Small Businesses: Billing

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 7th March 2018.

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Photo of Matthew Offord Matthew Offord Conservative, Hendon

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate his Department has made of the level of debt accrued by SMEs as a result of late payments.

Photo of Matthew Offord Matthew Offord Conservative, Hendon

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what assessment his Department has made of the number of businesses that have been wound up as a result of late payments in each of the last five years.

Photo of Matthew Offord Matthew Offord Conservative, Hendon

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what estimate the his Department has made of the number of SMEs that have been forced to take legal action to recover late payments in each of the last five years.

Photo of Andrew Griffiths Andrew Griffiths Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

The Department has made no such estimate.

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