Blog

January 22, 2024

How AML Checks Protect Accountants from Money Laundering

Are you an accountant providing accountancy services to clients? If so, you are in a good position to spot potential instances of money laundering, where money obtained criminally is ‘cleaned’ (or ‘laundered’) to make it appear as though it was obtained lawfully.

January 15, 2024

Why Estate Agents Need AML Checks in Today’s Market

If you operate your own estate agency, it is crucial to establish a strong reputation in your industry. Avoiding negative publicity is essential, particularly if your business is discovered to have played a role, whether knowingly or unknowingly, in facilitating money laundering.

December 18, 2023

What is a Politically Exposed Person (PEP)?

This term is used around the world, where it generally means an individual holding a politically influential role. So, what should UK businesses technically class as a PEP?

December 10, 2023

How can I check a company’s credit rating?

If you run a company, much of the success it reaps could depend heavily on partnerships you make with other businesses. However, before you strike such partnerships, it would be crucial that you research the companies in question.

November 20, 2023

Why are AML checks important?

Creditserve looks into anti-money laundering checks and their importance for businesses.

November 20, 2023

Do UK credit checks affect your credit score?

Creditserve delves into whether UK credit checks affect your credit score.

November 17, 2023

How to speed up cash flow from your debtors

We provide some advice on ways you can speed up cash flows from your debtors, including via AML checks.

September 26, 2023

How does a CCJ affect a business credit score?

A look into what a CCJ is and how it affects a business credit score.

September 26, 2023

How to reduce credit risk

We look at ideas on how to reduce your credit risk as a business.

September 26, 2023

The importance of running international credit checks

A glimpse into the importance of businesses running international credit checks.

August 21, 2023

What Affects a Business Credit Score?

What a business credit score is and the factors that affect it. 

August 21, 2023

What Happens If I Don’t Perform AML Checks?

This blog covers what an AML check is, the consequences of not performing an AML check and how your business can comply with AML checks

August 21, 2023

10 Red Flags to Look Out For On a UK Company Credit Check

This blog gives information on what a company credit check is and what information you can get from undergoing a company credit check. Creditserve also gives a list of red flags to look out for when performing a company credit check. 

June 27, 2023

Do I need permission to check a business credit score?

In this article, we’ll explain more about the process of checking a business credit score and whether or not you should let a business know that you’re running a credit check.

June 27, 2023

Why run a credit check on a business?

In this article, we will explain why you should run a credit check on a business and how exactly you can do so.

June 20, 2023

What is an AML check?

In this article, we’ll explain further how AML checks work, what’s involved and why they are important.

June 19, 2023

How to check a UK credit score

In this article, we will explain how to carry out a UK credit check and what you can expect when you partner with us here at Creditserve to provide this service.

August 22, 2022

Anti-money laundering requirements

AML/due diligence checks

June 28, 2022

Know Your debtor

 

What you don’t see on the High Court Enforcement TV shows and the importance of carrying out thorough credit checks