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Setting the record straight

Setting the record straight
Deniz Huseyin

Two stories in this month's Enforcers show how councils can benefit from engaging with local media. The first relates to Charlotte Williams, a young woman from Llanelli, Wales, who complained in the press that she was being “targetted” by Carmarthenshire Council over unpaid penalty... continue

29 Nov 2010Parking Review Supplements
Cummings recruited by Philips

Cummings recruited by Philips

Michael Cummings has joined Philips’ business development team as business development consultant. Cummings... continue

29 Nov 2010Parking Review Supplements
Portsmouth’s Ellcome joins JBW

Portsmouth’s Ellcome joins JBW

Ken Ellcome has joined JBW as senior contract manager. He joins the debt management and enforcement company after a... continue

29 Nov 2010Parking Review Supplements
Hughes and Caddy made HCEOs

Hughes and Caddy made HCEOs

Marston Group's chief executive Gareth Hughes and group operations director Paul Caddy have been appointed... continue

29 Nov 2010Parking Review Supplements
Promotions and appointments at Newlyn

Promotions and appointments at Newlyn

Newlyn has appointed Cheryl Vickers and Terry Durant as new directors. The bailiff enforcement company said the pair played an important part in... continue

29 Nov 2010Parking Review Supplements
Investors in People award for Swift

Investors in People award for Swift

Swift Credit Services has been awarded the Investors in People accreditation. The award came after a year of preparation in conjunction... continue

29 Nov 2010Parking Review Supplements

City & Guilds endorse Marston’s training

Marston Group's bespoke Foundation Theory Course and new training facility have both received reaccreditation from City & Guilds. The course, accredited in August 2008, provides an overview of the enforcement sector to all new staff. Subject matters such as laws and procedures involved with... continue

29 Nov 2010Parking Review Supplements
‘Vulnerable debtors need protection’

‘Vulnerable debtors need protection’

An enforceable procedure should be introduced that requires bailiffs to return cases involving vulnerable debtors to the courts or creditors,... continue

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More than half debtors suicidal, says Mind

More than 50% of people visited by a bailiff firm reported suicidal feelings, according to a survey by the mental health charity Mind. The survey also found that: 96% reported increased levels of anxiety after a visit from bailiffs while 87% reported increased levels of depression 80%... continue

29 Nov 2010Parking Review Supplements

Marston teams up with charity to offer advice

Marston Group’s partnership with debt help charity the Consumer Credit Counselling Service (CCCS) is helping vulnerable debtors to receive objective advice, the debt recovery firm has reported. The company includes CCCS’s free- phone contact details on all its written correspondence.... continue

29 Nov 2010Parking Review Supplements
Firms chasing errant suppliers get ‘tweet-a-bailiff’ service

Firms chasing errant suppliers get ‘tweet-a-bailiff’ service

A new service that allows small to medium sized businesses (SMEs) to collect their outstanding debts using Twitter has been launched.?The new system from wecollectyourmoney.com will allow business owners to send a tweet to @wcymdotcom,... continue

29 Nov 2010Parking Review Supplements
New approach boosts returns

New approach boosts returns
Seamus Adams

The new bailiff contract introduced by the London Borough of Hackney parking... continue

29 Nov 2010Parking Review Supplements

A fair exchange
Deniz Huseyin

WIith local authorities required to make drastic cuts, they will have to urgently review how they work with their bailiff partners, according to Ian Morris, head of revenues and benefits at Lewes District Council. As is widely the case, the East Sussex authority does not pay its bailiff firms to... continue

29 Nov 2010Parking Review Supplements
A tender for all our needs

A tender for all our needs
Ray Hatchard

Changes in local authority tendering processes may be inevitable now that... continue

29 Nov 2010Parking Review Supplements
Giving that little bit extra

Giving that little bit extra
Alan Wood

One of the questions that is surfacing ever more frequently in tenders, and at... continue

29 Nov 2010Parking Review Supplements
Who will fill the licensing void?

Who will fill the licensing void?
Paul Sharpe

The government's announcement on 14 October of the abolition of the Security Industry Authority... continue

29 Nov 2010Parking Review Supplements
Traffic wardens: The beat goes on

Traffic wardens: The beat goes on
Patrick Mcdonnell

traffic warden n Brit a uniformed official employed to help control traffic and esp. parking 2010... continue

29 Nov 2010Parking Review Supplements
How to catch badge cheats

How to catch badge cheats

Blue badge abuse is a problem across the country. It has been estimated by the Department for... continue

29 Nov 2010Parking Review Supplements

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