Leading credit management firm Veritas Commercial Services has been announced as a Northern Powerhouse Partner.
The firm, which was set up 18 years ago, is a UK-wide credit management solutions firm.
Veritas is a female-led business whose employees work remotely across the country, with 80% of the team based in the North. Veritas provide virtual credit control and bespoke credit management consultancy services to its clients.
Veritas work with established and growing businesses and their financiers to deliver significant working capital improvement and, in 2015, Veritas was among the first credit management specialists to obtain an FCA license.
The Northern Powerhouse works specifically to support development of the North in four key areas: connectivity and transport; skills, science and innovation; quality of life and culture; and devolution.
Jenny Oldfield, CEO of Veritas:
“I think I speak for everyone at Veritas when I say that we’re privileged to be announced as a Northern Powerhouse Partner. We are all advocates of connecting talent in the North, and we’ve embraced the concept of ‘North Shoring’ – tapping into the wealth of talent in the region.
“Technology has allowed our business to thrive across the country, and a large majority of our team now work remotely from the North.
“The Northern Powerhouse is championing talent in the region and offers opportunities for like-minded, forward thinking business to benefit from its extensive network.We look forward to being an active part of the Partnership, and working towards a future which looks bright for the North”.
Northern Powerhouse Minister, the Rt. Hon. Jake Berry MP, said:
“I’d like to welcome Veritas Commercial Services to our expanding network of over 300 Northern Powerhouse Partner organisations.
“Veritas is a highly-impressive firm which has embraced modern technology allowing for flexible, remote working. The team behind the company’s success clearly embody the dynamic and diverse nature of our partner network.
“I look forward to working with them to further boost our Northern Powerhouse economy as we prepare to seize all of the opportunities that come with our departure from the EU on the 31st October.”