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Credit Indemnity & Financial Services (CIFS) is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of trade credit insurance and related credit management services.

CIFS policies provide companies with comprehensive protection from the risk of bad debts – default – and customers’ business failure.

Underwritten 100% in the Lloyd’s market, CIFS’ credit insurance is supported by market-leading debt collection and credit information services.

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In an uncertain economic environment, there’s no substitute for experience when it comes to credit management. That’s why there’s no substitute for First Limit and Integrated Collections – market-leading solutions from CIFS.

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Phones 4u - Making the case for credit insurance

The recent sudden demise and rapid disappearance from the High Street of Phones 4u, following EE’s decision to curtail its supply contract, will have stunned many credit managers.

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CIFS has in-depth expertise in all key sectors of the UK economy including construction, media, food and retailing.

A particular area of detailed understanding of market dynamics and trading conditions is timber, where CIFS’ collaboration with the Timber Trade Federation has contributed to it becoming the sector’s “go-to” credit insurer.

Here’s what one major timber business thinks about the CIFS service.

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