One of the greatest risks small businesspeople face is that of not being paid for their services. What can small business owners do to prevent this, and how can they deal with it once it has happened? Have a look at some of these resources for help.
The following articles are good reading on the subject. They can be found through some of the Toronto Public Library's databases, and can be accessed with a Toronto Public Library card.
Strategies to Streamline Collections For Businesses of All Sizes, by Karen Stahl
Making Sure Clients Pay Bills, by Jacqueline Taylor
The Government of Canada's Canada Business has an article on how to get paid by your customers.
The Library has some good books on how to deal with this difficult situation.
“It is very iniquitous to make me pay my debts -- you have no idea of the pain it gives one.”