CPF: Credit Professionals Forum


Apr 13 2021


09:30 - 13:00


Virtual / Online


09.30 Zoom opens – Network with the other members before the meeting starts. Please connect early to ensure the meeting starts promptly at 09:45 am.

09.45 Welcome, Introductions & Update – Update and how the Zoom meeting will work. Martyn Brooke, Consultant Partner-Forums International Ltd.

10.15 Challenges facing us with many businesses in greater debt  – Managing business credit post lockdown three – Approaches to business credit risk post lockdown three. Nic Beishon – Director – N37 Ltd.

10.45 What a Credit Manager needs to know about Crown Preference – Terms & Conditions, Retention of title, Personal Guarantees – Ian Defty – Insolvency Practitioner – Begbies Traynor.

11.00 BREAK

11.20 How to embrace innovation within the credit area? – Klara Boor – Managing Director – Klass Academy.

12.00 BREAK

12.05 Roundtable discussion – Recruitment update, return to work employees and managers. Ceinwen Wilson – CWC Recruitment & Martyn Brooke.

13.00 Wrap Up & Close.



  • Ceinwen Wilson
    Ceinwen Wilson
    CWC Recruitment Ltd
  • Ian Defty
    Ian Defty
    Partner, Begbies Traynor

    Ian is a Chartered and Certified Accountant and an Insolvency Practitioner with well over 30 years’ insolvency experience. He was a partner in a top 20 accountancy firm until co-founding niche insolvency firm, DDJ Insolvency, based in London. Ian was instrumental in merging DDJ with CVR Global in 2017 prior to their acquisition by Begbies Traynor in 2021.

  • Klara Boor
    Klara Boor
    Klass Academy

    FINANCE- SALES- OTC- TRAINING- CONSULTANCY in Cash Collection, Credit Management, Claim Handling, Customer Service, Process Excellence, Performance and People Management

  • Martyn Brooke
    Martyn Brooke
    Consultant Partner, Forums International
  • Nic Beishon
    Nic Beishon
    Director at N37 Ltd

    Nic is a previous chair of the Business Information Providers Association (BIPA) and is proud to be a founding member. He works to promote and educate on the pivotal importance of business information within Government, the industry and the wider business community.
    Following the financial crash, Nic worked with UK Finance and Government to design and implement SME commercial credit data sharing (CCDS) between the designated Banks and the Commercial credit reference agencies. He chairs the industry data quality working party supporting the HM Treasury governance group with a genuine desire to see increased market adoption of CCDS as a prime data source.

Booking Open Now:

The CPF proposition

The focus is on providing an assured benefit to members – this is different to anything you have attended before.

4 Meetings Per Year - Currently via Zoom

As we are now running the forums virtually. When we do return to Face2Face meetings there will always be an option to join the meeting Virtually


Meeting agendas are based on the requested topics from our members


Access to the secure forum archive for all past presentations and workshop notes.


Earn CPD points/hours, certified and recognised by CICM

Regular Webinar Programme

Between our quarterly meetings we also hold regular webinars covering hot topics and issues with recognised industry experts

Drop-in & Ad-hoc events

Drop-in sessions, training and awareness, roundtable discussions


Post questions and share experiences with members & other forums


Access to our Web site for all the latest news

Flexible Membership Options

Corporate Membership

Two representatives may attend per meeting

Individual Membership

Suited for small businesses, consultants, and those between job positions

Who Should Attend Our Forums

Our forums are for practicing credit professionals of all levels.

The only exception is that we do not allow suppliers to attend unless they are pre-contracted corporate partners or speakers. Our promise to you is: You will never be directly sold to when you attend a forum meeting.

Membership is not just about meetings

  • Access to INFO-Hub which gives you the facility to post questions and share experiences with “all” the other forums and their members.
  • We run regular Webinars which are free to members.
  • Also, Drop-in sessions, Roundtable debates and other ad-hoc events where members can discuss current challenges and opportunities.


Prospective members are invited to attend their first meeting free of charge

We encourage you to come along and gauge the benefits for yourself before making a commitment to join.

Speak with us about full membership options!

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