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Make sure you follow the right first step in order to recover a debt that is owing to you or your organisation with a debt recovery letter. By using a payment reminder letter you can feel assured you that you have formally reminded your client or customer to make payment. This reminder letter details all the necessary information from the date the debt is owing to whether interest will be payable to even the threat of further action if the debt is not paid.

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What it covers

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Late Payment Letter - Debt Recovery Letter - Overdue Payment Letter

Overview of the Debt recovery letter

Make sure you follow the right first step in order to recover a debt that is owing to you or your organisation with a debt recovery letter. By using a payment reminder letter you can feel assured you that you have formally reminded your client or customer to make payment. This reminder letter details all the necessary information from the date the debt is owing to whether interest will be payable to even the threat of further action if the debt is not paid.

When to use

Use this letter

  • when you want to recover a debt that is owing to you or your organisation
  • when you want follow up after an invoice has been sent and the payment terms have expired or after 28 days have passed and the debt remains outstanding
  • when you want to commence a more formal procedure for collection of the debt

What it covers

This late payment letter covers

  • the date the debt owing should have been paid
  • whether interest is payable on the debt
  • automatic calculation of the amount of interest to be paid in total
  • automatic calculation of the continuing daily amount of interest charged as long as the debt remains unpaid
  • a threat of further action which may be taken if the debt is not paid

Further advice

Ask a lawyer for:

  • advice on debt recovery procedures
  • advice on debt recovery outside England and Wales
  • advice as to whether an insolvency procedure is appropriate

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This document is also sometimes called: Late payment letter, Payment reminder letter and Overdue payment letter.