‘Perceptive Underwriting’


Nexus CIFS is a multi award winning company offering innovative and flexible credit insurance policies with unrivalled service levels giving you direct access to your underwriter. We offer a number of trade credit insurance and related credit management services and products.

First Place is an Associated Product created by Nexus CIFS to assist our clients

Product Overview

Nexus CIFS’ First Place product, previously known as Integrated Collections, provides a market-leading debt recovery service, enabling policyholders to collect overdue accounts swiftly and effectively. We have worked with the UK’s leading collections agency STA International to develop a service that offers an easy-to-follow collections procedure and also helps you to ensure compliance with your policy requirements.


  • ‘No win no fee’ charging structure
  • Favourable commission rates – more than 33 per cent lower than market norms
  • Cost free debt collection if  you opt to allow STA to collect the costs as well as interest
  • Access to experienced collectors with expert negotiating skills who apply ISO 9001-accredited processes
  • The ability to place and track debts on-line 24/7
  • Monies received are paid to policyholders within 14 days of cleared funds being received
  • Contribution from CIFS to policyholders’ legal costs for undefended actions
  • Enhanced policy benefits including an uplift to indemnity and a no claims bonus

About STA International:

STA International is a leading global credit management services provider delivering innovative, cashflow-enhancing services. Founded in the US in 1955, the company has a network of wholly-owned offices worldwide, facilitating international debt recovery and providing an extensive range of credit management services enabling clients to maintain control over and collect their receivables in a manner that preserves customer relationships.

With ISO 9001 accreditation, the company is a leading member of the UK Credit Services Association, the professional body ensuring ethical practice in the collections industry. STA International is also the sole UK delegate to the European Collectors Association, an international confederation of commercial collection agencies. This exclusive membership affords access to an unparalleled international network of credit management resources.


“It’s important for us to implement a very strict payment policy, so when we do place debts for recovery with CIFS partner STA International it’s a plus that we can do so swiftly, efficiently and without unnecessary administrative hassle like printing off copy invoices.”

Laura Saunders, Palmer Timber

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Richard Marriage

Richard Marriage

Managing Director Nexus CIFS Ltd

T: 020 3011 5700
​E: info@nexusunderwriting.com

Nexus In-house Claims

Nexus offers a full claims management service

  • Direct access to a dedicated claims team
  • Utilisation of a panel of carefully selected lawyers by location and specialism at discounted rates
  • Access to a leading range of “value added services” including Collateral Warranty Checking Service, free legal advisory helpline, risk management and reputational defence advisors and more
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‘Perceptive Underwriting’