippling your cash flow? Overdue accounts stifling your productivity? Spending more of your valuable time chasing payments than new customers?

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Make a court claim for money

Make a court claim for money

A Government guide and resources with links and forms to start the court process.

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Why Does A Freelancer Need Professional Indemnity Insurance?

Why Does A Freelancer Need Professional Indemnity Insurance?

Business insurance is an important part of a freelancer’s toolbox, yet many don’t recognise the role insurance plays in their workflow.

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How to deal with late payments on invoices without feeling rude or awkward

How to deal with late payments on invoices without feeling rude or awkward

Let’s face it. Chasing late payments on invoices is one of the toughest and most awkward jobs for any small business owner.

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Late Payment Letter Templates

Late Payment Letter Templates

So when should you send out your late payment letter? How stern can you be? And, most importantly, will it actually ensure you get paid?

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How to Chase Unpaid Invoices

How to Chase Unpaid Invoices

How do you chase unpaid invoices? When you’ve completed work that the client is happy with, they should then pay for your services within a reasonable timeframe.

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DebtCase

DebtCase

It’s time to discover the easier way to get your invoices paid…

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Late Payment: What I’ve Learnt from 80,000 Freelancers

Late Payment: What I’ve Learnt from 80,000 Freelancers

An article to help freelancers and sole traders avoid late payment and get paid for the work they do.

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Contract Killer, open-source contract

Contract Killer, open-source contract

If you’re writing a contract between you and your customers it doesn’t have to conform to the seemingly standard format of jargon and complicated legalese.

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Late Payment Interest Calculator

Late Payment Interest Calculator

A very useful Late Payment Interest Calculator to help you work out how much you can add to your invoice.

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5 tips to get your customers to pay on time

5 tips to get your customers to pay on time

One in four companies are also spending more than 10 hours a week chasing late payments, here’s five top tips for dealing with late payments.

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Free Late Payment Reminder Letter Templates

Free Late Payment Reminder Letter Templates

Late payment is a constant problem for businesses in the UK and overseas. Credit terms are ignored and following up can be difficult for some companies, especially if you are a very small or micro business.

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Late Payment Law

Late Payment Law

For invoices that are not paid on time, it enables you to claim interest, compensation and your reasonable costs of collecting the debt where these exceed the compensation.

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Contractor late payment letters

Contractor late payment letters

A collection of free templates to use and start the process of getting your payment.

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What interest can I charge on late payments?

What interest can I charge on late payments?

Want to know what interest you can charge on late payments when working as a freelancer, contractor, or small business owner?

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Small Claims Scotland

Small Claims Scotland

Information available to assist you and provide very useful information on the small claim procedure.

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A guide for freelancers and small business on chasing late payments

A guide for freelancers and small business on chasing late payments

One of the joys of working for yourself is the ability to make your own hours, but it’s no fun if these are spent chasing late payments.

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Free Late Payment Tools

Free Late Payment Tools

The DSO calculator is used to measure your average invoicing collection process. It shows the average number of days that it is taking for your customers to pay invoices.

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Late Payment Calculator

Late Payment Calculator

Calculate how much statutory interest you can claim from late paying clients with this calculator.

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How do you chase an unpaid invoice?

How do you chase an unpaid invoice?

When it comes to freelancing, contracting, or running a small business, most veterans and novices alike can attest to one thing – getting paid late is a royal pain.

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How to use the small claims court

How to use the small claims court

If you’re considering using the small claims court to get your money back from a company, follow this step-by-step guide to help you.

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Samples for professional letters requesting payment

Samples for professional letters requesting payment

This shows you how to demand a settlement for outstanding bills in a professional manner, as correct procedure is of central importance during a dunning process.

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First letter to chase an overdue payment

First letter to chase an overdue payment

You should use this letter at the start of any correspondence with another business – or a consumer – that owes you money.

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How to recover an unpaid invoice

How to recover an unpaid invoice

Chasing payments for overdue invoices can drain your energy and time away from running your business.

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