Michael Pollack

Head of Content & Communications
Michael Pollack
ABOUT
Michael joined CreditorWatch as Head of Content and Communications in July 2021. He has more than 20 years’ experience in business journalism, marketing and communications strategy and digital content development. He is passionate about communicating to the business community how CreditorWatch’s product suite can help them grow and protect their companies.
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Published articles

Media Release: Business Risk Index
Business conditionsBusiness Insights

External administrations surge to record high; construction sector dominates ATO tax debt defaults

FAQ: ATO tax debt disclosure
ATOTax

FAQ: ATO tax debt disclosures

Interest Rate Commentary
Chief EconomistCreditorWatch

RBA Holds Steady: Cash Rate Remains at 4.35%

Media Release: Business Risk Index
Business conditionsBusiness Insights

Invoice defaults at record highs as cost pressures squeeze businesses

How creditworthy is my business?
CreditCredit Management

How creditworthy is my business? 

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Cash FlowFinance

Keeping a lid on rising costs

Media Release: Business Risk Index
Business conditionsBusiness Insights

Business order values at record low as Christmas trading boost fails to arrive

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Cash FlowCreditorWatch

11 signs of financial distress in a business 

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Credit ManagementCredit Risk

How to create a best practice credit policy 

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CreditorWatchDue Diligence

What is an adverse cross directorship? 

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CreditorWatchRisk Management

Four Fintech trends to watch in 2024 

Media Release: Business Risk Index
Business conditionsBusiness Insights

External administrations surging across most sectors as business activity slides

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Cash FlowCash management

Late Payments Survey Results: How Australian businesses are faring

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CreditCredit Management

Improving your chances of securing business credit

Media Release: Business Risk Index
Business conditionsBusiness Insights

Business activity dries up – invoice values at record lows; But Melbourne the most improved capital city

Media Release: Business Risk Index
Business conditionsBusiness Insights

Business activity picks up, but invoice values below pre-COVID levels; Western Sydney dominates list of high-risk regions

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CreditorWatchDebt Collection

Navigating tax debt: A comprehensive insight into the Australian Taxation Office's approach

Media Release: Business Risk Index
Business conditionsBusiness Insights

Business activity sinks: value of invoices at 7-year low as external administrations and payment defaults surge

Media Release: Business Risk Index
Business conditionsBusiness Insights

Average value of invoices down 28% YoY as demand and cost pressures squeeze businesses

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CreditorWatchCreditorWatch Collect

How do debt collectors find you in Australia? 

Media Release - Business Risk Index
Business conditionsBusiness Insights

Business Risk Index: Business payment defaults surge 52%; On the upside, Western Brisbane the most-improved region in Australia

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Lenders InsightsMedia Release

CreditorWatch partners with Credit Sense to expand end-to-end commercial credit risk management offering

Business Insights
Business InsightsBusiness Risk Index

Podcast: Business Risk Index, May 2023 - Key business indicators show conditions worsening; NSW Central Coast suffers biggest YoY jump in business risk

Media Release - Business Risk Index
Business conditionsBusiness Insights

Business Risk Index: Key business indicators show conditions worsening; NSW Central Coast area suffers biggest YoY jump in business risk

Risky business
Credit ratingCredit Reports

How does CreditorWatch’s RiskScore credit rating system work?

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Credit ReportsRiskScore

How to check credit references for businesses 

good vs bad
CreditCredit control

Good debt vs bad debt: What is the difference?

Media Release - Business Risk Index
Business conditionsBusiness Insights

Business Risk Index: Trade activity surging despite rising external administrations; SE Queensland hit hard by defaults

Dominoes
CreditCredit Risk

What is credit risk?

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Credit ReportsCredit Risk

How to check a business credit report - A step-by-step guide

Creditorwatch staff
Credit ManagementCreditorWatch

The CreditorWatch difference

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Credit RiskFinancial Risk Assessment

Managing financial risk - What is it and how does it work? 

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Cash FlowCash management

Debt collection in Australia - How does it work?

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Due DiligenceOnboarding

Customer due diligence – what is it and how does it work?

Business credit cards
Cash FlowCash management

Business credit cards - Top 5 options for a company card

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AML (Anti-Money Laundering)AUSTRAC

What is a beneficial owner of a company?

Media Release - Business Risk Index
Business conditionsBusiness Insights

Business Risk Index: Business activity back to pre-COVID levels but for how long?; High risk regions - six of the 10 worst are in Western Sydney

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Cash FlowCash management

How CreditorWatch protects businesses, while saving them time and money

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CreditLending

What does comparison rate mean?

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accounts receivableCredit control

What is credit management?

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Credit controlCredit Management

How to remove a paid judgement from a credit report in Australia 

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FinanceLending

Mortgagee vs Mortgagor - What is the Difference? 

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Finance

Secured vs unsecured loans - What is the difference? 

XYZ Finance
Credit ManagementCredit rating

Reap the benefits of benchmarking

XYZ Finance
Credit ratingCredit Risk

Portfolio Risk Benchmarking Report FAQs

Media Release - Business Risk Index
Business conditionsBusiness Insights

Business Risk Index: conditions tighten further; default rates higher in regions with more younger people

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CreditorWatch CollectDebt Collection

Cash is king: CreditorWatch launches fast and easy debt collection service

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CPMCredit Management

Credit portfolio management - what is it and how does it work? 

Australian Taxation Office
ATOCreditorWatch

CreditorWatch only credit reporting bureau certified as ATO Digital Service Provider

Q&A - What to do if you get an ATO Director Penalty Notice
ATOCredit Management

What to do if you get an ATO Director Penalty Notice

Bad credit
Business InsightsCreditorWatch

Business loans for bad credit - three ways to get approved in Australia

Identity theft
Cyber-securityData

Identity theft: What is it and how can you avoid it? 

Sunrise
ACN (Australian Company Number)ASIC

How to reinstate a deregistered company

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Credit ManagementCredit Risk

24/7 Monitoring and Alerts: FAQs

Afterpay
Credit ReportsDebt Collection

What happens if you don't pay Afterpay at all?

Debt
Debt CollectionRisk Management

Debt collection FAQs

How to improve your chances of collecting outstanding payments
Credit ManagementCreditorWatch

How to improve your chances of collecting outstanding payments

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Cash FlowDebtorLogic

Strike Off Action in Progress: what is it and how does it work?

PPSRLogic: Frequently Asked Questions
CreditorWatchPPSR and PPSA

PPSRLogic: Frequently Asked Questions

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Credit ManagementCredit Risk

Can I get a business loan with bad personal credit?

ATOCOVID-19

Q&A with Claire O'Neill, ATO Assistant Commissioner, Integrity

CreditorWatch

KYC Crypto: What is KYC verification and why do cryptocurrency exchanges need it?

Debt Collection

The power of CreditorWatch's debt collection tools

ApplyEasyCredit Management

How to avoid fraud in the financial sector

CreditorWatchRisk Management

Managing fraud in the manufacturing industry

Business InsightsCredit Management

How arts and recreation businesses can protect their interests with company credit checks

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Credit ReportsCredit Risk

Cross directorships: What to look out for

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Credit Risk

Managing business credit risk in the financial services industry

Credit History
Business InsightsCredit Management

Why is a business credit history so important?

Credit Score
Credit Management

What is a good business credit score?

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Credit ReportsCredit Risk

Top tips for manufacturers on managing credit risk

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