Jamie Waller and the Evolution of Enforcement
02 November 2023
Steve Coppard meets with Jamie Waller, founder of JBW Group and the Enterprise Network at the Prince's Trust. Jamie’s the author of Unsexy Business and at a time of recording, he was in the midst of writing his new book, The Dyslexic Entrepreneur.
Plain Numbers and Financial Literacy
19 June 2023
In our premiere episode, Steve Coppard speaks with Ben Perkins, Head of Partnerships at Plain Numbers to discuss the UK's numeracy levels and the role companies play in supporting and communicating with their customers.
Trailer - Credit Where Credit's Due
12 June 2023
Welcome to this brand new podcast from Arum (25 years helping organisations prevent and resolve problem debt) and Just (UK’s first enforcement market integrator).Join us every month to hear the latest insights from our Group Director of Debt Policy and Strategy
A look back at the last 25 years in collections and recoveries
25 May 2023
In the summer of 1998, the world was a much different place. The International Space Station had not yet been built, BMW bought Rolls Royce, Birmingham hosted both the Eurovision Song Contest and the G8 Summit, and Jaden Smith was born to proud parents Will and Jada. But he wasn’t the only notable birth that year...
Enforcement: A force for good
27 April 2023
Enforcement gets a bad rap in the media which is often undeserved, but as an industry we don’t shout about the great things we do. In this blog, we look at how it's got to this point, why we should care, and what we can do to inform people about all the good that the industry does.
Using Ofgem’s behavioural insights research to improve your collections communications
30 March 2023
Behavioural insights is a topic that’s being discussed a lot within collections at the moment. In this blog, we look at an Ofgem report about what constitutes ‘good’ practice for energy supplier debt communications.
Supporting those suffering from economic abuse
16 February 2023
We look at what economic abuse is and how, as an industry, we might deal with the resultant debt, and more importantly, how we should treat the person that was coerced into running up that debt.
This year in collections: looking ahead to 2023
12 January 2023
Now we’re well into 2023, it’s time to look at what we should be aware of over the next twelve months. In this article, we will look at some external drivers, as well as some of the key milestones in the debt world.
A year in collections: looking back at 2022
16 December 2022
What a year 2022 has been! So, what have been the hot topics within collections and recoveries? Here’s what might have caught your attention this year.
Ensuring fairness to debt owners as well as customers
21 November 2022
Much is made of Treating Customers Fairly, but who is looking out for the people to whom the money is owed? And can fairness to customers coexist with fairness to clients? Read on to find out.
The benefits of market integration
05 July 2022
In this blog, our Group Director of Debt Policy and Strategy looks at the benefits of taking an integrated approach, and what the future holds.
How income maximisers can decrease problem debt
09 June 2022
In this blog, our Group Director of Debt Policy and Strategy looks at what income maximisers are and how they can provide an alternative to forbearance to help those facing problem debt.
Commercial rent arrears recovery in 2022
24 March 2022
Just’s Director of Legal and Compliance has given his insights on what CRAR is and how landlords can get back on track while still making sure their tenants are treated fairly and appropriately.
What to expect for 2022
04 February 2022
In this blog, our senior leadership team has highlighted some of their key expectations for the year to come.
Local government and the growing problem of procurement challenges for enforcement services
20 October 2021
This week’s Just Insights looks at the questions and the results of this survey and comes from Just’s Director of Client Development, Victoria Oliver.
What has Fuelled the Energy Crisis?
08 October 2021
we look at the causes of the energy crisis and how energy firms can take practical action to respond.
Enforcement Through a Different Lens
24 September 2021
A perfect storm is brewing for vulnerable customers and the enforcement industry needs to prepare.
Post Covid Digital Engagement Across Collections & Recoveries
12 August 2021
Arum has completed the most comprehensive digital survey of Collections & Recoveries managers. Read more.
VAT on enforcement fees has changed
03 August 2021
Just welcomes new guidance came from the HCEOA. Read more.
Virtual Enforcement – from court ruling to reality
16 July 2021
Virtual Enforcement is becoming a reality. Read more.
The Value of Analytics in Late Stage Recoveries
08 July 2021
Data and analytics can be vital at the enforcement stage. Read more.
Utility Sector Case Study
15 June 2021
View a Just case study from a leading water retailer. Read more.
Rebalancing The Landlord-Tenant Equation
08 June 2021
One sector impacted by the pandemic is the Landlord and tenant sector. Read more.
The Role of Intermediaries in the Debt Industry
26 May 2021
The appearance of an intermediary or ‘middleman’ can often lead to suspicion unless a value proposition is well understood. Read more.
Utilities and the £6bn Debt Challenge
20 May 2021
Our analysis suggest UK retail energy and water utility sectors hold cumulative debt now sitting over £6 billion. Read more