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TEXAS and the importance of vulnerability training in debt collection and enforcement

1 in 2 adults in the UK with debt problems has mental health issues. This shocking statistic underlines how important it is for all in the enforcement and debt collection industry to have robust procedures and training for their enforcement

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The impact of debt on the mental health of debtors and creditors

Debt can be both a cause and consequence of mental health problems, impacting on the mental health of those owing money, as well as people with mental health issues being more likely to have debt problems. 1 in 2 British

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Royal assent for the Homelessness Reduction Act

Starting life as a private member’s bill raised by Bob Blackman, the Homelessness Reduction Act was later backed by the Government and has now received royal assent on 27th April. The Act is good news for both the homeless and

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Connexx holds its 13th General Assembly in Nice

On Friday 31st March 2017 Connexx, an international collections and enforcement network, held its 13th General Assembly with member countries in Nice. Connexx is the mechanism by which a partner can provide an invaluable service to its client/partners within its

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High Court Enforcement Group shortlisted for Vulnerability Award

In March 2017, we were delighted to share with you that our vulnerability training had been awarded the Quality Mark by Agored Cymru. Today, 11th April 2017, we are delighted to announce that we have now been shortlisted as a

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Sale of controlled goods

If, after the enforcement of a writ of control by a High Court Enforcement Officer (HCEO), controlled goods need to be sold, they are done so under the removal and sale stage in accordance with the Taking Control of Goods

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CRAR – commercial rent arrears recovery

CRAR was introduced as part of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 Part 3 and the Taking Control of Goods Regulations 2013, both of which came into effect in April 2014. Whilst this did add some constraints that were

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Direct notification of judgment satisfaction to registry trust

In a move welcomed by all in the credit industry, Registry Trust has announced an initiative that will allow creditors, of all sizes, including larger lenders, to directly notify Registry Trust when a judgment has been satisfied. Satisfied and settled

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Quality mark awarded for our vulnerability training

The Royal College of Psychiatrists, Money Advice Liaison Group, CAB and other organisations have recently approached the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to call for mandatory vulnerability training for enforcement agents. For many years, here at High Court Enforcement Group, we

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Where to turn when reliable renters become troublesome tenants

If you’re not familiar with the song ‘Murphy Owes Me Rent’ by Frank Harding (and why would you be, it’s from 1890), as a landlord, it is worth checking out. It tells the story of a well-respected landlord who owns

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