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Measuring control and standards in enforcement. As the principal trade association, representing over 95% of the entire enforcement industry in England and Wales, CIVEA is tasked with driving improvements and ensuring members...

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CIVEA share reform plans at Enforcement Summit 2021. The Enforcement Summit, produced by Parking Review, is an annual networking conference that provides a forum for discussion around the latest policy, legislative and operat...

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Why Code of Practice audits remain integral to CIVEA success. The CIVEA Code of Practice. exceeds the statutory requirements and the National Standards to ensure individuals and firms undertake civil enforcement to the highes...

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Unpaid SME rent arrears will impact local services. There has been much discussion about the resumption of evictions from residential properties following a moratorium on landlords evicting people for non-payment of rent.The ...

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Welcoming our newest CIVEA members. We are delighted to welcome two new members to CIVEA this month. Just Digital Marketplace joins CIVEA as our latest corporate member and County Durham Outreach and Support (CDOS) joins us i...

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What to consider before introducing electric vehicles to enforcement fleets. With enforcement firms diversifying into new areas, such as recovering penalties for infringing clean air zones, enforcement industry specialist Dar...

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Covid refresher training accessed by two thirds of Enforcement Agents. Earlier this year CIVEA launched an updated training portal, containing refresher modules that were designed to consolidate knowledge on safe enforcement ...

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Early engagement can reduce the costs of debt repayment. Following on from its recent Debt Awareness Week initiative, which was publicly supported by many CIVEA members, leading debt charity StepChange has published a new rep...

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How the compliance stage ascertains 'what's behind the door'. As the primary trade association for civil enforcement agencies, representing more than 95% of the industry, CIVEA works to educate about that the enforcement proc...

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How we ensure quality training and qualification provisions. As the primary trade association for civil enforcement agencies, representing more than 95% of the industry, CIVEA encourages all of its members to ensure that Enfo...

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How the biggest loss in insurance history affects enforcement. Enforcement industry specialist Darren Coldspring from Verlingue, a leading UK chartered insurance broker, shares his advice on reducing the likelihood of increas...

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Understanding the nature of enforcement complaints. Enforcement Agents carry out essential duties in challenging circumstances and always aim for the highest standards. However, there are occasions when people feel the need t...

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Protecting Enforcement Agents from aggressive behaviour. Welcome to our blog series, exploring the key topics being discussed in the enforcement industry. Today we consider violence towards Enforcement Agents and why they are...

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How to protect yourself from imposter bailiffs and fraudsters. Welcome to our blog series, exploring the key topics being discussed in the enforcement industry. Today we look at the topic of fraud and how members of the publi...

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CIVEA training portal refreshes knowledge and enhances safety. Welcome to our blog series, exploring the key topics being discussed in the enforcement industry. Today we look at the recently revised guidance in the COVID-19 ...

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How precautions facilitate essential activity. Welcome to our blog series, exploring the key topics being discussed in the enforcement industry. Today we look at the enhanced safety precautions Enforcement Agents are taking a...

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How collaboration enhances the enforcement process. Welcome to our blog series, exploring the key topics being discussed in the enforcement industry. Today we reflect on collaborative developments happening in enforcement and...

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The importance of clearing debt early in 2021. Welcome to our blog series, exploring the key topics being discussed in the enforcement industry. In our latest blog, we discuss escalating debts over the festive period and how ...

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Reflecting on 2020. Welcome to our blog series, exploring the key topics being discussed in the enforcement industry. In our last blog of the year, we reflect on 2020 and how the enforcement industry has adapted, through ong...

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The fundamental differences between public and private sector collections. Welcome to our blog series, exploring the key topics being discussed in the enforcement industry. Today, we consider the differences between the publi...

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The reality of enforcement operations and outcomes Welcome to our blog series, exploring the key topics being discussed in the enforcement industry. Today, we consider historic misconceptions around the enforcement process an...

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The collective effort behind improving standards. Welcome to our blog series, exploring the key topics being discussed in the enforcement industry. In Part 10, Dave Pickering of the Compliance, Adjudication and Review of Enfo...

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The positive outcomes after resuming enforcement visits. Welcome to our blog series, exploring the key topics being discussed in the enforcement industry. In Part 9, we consider how enforcement has developed since visits resu...

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The value of transparency in civil enforcement. Welcome to our blog series, exploring the key topics being discussed in the enforcement industry. In Part 8, Dr Wendy Kennett of the Compliance, Adjudication and Review of Enfor...

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How does CIVEA handle complaints? Welcome to our blog series, exploring the key topics being discussed in the enforcement industry. In Part 7, we explain how CIVEA supports and handles complaints relating to enforcement.CIVEA...

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CIVEA REPORT - one month of enforcement visits. With the recommencement of enforcement visits from 24 August 2020, it has been essential for CIVEA to closely monitor activity and provide reports to the government. Part 6 of o...

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Welcome to our blog series, exploring the key topics being discussed in the enforcement industry. In Part 6, Caroline Wells, of the Compliance, Adjudication and Review of Enforcement Panel, discusses how enforcement firms con...

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Welcome to our blog series, exploring the key topics being discussed in the enforcement industry. In Part 5, we discuss the measure in place that ensure vulnerability cases are handled correctly, safely and appropriately.CIVE...

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Welcome to our blog series, exploring the key topics being discussed in the enforcement industry. In Part 4, we consider the public perception of ‘fairness’, relating to the enforcement industry.The vast majority of the gener...

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Welcome to our blog series, exploring the key topics being discussed in the enforcement industry. In Part 3, we consider how Enforcement Agents that have returned to work are keeping themselves and the public safe. Since the ...

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Welcome to our blog series, exploring the key topics being discussed in the enforcement industry. In Part 2, we consider what it means to be a member of CIVEA. CIVEA, the civil enforcement association, is the principal trade ...

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Welcome to our new blog series, exploring the key topics being discussed in the enforcement industry. In Part 1, we provide some background information and insight on what CIVEA is and why it exists. CIVEA, the civil enforcem...

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