25 May 2017

What affects your credit score? – infographic

There are lots of different factors that can affect how a business’s credit score is calculated.  Our infographic looks at some of these factors that as a small business you need to be aware of.


14 February 2017

How to optimise profit through effective credit management – ask the expert

Take a read of this Ask the Experts article by credit management expert Steve Savva, where Steve looks at the effects of optimising profit through effective credit management. How to optimise profit through effective credit management – ask the expert via How to optimise profit through effective credit management — Ormsby Street

25 January 2017

Cloud accounting integrations come to CreditHQ

We’re excited to have rolled out a new feature within CreditHQ, connecting data from a business’ accounting software with our credit data in order to analyse financial risk and suggested courses of action in order to get paid sooner. In Beta Testing with a selected group of CreditHQ users is our integration with Xero, one […]

01 December 2016

Christmas is just around the corner, so get those invoices raised now

We’ve all heard it before – ‘Cashflow is the lifeblood of any business” and it’s true, so we should do everything we can to ensure the money keeps coming, however we’re soon to be entering the season when a Christmas is going to get in the way. Many businesses will shut down for the festive period, […]

26 October 2016

Are you suffering from a scary credit score this Halloween?

Whether you’re a brand new small business or a more established SME, one of the main worries facing all business owners, has to be building up your credit score and avoiding getting into debt. Here’s a few tips to help you on your way… 1) Know your own credit score. It’s vitally important to be […]

19 July 2016

Invoice early in holiday season or you’ll get burned

Most small business owners get told that it doesn’t matter if they have a good idea or great service but what really matters is that they have an effective cash flow or else they won’t survive. And it’s true, cash flow is the lifeblood of any business, and as such we should do everything we can […]

17 June 2016

If businesses in Cambodia can pay on time why can’t businesses in Cambridge?

If businesses in Cambodia can pay on time why can't businesses in Cambridge?

03 June 2016

Late payments threaten to derail the freelance industry

UK freelancers are increasingly struggling with late invoice payments, with around half admitting they have considered quitting life as a freelancer because of worries over continued late payment, and 46% stressing about having enough cash to live on. Our latest research here at Ormsby Street, also reveals that one in ten freelancers have faced difficulties paying […]

31 May 2016

CreditHQ now available in Germany

German small businesses now able to use award-winning credit-checking tool, CreditHQ CreditHQ is now available in Germany, as part of a new partnership with one of Germany’s biggest banks. CreditHQ allows a small business to check the financial health and credit status of any customer or partner and will be available to the small business customers […]

16 May 2016

Which football club’s finances need a kick-start?

Swansea and Southampton top premier league of invoice payment! by Jane Hewitt As this year’s football season reaches an end, here at CreditHQ we thought we’d take a look at how good the top football clubs are at performing where it matters – in the payments department! Small businesses wait on average, 72 days for payment […]