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Our podcasts aim to provide a unique perspective on the credit industry. Dan Hancocks, the MD at CoCredo, engages in open discussions with credit experts to showcase different viewpoints.

Episode 16: Let's Talk Credit with Brent Cumming


33 minutes

In this insightful podcast, Brent Cumming from Let's Talk Credit discusses with Dan Hancocks the variety of forums that he holds and the benefits these bring to his members. They also look at what makes the Let's Talk Credit Forums different to others in the same arena.

Episode 15: Dan talks to Laurie and Martyn from Forums International - Part 2


28 minutes

In the second part of this podcast, Dan Hancocks talks to Laurie and Martyn about the issues facing SMEs and the other forums they have coming up.

Episode 15: Laurie and Martyn from Forums International - Helping SMEs Part 1


12 minutes

Laurie Beagle and Martyn Brooke discuss the new forum that has just been launched to help SMEs with growth and survival post-pandemic. 

We find out why they feel the forum is needed, who is involved and who will benefit from coming to the first virtual event on 29th September.

Episode 14: Chris Sanders from Chris Sanders Consulting and Head of CICMQ Accreditation


59 minutes

Chris joined us back in 2021, where he spoke to us about his work with the CICMQ and the playbook he'd written discussing the credit industry during the pandemic.

Chris speaks to Dan about the latest playbook, which is now on its 5th edition and what has happened within the industry over the last 12 months.

Dan and Chris focused on the top 6 issues facing credit professionals: Stakeholder management, Well-being – Flexible working, Nurturing a high-performing team, Creating a ‘Credit Aware’ Organisation, Manage Remotely and finally, having fun!

They also look at the future for the credit industry and credit professionals going forward. This episode is a must-listen for all those who work within the credit industry.

Episode 13: Dan talks to Charles and Josh Mayhew from Global Credit Recoveries


43 minutes

What these guys don’t know about credit collections in the USA, EMEA, and Asia Pacific isn’t worth knowing! Charles and Josh give us a great insight into how credit collections differ in these countries as opposed to the UK.

They discuss various countries' different collection techniques and processes and some funny anecdotes. We also find out how Charles and Josh began their journey and how working with CoCredo's partnership scheme has benefited their business.

Episode 12: Dan talks to Bryony Pettifor and Nic Crisp


29 minutes

Our latest Talking Credit Podcast features Bryony Pettifor (Vice President CICM and Anixter) and Nic Crisp (Head & Heart Leadership).

We delve into different leadership styles and the importance of talking and listening to your team. Nic is on hand to offer great advice, whilst Bryony and Dan share some of their experiences and challenges. A must-listen if you are in a management or leadership role.

Episode 11: Dan talks to Nick King from Agility


48 minutes

Nick is well-known within the credit industry, with 25 years of experience behind him.

This episode covers the changing face of networking, and the pros and cons of meeting face-to-face and via Zoom. They look at the importance of credit managers at the current time and why they should continue to take a front seat.

They also discuss International credit and Nick's involvement with the ICTF (The Association of International Credit and Trade Finance Professionals).

Episode 10: Part 2, Jane Bray talks to Chris Sanders Head of Accreditation at CICMQ


35 minutes

Part two of the Talking Credit podcast with Chris Sanders and Jane Bray.

Topics covered include remote working, resilience, working with sales teams to help recovery, doing more with less and what makes a high-performing team. 

Episode 9: Part one, Jane Bray talks to Chris Sanders, Head of Accreditation at CICMQ


36 minutes

The latest Talking Credit podcast with Chris Sanders FCICM. Chris and Jane Bray discuss the 3rd Playbook written using the findings from the CICMQ events that have been held since the COVID lockdown.

This episode includes numerous insights into what is currently happening within the credit industry, including the 4 phases of transition, the changing face of the credit management function, recruitment and working from home and training staff. 

Episode 8: David Boots talks to Jackie Ray from Blaser Mills


16 minutes

In this podcast Dave talks to Jackie about how Blaser Mills law firm have coped and adapted during Covid-19. They also talk about moving back to the office and Jackie discusses their landmark win.

Episode 7: Dan talks to Chris Snelson from VF Corporation and Mike Diette from Harley Davidson


42 minutes

This exciting interview covers topics such as international debt collection and how both companies have had to adapt to the new normal. They discuss how they have looked to help customers in different ways by exploring what government funding is available in the UK and overseas to help their businesses.

We also discuss their involvement with the AICDP (Association of International Credit Directors).

Episode 6: Part two, Dan continues his talk with Laurie and Martyn from Forums International


16 minutes

In the second part of this Podcast, Dan speaks to Martyn Brooke and Laurie Beagle about developing credit professionals of the future. Here they discuss mentoring and learning from the younger generation.

They also look at changes in the credit industry going forward. This includes technology and credit professionals becoming more involved in the decision making process.

Episode 5: Dan talks to Richard Osborne from Business Data Group


50 minutes

In this podcast, Dan Hancocks talks to Richard Osborne from Business Data Group. They look at the latest business start-up statistics during COVID-19.

Episode 4: Part one, we talk to Laurie Beagle and Martyn Brooke from Forums International


30 minutes

In the first part of this exciting podcast, Dan talks to Laurie and Martyn about the rise of limited companies in the UK, Late Payment Code and Off Shoring. This interview was carried out before Covid-19, but the information contained is still relevant.

Episode 3 : We discuss trade credit insurance with David Encell from Prophet Group


30 minutes

In this episode, Dan and David discuss the affect that Covid-19 has had on the trade credit industry, and the government business support schemes, and David explains how Prophet Group works closely with CoCredo to enhance their product offering. 

Episode 2: David Boots talks to Vineesh Madaan from Bluestone Leasing


11 minutes

During CoCredo's second vodcast, David Boots, Sales Manager at CoCredo, discusses with Vineesh the impact of Covid on the leasing industry, his business, and the adjustments he has implemented to adapt to the present circumstances.

Episode 1: Dan talks to Jon and Charlie from ACS Office Solutions


33 minutes

Jon Thorpe (MD) and Charlie Bridgeford (Credit Controller) from ACS Office Solutions join Dan Hancocks to discuss the 'new normal' in the workplace and the future. They look at issues such as social distancing in the workplace, how the credit function is affected, how the business has had to adapt to the changes that Covid has brought, and what measures they are taking to look after their staff.

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