"Its only really in the winter that late payers bother me, as the work is a much slower, and obviously still need the cash coming in. I have been round today chasing up outstanding payments that go back as far as June. I know I will get paid, so it…"
"Yes a larger than normal percentage of clients paying late. At certain points this year our cash flow was crippled but we struggled through and despite the aforementioned it was a really great year.
"dont think i have had any late payers this year untill today, i allways ask for material money in advance, a week before if its a cheque so its cleared in my bank or if it is cash then on the morning i start the job, today we just started a 2 day…"
"That's it, blame the accountant! Seriously, we have had to deal with this situation in the past and have overcome it in some cases by increasing our charges to such a level that the unwanted client takes his business elsewhere. That…"
A common problem we've all had to deal with I think. There's nothing worse than putting in the effort rain or shine and then repeatedly being made to wait for your money. It can be extremely stressful as the amount builds up and…"
"When i used to do lots of domestic maintenance years ago i did what my customers did to me. If they paid on time they got an on time service, pay late and i turn up late, they were soon handing me the due cheques as i arrived and that sorted most of…"
"This year, i've had no late payers, in fact payments have been quicker into my bank account due to the wonderful new faster payments scheme.
Also because now 7 years in, i'm organised enough to have terms and conditions and website…"