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Credit Management magazine

Credit Management, the magazine of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM), is the leading publication in its field. The magazine includes full coverage of consumer and trade credit, export and company news, as well as in-depth features, profiles and opinions. To receive the free magazine you must be a member of the CICM or subscribe.

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For the lead article in the December issue, CM editor Sean Feast FCICM wites about Commercial Collections after speaking with industry experts who share their thoughts on the ongoing balancing act required to navigate this challenging market.

In the CICM CEO Column Sue Chapple looks towards 2022 and says that while there are challenges everywhere you look, having a clear strategy and working collaboratively will be key to future success.

For the feature interview, Sean Feast FCICM speaks to Anthony Persse, Chief Executive of Optimum Finance about invoice finance and how technology and data can help small businesses to grow.

International Trade is covered by Andrea Kirkby in her regular news pages and Adam Bernstein looks at the issue of sanctions and the risk of selling internationally. And in this month’s Country Focus, Adam explores the opportunities in Uzbekistan, a country on the path to liberalisation and growth.

The importance of learning and development is put in the spotlight with an interview with Claire Tetley, winner of CICM Prize for top student, and also the latest Apprenticeship profile with Kate Casserly of United Utilities.

Derek Scott FCICM concludes his look at how best practice credit management can avoid late payment.