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Boosting cash flow for Recruiters

The current market conditions due to COVID-19 can be particularly harsh for recruiters, especially those specialising in sectors directly hit by suspension of day-to-day operations. Whilst there may be less new business to be had right now, there are still actions you can take to help cash flow. Collecting invoices already outstanding It’s likely there [...]

Recruitment Debt Collection Ireland

Customer refuses to pay: Recruitment debt collection is an area in which we specialise. In this update we look at the collection of a debt for one of our clients an international recruitment company whose head office is in the UK. They had correctly formed a contract with their customer and went on to successfully introduce [...]

Recruitment Debt Recovery – dealing with late paying customers

Recruitment sector debtors Every business has heard of cash flow, cash flow problems, late-payment and most have experience of all of them at some point. When you are a recruiter, as many of our clients are, you are supplying staff which are the life and soul of your customers business - it’s a delicate situation which [...]

2019-03-19T15:29:22+01:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Business, Debt, late payment, News, Recruitment, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Managing debtors in the recruitment sector

The debt and how it occurred One of our long term clients in the recruitment business came to us with amounts owed to them totalling almost £43,000. The total amount, consisting of many invoices from a customer of theirs who had previously paid on time and had never given any cause for concern, had accrued over [...]

2018-12-21T15:28:02+01:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: backdoor recruitment, Business, Debt, late payment, News, Recruitment|

Collecting payments for candidates who are back door hired (and how to find them…!)

‘Back door hires’, ‘back door placements’, or ‘back dooring’ is a regular and frustrating occurrence for Recruiters worldwide. This is when a client engages a candidate without letting you know thus avoiding your fee. Sometimes it is a deliberate attempt to avoid payment, often it is simply poor process at the client or a misunderstanding of [...]

International recruitment placement fee debts and getting them paid.

Our recruitment sector debt collection staff had a great result for a London based recruiter who contacted us recently after hearing about us through social media. Our client had a debtor based in Spain they thought they’d try our service with. They had literally written off collecting a settlement from the ex-client of theirs who had [...]

Recruitment firms using HireChecker are discovering back door placements and collecting fees they didn’t know they had earned.

Since the launch of HireChecker earlier this year at the Recruitment Agency Expo, recruiters using the service are discovering that back door hires are taking place at an alarming rate. A leading Manchester based recruiter managed to discover and collect on 3 back door hires within the first 3 months of using the service. HireChecker is [...]

Major international recruiter integrates Sterling’s Debt Recovery service into their credit control process.

A major international recruitment company was struggling to keep on top of their outstanding invoices. The credit control department were spending too much time on older debts, distracting them from the main ledger, slowing down payments and affecting customer relationships. After testing Sterling’s commission only debt recovery service the recruitment firm decided to add the service [...]

Sterling wins ‘Best Business Support Company of the Year’ in the Recruitment International Industry Supplier Awards 2018!

For over 10 years (since 2007) Sterling has been successfully collecting debts for all kinds of recruitment agencies all over the UK and abroad. With this experience we have developed a special focus on this sector of our business and created a dedicated branch, to work exclusively with recruitment agency clients for best results. You can [...]

HireChecker launches at the Recruitment Agency Expo in London

HireChecker is Sterling Debt Recovery’s software system which can be used by recruitment agencies to track down back door hire placements. HireChecker imports your data of candidates and companies you have submitted them to, then searches numerous sources and data-points to ascertain whether the candidate has been engaged, i.e. a back door has occurred. The system checks the [...]