Colin Thomas


A Decade in Debt

Neill MacKinnon reflects on 10 years spent at STA helping Universities collect their student debts. It’s been a decade of constant change with HE finance staff facing one challenge after another: Neill’s warm-hearted summary shows the enjoyment he’s had supporting the universities and the fine people who work at the coal-face for them.  I never thought that when I joined

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The Italian Job

Our Managing Director, Colin Thomas, represented STA International at the European Collectors Association congress in Florence so I caught up with him to hear how things went. The ECA is 22 countries strong association, with one-member-per-country of best-in-breed debt collection agencies, with STA the UK member. Its role is to lobby the EU in support of creditors and exchange information

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