What are the duties of an Enforcement Officer?

Enforcement officers work for local authorities, civil enforcement agencies and county courts. They have a key role to play in collecting outstanding debts. Sometimes, this will be by removing possessions from the debtor’s address or by repossessing the property. Enforcement officers also conduct evictions when necessary. The property and goods which are seized by enforcement […]

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What is the difference between a warrant of control and writ of control?

Warrants Of Control – An Overview Warrants of Control authorize an enforcement agent to go to the debtor’s address to collect any money owed or, alternatively, to remove goods from the address to auction. Enforcement agents are limited to the kinds of goods which they can remove. They are not permitted to remove any goods […]

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What’s involved in debtor tracing?

There are many reasons why you might be chasing a debtor – whether you’re a landlord chasing tenants for rent, or a commercial lender owed interest on a loan, there are specific steps you need to take to recover the debt legally and efficiently. Contemporary technology makes it easier today to trace your debtor than […]

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What is a County Court Judgement?

A County Court Judgement (CCJ) is a stage of debt recovery that means a court has been contacted and is now responsible for dealing with the debtor. It can be received in paper or email form, and will contain a statement of the amount owed, how conditions have not been met, what the proposed payment […]

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Can squatters be arrested?

A squatter is an occupant of a building or land that is not being used, and who has no legal claim to the property and no prior permission to use the property. It is often the case that squatters claim a right to occupy a building or land based on Section 6 of the Criminal […]

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Guide: SIA Licensing Explained

What is SIA? What is the difference between SIA licenses? What license do you need for different events? Where to get training How to apply for a license How to renew your license How to choose a security company for your event When you hire someone in the security industry, you expect a certain level […]

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How to get a status report

Collecting debt from an individual or business can be a difficult undertaking, especially if your information on the debtor is limited. The options for retrieving owed money are extensive, but without prior knowledge of the debtor’s financial situation, they can be costly and inefficient with the potential of very little reward. One of the ways […]

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How to take a commercial tenant to court for rent arrears

Commercial rent arrears remain a significant issue for commercial landlords across the UK. While going to court to recover this may seem like the only option, you can avoid going to court with the CRAR (commercial rent arrears recovery) procedure. CRAR was brought into law in 2014 and essentially means that overdue rent from a […]

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