Over many years I have observed that networking and forging relationships with others tends to be mostly at management level. Therefore, it is not easy and potentially daunting, for those new to credit who want to start networking.
Hybrid workspaces have been the new norm ever since the COVID-19 pandemic struck the earth in 2020. Hybrid workspaces have been a topic of debate between different companies; however, there have been more benefits than cons when it comes to working from home.
The announcement that the temporary insolvency restriction protections, put in place to help protect businesses during the pandemic, are being lifted is huge news for creditors and businesses alike.
At this weeks Life Sciences Manufacturers Forum, we discussed how the credit function could be more active in supporting their businesses as they plan to move into a new market or geography…
In the first part of our latest Talking Credit Podcast, Laurie Beagle and Martyn Brooke from Forums International discuss their new forum, which has just been launched to help support SMEs with growth and survival, post-pandemic.
Forums International is proud to celebrate our seventh birthday. This has given us the perfect opportunity to look back and reflect on the lessons we have learnt in the past seven years, and we are excited to share them with you in this short blog post! Be adaptive and prepared to make a change! After […]
The following article was originally published in CCR Magazine, August 2021. A PDF copy can be accessed here. A new group will aim to help and inform companies in their order-to-cash work On the 22 September 2021 we will launch the new O2C Process Improvement Group; including: ERP, third Party Solutions, SAP, Automation and so on. […]
On a compelling exchange hosted by Forums International on the 22nd of June 2021, Order to Cash (O2C) challenges in a remote team environment were discussed by a prominent panel consisting of: Gail Armstrong: Head of invoice cash at Siemens Plc. Sue Chapel: CEO of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management Madalina Filipoiu: Senior Director, […]
I can remember quite clearly the first time I met Laurie and Lynn. It was the Autumn meeting in 1996 of the CMIG (Computer Manufacturers Industry Group) held at the Fines Bailiwick Hotel near Bracknell. I had joined Dell in September of that year and this was my first meeting. The only Credit Forums I […]
On behalf of the team Forums International are delighted to have won the Contribution to the Industry category at this year’s Credit Excellence Awards, in association with Esendex.