Getting a New Territory Right

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…

Talking Credit with Forums International – Helping SMEs

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.

A New Vision

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. […]

Into A New Age

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.

Are You Commercial?

How do you make your team commercially-minded? This was a discussion subject proposed by Sukh Jutley, Credit Manager from Bunzl at last month’s Coffee Break discussion.

The Analysis O2C Survey Results


The following article was originally published in CCR Magazine, May 2021. A PDF copy can be accessed here. Do you know how much time you invest and the true cost to your business? Forums International are well known for their forums and bringing the credit and finance community together to address current challenges and opportunities.  […]

Mental Health – The Big Issue

Even as we start to emerge from one of the most stressful periods in our recent history, staff mental health must remain near the top of management’s concerns.

Hope Over the Horizon

Having just sat through the Chancellors budget I cannot say that I am full of optimism regarding the future. Since the pandemic started, 700,000 people have lost their jobs, countless have been furloughed, and many businesses are hanging on by their fingertips.

Begbies Traynor Group: Our Corporate Insolvency Partners

“We have had a long association with Brendan Clarkson, Ian Defty and CVR Global so are very pleased that the relationship will continue with Begbies Traynor Group and that they will remain as our Corporate Insolvency Partners across all ten forums. Brendan Clarkson and his team have become regular presenters at our Virtual meetings bringing the latest Insolvency news, sector […]

Are you Between Jobs?

We are now into Phase 3 of the Pandemic and very shortly we will be starting the second year. Covid-19 has had an effect on just about everybody we know and in so many ways. For those of you who have been furloughed and even worse those of you have lost your jobs this has […]