The Small Business Commissioner (SBC) looks at complaints from small businesses about problems getting paid by larger businesses.
The SBC is:
- independent, but appointed by government
- free to use
The SBC provide general advice and information to small businesses on matters such:
- resolving disputes
- signposting small businesses to existing support and dispute resolution services.
- SBC also considers complaints about payment issues between small business and their larger customers making (non-binding) recommendations on how the parties should resolve their disputes.
The SBC is an independent public body and covers the whole of the UK – England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland