Using credit in a crisis: a good idea or a bad move?
Even with a well-controlled budget, no one is immune to financial problems. The loss of a job, a large unanticipated bill, a household appliance failing or even a major car breakdown are all imponderables that sometimes have to be faced. While emergency savings are ideal for this kind of situation, we don’t all have the reserves needed to tackle the things life throws at us. That leaves us looking to credit as a way to plug the gap. But what are the advantages and disadvantages of this approach?
8 ways to take control of your finances
If you are struggling with debts, it can feel like you’re trapped forever – but there are things you can do to take control of your personal finances.
What is debt collection and what are my options?
For society to function properly it’s important that businesses are paid for their goods and services – that means they can continue to employ people and serve their customers. However, we understand that things don’t always go to plan when it comes to paying back the money you owe.
How to mitigate risks in today’s economic landscape
Getting paid in today’s economic environment is proving difficult for businesses but there are things they can do to help themselves. Intrum’s Global Multinational Sales Manager Manuel Poot offers his top tips for effective collections in trying times.
Climate change – taking responsibility at business level
The climate issue is one of the greatest challenges of our time and it is high on Intrum’s agenda. In order to get a more comprehensive view of our climate footprint, during the year, we have expanded our reporting to include additional categories of emissions. In doing so, we are able to take further responsibility and address the climate footprint we bring through our operations, directly and indirectly.
Preparing the next generation
It’s not easy raising children, so on the United Nations Global Day of Parents, we’re taking this opportunity to celebrate the hard work so many parents are putting in to get their children ready to flourish financially.
Late payment pain – helping your customers become debt free
Millions of people became debt free with Intrum in 2022, freeing them and their creditors from the pain of financial difficulty.
A word from the CEO: Europe’s €275bn problem
Intrum's President and CEO, Andrés Rubio, shares his reflections on the results from our latest publication - the European Payment Report 2023.
Launch of the European Payment Report 2023
The European Payment Report 2023 describes the impact late payment has on the development and growth of European enterprises. With insights from more than 10,000 executives, we explore how businesses are coping with economic disruption and how they are managing the liquidity crunch.