A comprehensive case management software tool that integrates the collections and litigation processes - exclusive 10% discount on pricing available to ICM members. For further information on this easy to use and intuitive tool, visit www.cogendaworks.com or click here for the full article published in the October 2011 edition of Credit Management.
The ICM has teamed up with ADR and CBC International to offer a unique discounted mediation service for Members.
For full details of the merits of mediation and the need to consider this as an option to legal proceedings under the latest changes in the Civil Procedure Rules, view an in-depth article by CBC International's Roy Caligari here.
Mediation Enquiry Form: To contact the ADR Group with details of an existing dispute click here.
Note: ADR Group is acknowledged nationally and internationally as a leading authority in mediation and other dispute resolution techniques. The Group is known for the quality of service provided for the past 20 years. However, please read the disclaimer.
ICM Members taking out credit insurance with Atradius will receive free ICM training to the value of 15% of the insurance premium.
The criteria are as follows:
- Applicants must be ICM members.
- Applicants must buy credit insurance direct with Atradius and cannot use a broker to qualify for this offer.
- Applicants cannot already be an existing customer of Atradius.
To benefit, Members should call Atradius on 0800 0856 973, quoting their ICM Membership number.
Atradius is the world's most international and integrated credit insurance company, protecting €465 billion of world trade annually against the risks of non-payment and making over 22,000 credit limit decisions daily.
Any Member of the ICM will now have access to the Company Watch service at preferential rates which will be granted to the Member’s employer.
Members signing up for one year’s access to the Company Watch database of 1.5 million companies will have unlimited use of the service for one month entirely free!
In addition, the annual subscription will attract a 10% discount off current list price in the first year and a continuing 10% discount in each year thereafter.
Company Watch provides in-depth financial health profiles online, covering virtually all companies in the UK and the majority of quoted companies across the world. The service is used by leading companies, financial institutions, Government departments and many smaller organisations.
CreditExpert, Experian’s award-winning online credit monitoring and identity theft protection service is being offered free for 30 days to all ICM Members together with a £10 Amazon voucher.
CreditExpert gives you unlimited online access to your Experian credit report is a simple way to keep track of your credit commitments and helps you manage your personal credit information. You will also be alerted to any major changes on your credit report to help protect you against identity theft.
After your 30-day free trial, CreditExpert will cost £5.99 a month unless you cancel your subscription at the end of the 30 days.
Your application will be subject to identity authentication.
Please note you will receive a £10 Amazon voucher within 28 days of signing up to CreditExpert.
Experian provides consumers, businesses and the public sector with information and analysis to help them make important decisions. We help you understand and manage your credit information.
The ICM has teamed up with Draycir, the award-winning software developers, to offer a significant Member benefit - three credit reports to download for free and 20% off an annual subscription to Credit Guardian - a saving of up to £208.50*.
Credit Guardian is the brand new business credit checking software from Draycir that merges real-life accounts data with credit risk information from Experian, the global information services company.Credit Guardian merges accounts data with Experian's business credit data downloaded in real-time to enable you to reduce risk, make better andmore informed business decisions, and trade more intelligently.
As well as linking in with accounting systems, including Sage 50, Sage 200 and Sage MMS, CreditGuardian can also be used on its own for credit checking purposes to monitor from 50 to 1,000 businesses.
Visit www.cguardian.co.uk/icm for more information, entering code ICM1109.
1. Membership - first year only
ICM Member price US$420
Normal price US$840
(FCIB membership applies to employer business of ICM Member)
2. Online International Credit and Risk Management Programme (ICRM) – a 13 week intensive course leading to the Certified International Credit Professional designation. Please follow the link for further detailed information - Certified International Credit Professional
(Please note that a discount of 20% is available to ICM members who are not currently FCIB members. Members of ICM who are also members of FCIB will benefit from membership pricing). With effect from January 2012, FCIB has awarded students who earn their designation, a scholarship which entitles them to 12 months free membership of FCIB renewable at the full member rate of $840 at date of renewal
3. Worldwide Credit Reports (including a country commentary).
ICM Members can also benefit from reduced rates for worldwide credit reports offered by FCIB.
As an example of the savings that can be made, the cost of a normal report ordered on a company in Western Europe is as follows:
Non-FCIB Member price: US$145
ICM Member price: US$127
The FCIB Member price is even lower – see 1. above.
For prices of other regional reports and for further details of all the above benefits contact:
Noelin Hawkins, Director, Europe, Middle East and Asia, FCIB Europe, telephone +44 (0) 121 445 2982 or email
FCIB provides a range of products and services aimed at helping those involved in international business to achieve corporate and personal development. Visit the website at www.fcibglobal.com
Membership of the FPF
ICM Member price £400 + VAT
Normal price £500 + VAT
HMCA - Medical cover, protection plans, vehicle recovery and much more
ICM Members can now benefit from ICE PACC, a powerful credit management tool with fully automated workflow that also includes free pre-legal debt recovery. For full details, click here.
Reduced rates and no set-up fee for ICM Members.
ICM Members can benefit from a 10% reduction on all services available through ICM Online Services (icmOS), which offers a range of dynamic and on-demand training and evaluation tools over the web.
For further information on the icmOS suite of products, visit www.icmOS.org.uk.
ICM Members receive a 10% reduction against the price of any Institute of Export training.
To take advantage of this offer, members should quote their name and membership number to the Institute of Export for validation purposes. Click here for further information.
The Institute of Export’s mission is to enhance the export performance of the United Kingdom by setting and raising professional standards in international trade management and export practice.
ICM Members receive 15% off all subscriptions to Moneyfacts Group’s monthly publications.
Moneyfacts: Personal finance product data £124.52 to ICM Members (saving £21.98)
Business Moneyfacts: Commercial finance market £93.50 to ICM Members (saving £26.50)
Investment, Life & Pensions Moneyfacts: £133.02 (saving £23.48)
Subscribers also receive free access to the web portal www.emoneyfacts.co.uk, which includes a whole host of tools and features.
To benefit from these discounts, contact 845 18 9689 and quote your ICM Membership number. ICM Members already subscribing can take advantage of these special rates at renewal.
Moneyfacts Group provides product data and information on the personal finance and commercial finance markets.
Newsnet specialises in the creation, management and delivery of transactional documents. Its clients range from FTSE 100 blue-chip companies to household names and SME businesses across all major industry types, including finance, TV, recruitment, distribution, pharmaceuticals and manufacturing.
Netsend is a groundbreaking Internet tool that handles the creation and management of documents and allows the outsourced delivery by fax, post and email.
ICM Member benefit
Netsend offers a discount to ICM Members on all its services, with the exact discount depending on the level of business involved.
Now Financial is an intermediary finance company helping business owners to release cash tied up in company assets whether that be unpaid invoices via invoice financing or asset re-financing of unencumbered or part owned plant and machinery or a combination of both. The company is already the first choice for many major firms within the insolvency and business turnaround profession as well as the major clearing banks who are looking to help their business customers in distress. In the current economic climate many business owners have been frustrated by their normal channels of funding and are unaware of the options available to them and now badly need help.
ICM Member benefit
Now Financial Partners will be happy to provide a free financial health check to ICM Members.
To find out more please call 0870-950-3828 or take a look at www.nowfinancialadvisory.co.uk
Peninsula - free advice line - HR, Employment Law and Health & Safety
Peninsula, the HR and Health & Safety experts, have recently made their free advice line available to ICM Members.
Peninsula can assist with any aspect of HR, Employment Law and Health & Safety. Should a member be in the middle of an Employment Tribunal or Health & Safety Investigation Peninsula can also give an opinion as to their exposure, and their best defence.
The service gives Members access to commercial advice on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 8am to 5:30pm, Wednesday 8am to 6pm and Friday 8am to 5pm.
Peninsula do not provide contractual or procedural documentation, although theu will assist with one off letters and templates for standard processes.
To make use of this service, ICM Members should ask for Tim Clynes or Darren Statham on 0161 827 9918. In order for the service to prove its worth to Members, the ICM and Peninsula, it is important that you quote reference number ICM001
Top Service is the only specialist credit reference and debt recovery agency for the UK construction industry. It currently has 2,500 subscriber businesses who span many different sectors in construction and related sectors.
The standard subscription to Top Service costs £39.00 per month. ICM Members can enjoy a 25% discount on this figure, resulting in a cost of £29.25 per month, payable quarterly by direct debit.
ICM members who wish to take out a standard Top Service subscription will also be entitled to four weeks FREE subscription.