For more tips to avoid non-payment on part 2 of the series: the ten golden rules of the cost pressure tips to avoid non-payment, the payment goes down: small and medium-sized enterprises are affected. Average around two million orders for payment issued in the Switzerland worth a total of about two billion Swiss francs. Despite these facts just SME balking often operate consistent demand management. This fear is often so that justifies that important business relationships damage may result if one occurs to confidently in Receivables Management. Professional risk management however signaled a professional management and should be adopted therefore rather positive. The 10 golden rules”serve mainly the middle class to avoid defaults, to protect themselves against outstanding claims and at the same time to increase the liquidity of the company.
1. check the creditworthiness of your customers every potential customer should undergo a credit check. Thus, it invades anyone’s privacy, but is a sign of professional business practices. 2. Insert the terms and conditions the terms and conditions are an important part of written customer communication, because they teach about rights, limit liabilities and liabilities and protect your company. For this reason, the terms and conditions in any contractually relevant document should be included. 3. set the payment before the beginning of a business relationship, the payment terms must be set binding and confirmed by all parties of the contract.
4. place the Bills always on time it sounds almost banal, but only who provides its bills on time, can prevent future delays in payment. You must ensure, that the customer all documents of correspondence is addressed equally and directly with its official name. 5. communicate clearly and clearly clear communication processes to the customer influence payment behaviour in a positive way. It is advisable, for example, to verify the receipt of each invoice with a short phone call, and to inform the respective business partner immediately and directly about outstanding claims.