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Back to the new norms How can we cope?

European countries are lifting corona virus containment measures and gradually returning back to the ‘new norms’ in doing business, all working and focusing on the economic recovery. But what does this mean and entail for businesses, especially the SMEs which are more vulnerable and are struggling to survive and recover from this deep economic crisis, with some of them experiencing complete shutdown of their business for a number of weeks? Are these businesses ready to adapt to the new real?

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Managing recession - Message from the FECMA President – Josef Busuttil

The Covid-19 pandemic is not only unprecedented but it is having a huge impact on the global economy, with leading economists predicting more disruptions in the supply chain, remarkable shrinking economies in 2020, high rise in unemployment which would lead to social unrest, and financial future consequences of the unpredictable high budgets allocated to the NHS by every country in order to fight this virus, to name some few.

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Debt recovery in Portugal

Do you have a Portuguese customer who is not paying your company invoice? The trading culture and regulations in Portugal differ from those you are used to, which often makes debt collection in Portugal complicated. Here are some tips how to do that efficiently.

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Interview Glen Bullivant: Brexit will not over ser

On 23 June 2016 the British voted to leave the EU and the shock waves that came with that vote seemed to have calmed down quite a bit. Is this the proverbial silence before the storm or will the situation normalise? Since Theresa May has been appointed prime minister, Brexit seems to be off the political agenda. However, it probably is a matter of time before Brexit will hit the headlines again. The question is what will Brexit ultimately mean and in particular for credit managers. In this inte

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