Posts Categorized: General

Investment and expansion for Penham Excel

After a highly successful 2016, which saw a wave of new contracts, business and clients, Penham Excel are moving forward apace with significant investment and expansion plans. We are currently in the process of recruiting new field based certificated Enforcement Agents and office staff to manage operations from our Stafford premises as we seek to further… Read more »

Alan Wood appointed to the Council of Representatives at the BPA

We are pleased to announce that one of our Directors, Alan Wood has been appointed to the Council of Representatives at the British Parking Association (BPA). The BPA is the largest, most established and trusted professional association representing parking and traffic management in Europe. The Association is the recognised authority within the parking profession which… Read more »

Interesting day at LACEF Event

As one of the main sponsors at yesterdays LACEF (The Local Authority Civil Enforcement Forum) conference in Luton, Philip Hammonds (MD) and Alan Wood (Business Development Director), representing Penham Excel, enjoyed what turned out to be a very busy and interesting event. The conference speakers enlightened the audience on a variety of subject matters relating to… Read more »

Persistent evaders of parking offences tackled

Our specialist parking team have been in action again this week with a successful operation to tackle persistent evaders of parking offences. The action took place on Friday (6th January) and resulted in 4 vehicles being seized whilst in contravention of parking restrictions. One of which was a Honda with an Irish number plate, unregistered… Read more »

Penham Excel remove travellers from play area in West Bromwich

Penham Excel last week (Friday 29th July) successfully removed travellers from a play area in West Bromwich, after 100 plus caravans had moved into the open space after being ordered to move from a another nearby site. Having been issued with a section 61 ordering them to move from Schofield Avenue and Wyntor Lane, in West… Read more »

Financial Ombudsman Service complaints against debt collectors fall

Complaints made against debt collectors have fallen over the last 12 months, according to the latest figures from the Financial Ombudsman Service, as firms continue to give even greater priority to identifying and understanding all expressions of dissatisfaction and resolving issues at source. The number of complaints for the period March 2015 – March 2016… Read more »

Penham Excel to exhibit at the IRRV Revenues & Enforcement Conference and Exhibition 2016

Penham Excel will be in attendance at the IRRV Revenues and Enforcement Conference 2016 to be held at Harrogate’s Majestic Hotel on the 24th and 25th May 2016. A wide range of issues affecting Revenues and Enforcement practitioners will be addressed at the conference. Some of the topics up for discussion include non-domestic rates, fall-out from the… Read more »

Bankruptcy petition level increases

The Government has today increased the minimum level of debt that can force people into bankruptcy from £750.00 to £5,000. The plans, which were first announced in January 2015 and took effect from 1 October, are expected to prevent more than 3,000 people per year being declared bankrupt. It’s the first time in nearly 30… Read more »

Recovering rent arrears quicker

As we go into the new rent quarter it is encouraging for our clients to note that the trend for the majority of commercial tenants to respond to our CRAR (Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery) seven day enforcement notice is continuing thus removing the need for an Enforcement Officer to physically attend commercial premises. Conversely in… Read more »

CRAR Service Charges & Insurance Debt Collections

Since the new Taking Control of Goods Regulations came into force we are aware that our clients have found it difficult to collect CRAR Service Charges and Insurance debts. We have worked tirelessly hard to come up with a solution and are now pleased to confirm that we have teamed up with leading law firm… Read more »