Frequently Asked Questions

Debt recovery costs

Is Advocate's service really free of cost to the creditor?

Are there any upfront costs or hidden charges?

What happens if the debtor pays the invoices, but not Advocate's charges?

Instructions we accept

Do you accept consumer related instructions?

How old should the invoices be before we instruct you?

What is the minimum instruction you accept?

Do you accept aged invoices?

Do you accept disputed invoices?

What if the company is in liquidation or being dissolved?

What if the creditor or debtor are not based in the UK?

The debt recovery process

What is Advocate's success rate?

How do we instruct Advocate?

How long does the recovery process take?

What happens if the debtor claims the invoices are in dispute?

Once Advocate recovers payment, how long will it take for us to receive the funds?

What happens if the debtor does not have the money to pay the invoices?

Debt recovery litigation

Are Advocate solicitors?

Who makes the decision to issue legal proceedings?

What are the costs involved in issuing County Court Proceedings?

Does a County Court Judgment guarantee payment?

What are the costs involved in issuing a Winding up Petition?


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Latest Recoveries

  • July 6, 2020

    Advocate’s free debt collection agency secures payment of £12,440.19 in 7 days from a North West Local Authority on behalf of a Liverpool based Care Staffing Agency.

  • July 2, 2020

    £9,112.33 recovered from a Bristol based Sandwich Manufacturer within 72 hours on behalf of a Bristol based Food Packaging Company.

  • July 1, 2020

    £11,662.49 recovered from a Luton based Carpet Showroom and paid to a Bedford based Signage Instalation Company just 3 days after we commenced action.

  • June 30, 2020

    Our client a Slough based Skip Hire Company received a free debt collection service following the recovery of £2,210.87 in 5 days from a Reading based Building Contractor.

  • June 29, 2020

    Advocate’s business debt recovery service results in £7,665.14 being recovered from a Southend based Window and Door Installation Company and paid to a Colchester based UPVC Window Manufacturer 6 days followining our instruction.

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