One in five of Europe’s SMEs say late payments are a threat to their business
Payment delays can stop European SMEs from growing, affect cash flow and lead to job losses
These are the precautions European companies take against late payments
Pre-payment and credit checks top the list, but some take no preventative measures at all
It’s money, not love, that keeps some couples together
Intrum report finds that financial worries are preventing people from ending an unhappy relationship.
More women than men say finances cause relationship tensions
Insights from Intrum find over one in four women affected.
These are the bills that European consumers prioritise
Though many Europeans pay their invoices before they are due, some find it difficult to keep up with financial commitments. Our insights tell us that when in financial strain, consumers prioritise certain bills first.
1 in 5 European companies report concern over credit losses
When customers are struggling to pay their bills, businesses suffer too.
The true cost of Christmas
One in five Europeans “spend more than they can afford” on Christmas presents. Many report maxing out credit cards to buy gifts.
Which European country has the highest level of Financial Wellbeing?
A new element in the European Consumer Payment Report 2019 is the launch of the Financial Wellbeing Barometer. The Barometer provides additional means to track and compare consumers financial security to meet everyday spending needs and control of their finances across 24 European markets.
Consumers are struggling to save for their long-term financial security
The European Consumer Payment Report (ECPR) is an annual report which describes European consumers ability to manage household finances. The report is based on an external survey of 24,000 consumers in 24 European countries.