10.25 am BREAK
10.45 am – Credit Management options adapting to business change What are the options to combat late payment/bad debt a discussion around the options such as outsourcing debt, debt sale plus discussion around industry changes such as request to pay.
11.30 am BREAK
11.55 am – Insolvency: The threat of zombie companies - Pandemic policy responses by the UK government and the Bank of England and the reaction from corporates have created the right conditions to breed a new generation of ‘zombie’ companies that could drag on the UK economy if left unchecked. The return of the Zombie business a subject that arose over the past decade is a worrying sign of the times. When the government unwinds its loan schemes and protections and companies must become self-sustainable again, a permanent mark will remain on the balance sheets of many SMEs – that of excessive debt.
12.40 pm LUNCH BREAK
1.05 pm – Technology and Credit Management - The role new technology can play such as Open Banking, what are the customer engagement strategies and what role can it play.
2 pm (latest) Event close