Bad payers/slow payers.

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  1. Damo

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    Bad payers/Slow Payers.

    I have about 5 customers who basically only pay until court letters are threatened or debt collection letters go out.

    I knock.
    I email.
    COUNTLESS text messages.
    I offer every payment method under the sun.

    My business head is they do pay...... just really slowly....100 odd days! So i should keep cleaning.

    However i am getting so annoyed with them.

    Dump and replace ??
     
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  2. Jake

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    If it's bothers you - dump,

    If it doesn't - keep...

    Never really bothers me, as long as they eventually pay, then I don't mind, it's nice getting a wedge of dough sometimes
     
  3. Damo

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    Someone has suggested I explain i don't like to wait over a 100 days for my money!

    They go on gocardless or no clean.
     
  4. daveyboy

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    I refuse to clean someone's gaff if they still owe me from last time
    They have reminders etc beforehand so no excuse not to be paid up by next time
    Then they get a letter through the door explaining that they owe me money and to phone to discuss it or it will be taken further
     
  5. Jake

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    Well then you answered your own question damo o_O
     
  6. Damo

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    They suggested I send them a letter explaining about I don't like waiting. Wasn't too keen on that lol. But worth a try.
     
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    the best way i find is to really go all out to find fresh work with constant marketing. then Anyone whose dragging their heels regularly is OFF , no reason to keep em cos your rounds so busy
     
  8. Damo

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    #8 Damo, Sep 13, 2015
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2015
    Moved about 99% of work onto cleaner planner which has now shown up holes. So now I am fine tuning again.
     
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    I can't believe you still have them as customers when you've threatened them with legal action. Sack em off mate and move on.
     
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  10. Damo

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    One house has had two debt letters :(

    Always been paid.
     
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