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“Once we had placed the debt with CIFS we were contacted almost immediately by the customer's FD with a view to settlement”
Steve Roberts, The Mountain Boot Company
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Who is CIFS?

who_is_cifsCredit 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.

These achievements and CIFS’ highly successful market approach have been recently recognised with the accolade of Credit Insurer of the Year at the 2013 Institute of Credit Management Awards.

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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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Latest news

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Retail Sales Growth

The much-beleaguered UK retail sector is at last showing some long-awaited signs of recovery, says CIFS specialist risk underwriter, Derryck Blackman.

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Key Sectors

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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.