Founded in 1993, Dukes Bailiffs Limited is a family run enforcement agency. It works with public and private companies, private individuals and local authorities to recover unpaid debt. Its services are tailored to the needs of the client. Dukes offers debt solutions and services that include commercial rent arrears recovery, unpaid invoice recovery, trespasser removal and high court enforcement.
Dukes Bailiffs Limited has over 25 years of experience in debt collection. They work in High Court Enforcement and offer a range of services including commercial rent arrears recovery, unpaid debt recovery, trespasser removal and enforcement of Parking Charge Notices.
Dukes Bailiffs Limited is licensed by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to collect debts. They are also authorised by the Ministry of Justice Lord Chancellor’s Department to act as High Court Enforcement Agents. They are located throughout the UK. They also provide enforcement services for local authorities, public and private companies, public sector organisations and private individuals.
If you have debts that you are unable to pay, Dukes Bailiffs Limited will arrange a repayment plan that is affordable and manageable for you. They will contact you about your debt and make sure you are informed about the amount owed. If you are unable to pay the amount, they can cancel your payment plan and take further action. They can also seize your property and auction any items you have repossessed. Ultimately, Dukes Bailiffs Limited will sell your property to pay off your debt.
If you have received a letter from Dukes Bailiffs Limited, you should make sure that you act quickly and make a payment arrangement with them. If you fail to do so, you may find that your property will be seized and that you will have to pay additional fees. Depending on the nature of the debt, you may be able to write off some of the debt.
Dukes Bailiffs Limited have a compliance team that will ensure that you are treated fairly. The agency’s Compliance Department will also make sure that you are informed about your rights and that you are not treated as a criminal. If you believe that you are being treated unfairly, you can report the collector to the OFT, which regulates the debt collection industry. The OFT can revoke the licence of a debt collector if they are found to have breached any of the laws. The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) can also provide advice and assistance to people with debt issues.
If you have a debt that is not paid, a County Court Judgement (CCJ) can be issued. Dukes Bailiffs can also visit your property to enforce the debt, if you have a Notice of Enforcement. During the enforcement process, Dukes Bailiffs can visit your home several times. They can also go to your business premises. Typically, Dukes Bailiffs visit your property between 6am and 9pm, Monday to Saturday, and between 10am and 6pm on Sundays. They are permitted to enter through the door or through the window.