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Your Guide to Crowdfunding

The first universally accepted example of crowdfunding was back in 1885 when the New York World appealed to its readers…

Sport & Bankruptcy

Think of your favourite sports person or the club you have followed through promotion and relegation. Could they ever go…

Late Payment & Mental Health

Although mental health in the workplace is becoming less of a taboo subject, there are still scores of business owners…

The Horizon Sub-Postmaster Scandal

The Horizon Sub-Postmaster scandal saw innocent individuals wrongly convicted of theft and fraud against Post Office Limited (POL) over 14…

The F Word and Charity

At Advocate we provide debt recovery services for several charities. For them, having to instruct a debt collection agency is…

Funding Future Matters

In physics, there are five states of matter known as solid, liquid, gas, plasma, and more recently Bose-Einstein condensates! To…

Franchise Debt Collection

The concept of franchising dates back to the 1500s when tax collectors would take a cut of debts recovered on…

€2.5 million Write Off

Next time someone tells you there is no such thing as a bad day; you can prove them wrong with…

Is the Queen in Debt?

Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle are instantly recognisable epicentres of the British Royal Family. Much like a penthouse comes with…

The New Economy & Levelling Up

Thatcher had the Falklands, Major had Iraq, Blair had Iraq II, Cameron had Libya. All these prime ministers won consecutive…

Booze in Debt Recovery News

There have been some notable alcohol-themed insolvencies over recent times. Here are the highlights! Wining & Dining on HMRC The…

Santa The Big Spender

Advocate’s clients come from a vast array of industries. Each will have a peak season where demand for goods/services is…

Commercial Casualties of Covid

The Corona Virus pandemic has brought about exceptional social and economic disruption on an unprecedented scale. The effects will be…

Personal Debt Collection

Balancing the books of a business is very different to making sure you’ve got enough money until payday. That is…

The history of debt collection

The necessity to collect debt existed long before currency, even before money was invented, the bartering of goods or services…

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