Why do I need a certificated Enforcement Officer?

Whether you are a residential or commercial landlord who wishes to recover outstanding rent arrears or a business owner who needs to chase debtors for unpaid invoices, there are multiple situations where you would need the help of certificated enforcement officer. Certificated Enforcement Officers are responsible for enforcing court judgements or orders for £600 or more. They were previously known as certificated bailiffs.

What can certificated Enforcement Officers do for me?

There are some situations that require the use of certified enforcement officer, for example Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR) procedures that allow you to recover outstanding rent that is from commercial tenants. Moreover, you will in the majority of cases want to use the services of a certificated Enforcement Officer if you want to make sure that all the paperwork is filled out correctly when you start the procedure for recovering debts. Having incorrect paperwork can be a massive setback to the case so it is not something worth risking.

By using certificated Enforcement Officers to recover monies owed, you can legally and quickly seize goods belonging to the debtor in order to cover the costs of the debts owed. It is often difficult to mitigate losses from bad debts without professional help, so it is quite likely to be cheaper and less time-consuming to use the services of Enforcement Officers.

Certificated Enforcement Officers must pass strict guidelines proving that they are a “fit and proper person” in order to earn their Enforcement Officer certificate. With this certificate they can enforce various types of debt that range from child support and criminal files to unpaid invoices and rent arrears. They have the right to visit a debtor’s property, remove and sell their goods in order to pay off the debt. They are not the same thing as a debt collector who works on behalf of the collection agency.

Why opt for certificated Enforcement Officers for debt recovery?

By choosing the services of our fully certificated Enforcement Officers, you do not always need to get a court order if you are looking to recover debt owed that is related to commercial properties. Moreover, these officers have a lot of experience with debtors and they can easily convince them within the first conversation to pay the money they owe or agree to an instalment plan if they do not want to lose their business or livelihood. They also have the power to seize goods that they can sell to recover the money owed to you if they cannot reach an agreement with the debtor.

Moreover, using the services of our certificated Enforcement Officers, you can save on expensive court and solicitors fees and speed up the process of recovering any monies that you are owed quickly and efficiently.

Enforcement Officers can also deal with other kinds of situations beside that, such as removing squatters from one of your properties. When you deal with the unfortunate situation of having squatters in a commercial property that you own, you will want a quick and peaceful repossession of your property, and certificated Enforcement Officers can help you with that. They can even help provide advice on how to avoid squatters in the first place through security measures.

If you require the help of our professional certificated Enforcement Officers team, Able Investigations can help you. Simply get in touch with us to discuss your requirements and we will be able to find the right solution for you. Call our experienced team on 0845 370 7401 or fill out our contact form and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

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