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

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Cash FlowCash management

Late Payments Guide: taking action to keep the cash flowing

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Cash FlowCash management

10 ways to keep cash coming in over the holiday period

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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

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? 

Business conditionsBusiness Insights

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

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

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?

Business Insights
Business InsightsBusiness Risk Index

Business Insights podcast: Inflation moves past peak but areas of concern remain

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Credit ReportsRiskScore

How to check credit references for businesses 

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CreditCredit control

Good debt vs bad debt: What is the difference?

Business conditionsBusiness Insights

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

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CreditCredit Risk

What is credit risk?

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?

Cash FlowCash management

Business credit cards - Top 5 options for a company card

AML (Anti-Money Laundering)AUSTRAC

What is a beneficial owner of a company?

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

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

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

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? 

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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 CollectionRisk Management

Debt collection FAQs

Credit ManagementCreditorWatch

How to improve your chances of collecting outstanding payments

Cash FlowDebtorLogic

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

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

Credit ReportsCredit Risk

Cross directorships: What to look out for

Credit Risk

Managing business credit risk in the financial services industry

Business InsightsCredit Management

Why is a business credit history so important?

Credit Management

What is a good business credit score?

Credit ReportsCredit Risk

Top tips for manufacturers on managing credit risk

Credit ReportsCredit Risk

How manufacturers can use credit reports to avoid risk

Credit ManagementCredit Reports

Five reasons to check the business credit score of all your customers

Credit ManagementCreditorWatch

How to check a business's credit score

Credit ManagementCreditorWatch

Watch out for these 10 red flags of financial distress

CEOExperts

Podcast: What makes a great place to work?

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ExpertsInsolvency

New anti-phoenixing laws enforced in court – more power for liquidators

CreditorWatchMeet the Crew

Meet the Crew: Hana Le - Accounts Receivable Officer

CEOChief Economist

Podcast: Dire Warnings for the Australian Construction Industry

Business InsightsBusiness Risk Index

Podcast: Business Risk Index - April 2022 Insights

Credit RiskExperts

The 3 Ps of preparation for small businesses: Part 3 – Protections

Chief EconomistCreditorWatch

RBA raises rates for first time in 12 years to 0.35%

Credit RiskExperts

Podcast: The 3 Ps of preparation for small businesses: Part 2 - Policies and Procedures

Best Places to Work
CreditorWatchGreat Place to Work

CreditorWatch makes 2022 AFR BOSS Best Places to Work list

ATOCEO

CreditorWatch now collecting ATO tax debt default data

ACN (Australian Company Number)COVID-19

The 3 Ps of preparation for small businesses: Part 1 - Processes

Credit ManagementCredit Reports

How lenders can enhance their credit decisioning with CreditorWatch data

Business InsightsBusiness Risk Index

Podcast: Business Risk Index - March 2022 Insights

Credit RiskDebt Collection

How to improve the quality of your ledger with DebtorLogic

CreditorWatchExperts

Podcast: How to secure your assets on the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR)