November 2020Russell Hamblin-Boone, Chief Executive, CIVEA, shares his thoughts and findings regarding current civil enforcement conduct and outcomes.When the government implemented plans for a phased lifting of the lockdown ...Read more
October 2020CIVEA Code of Practice integral to coronavirus response CIVEA reports that the success of its response to the COVID-19 crisis across England and Wales, has been supported by the launch of its strengthened Code of ...Read more
September 2020CIVEA reports success after one month of enforcement visitsThe resumption of enforcement visits to collect overdue, pre-coronavirus debt to local authorities has been handled successfully one month on, according...Read more
August 2020Public backs debt enforcement to support vital public services – surveyTWO THIRDS of the public think that vital public services, such as social care, are put at risk when people who can pay their council tax do no...Read more
Enforcement Agents (bailiffs) will implement a phased return to activity following the lifting of lockdown restrictions. The measures are set out in a Post-lockdown Support Plan announced today by the Civil Enforcement Associ...Read more
In response to speculation that enforcement activity will continue during the COVID-19 crisis, CIVEA has written to Ministers as Russell Hamblin-Boone, chief executive of the Civil Enforcement Association, explains:“We have w...Read more
CIVEA urges Ministry of Justice to publish review On the anniversary of the deadline for submissions to the Ministry of Justice Call for Evidence on enforcement agents (bailiffs), the Civil Enforcement Association has called ...Read more
Guidance on bailiff and enforcement officer scam We are calling on people to stay vigilant against fraudsters posing as enforcement officers and bailiffsWe have become aware of scammers phoning members of the public, posing a...Read more
Responding to the Justice Ministers’ decision to mandate the use of body-worn video for civil enforcement agents, Russell Hamblin-Boone, CEO of the Civil Enforcement Association that represents firms employing more than 1800 ...Read more
Responding to the Third Money Advice Trust report, Russell Hamblin-Boone, chief executive of the Civil Enforcement Association, said:“This is a broadly positive report that shows that the regulations in enforcement are workin...Read more
In a major reform to civil enforcement an independently-monitored code of practice that sets a new standard for bailiffs has been announced in London today.All members of the Civil Enforcement Association, representing over 9...Read more
The CIVEA conference 2019 was held at the Banking Hall, Cornhill, London. Under the title Enforcement 2.0: A new era of Excellence the conference brought together enforcement agents, local authorities, government officials an...Read more
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