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SBC Celebrates One Year Anniversairy

10 December 2018

The SBC hosted a private event to thank Stakeholders for their continuous support since the launch of its Office.

 

Small Business Commissioner discusses late payments on the BBC Radio 5 Live, Wake Up To Money Show

6 December 2018

Invoices worth £2.1million recovered by Small Business Commissioner in first year

5 December 2018- Press Release

Unpaid invoices worth £2.1 million to small businesses across the UK have been recovered by the Small Business Commissioner, Paul Uppal.

Government have launched a call for evidence

4 October 2018

New measures to end the problem of late payments to small businesses by large companies who abuse their position in the market have been unveiled today by the Small Business Minister Kelly Tolhurst as she launches a call for evidence.

The Small Business Commissioner to join the Prompt Payment Code’s Compliance Board

2 October 2018

The government has announced The Small Business Commissioner, Paul Uppal, will join the Prompt Payment Code’s Compliance Board to help tackle late payment and strengthen the UK’s small business environment.

“I welcome the opportunity to join the Prompt Payment Code’s Compliance Board. I am looking forward to working with the Prompt Payment Code Administration Team and improving current processes to ensure timely payments, which will encourage growth and productivity for SME’s across the UK.”

            – The Small Business Commissioner, Paul Uppal

Paul Uppal's Q&A with HSBC Knowledge centre

12 September 2018

The Small Business Commissioner discusses his role and plans to tackle late payment with HSBC.

The Small Business Commissioner highlighting the late payment challenge on visit to North East England

4 September 2018

SBC Q&A with the Forum for Private Business

20 July 2018

The Small Business Commissioner visited the offices of the Forum for Private Business (FPB) in Knutsford, to talk about late payment with its members.

SBC discusses late payment issues with Forum for Private Business

17 July 2018

Paul Uppal and to Ian Cass (FPB) discuss how they are helping small businesses overcome late payment issues.