What Is A Business Credit Report Typically Used For?

A business credit report provides an intuitive snapshot of a company’s payment behaviour and financial health. Notably, unlike a consumer credit report that is only made available to its owner or to an external party with their consent, a business or corporate credit report can be purchased by anyone (although its primary function remains unchanged). […]

What Is ‘Know Your Customer’ (KYC) And Is It Important?

To a consumer? Not so much. To a business however, KYC is imperative to a healthy corporation. KYC in essence is identifying who you are truly working with – this includes your business partners and suppliers, not just your customers (as the name suggests). It is form of preventive measure to verify the ‘Ultimate Beneficial […]

Where Do You Begin To Ensure Regulatory Compliance?

Defined as ‘The natural person(s) who ultimately gains from, owns or controls a legal entity’, Ultimate Beneficial Owner (UBO) is a fundamental component of performing due diligence. Due diligence is the process of taking reasonable care and effort to examine or screen potential partners/customers prior to entering a transaction where it is a branch within […]

How To Reduce And Recover Bad Debt?

Debt collection or recovery – often than not is a grim reality for most businesses that are unavoidable. When customers ultimately, are unable to pay for their purchases, the impact of those mis-opportunities can be significant. This is especially critical for small businesses when failure to collect outstanding accounts receivables can be detrimental. Traditionally, many […]