Credit Where It's Due; in Association with Fish4 Jobs Emma Thompson Meets JENNY ESAU, Managing Director, Credit Management Group UK

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IT WAS during a job in the construction industry that Jenny Esau realised her specialist interest in credit control.

Although she had worked as a dental nurse, air stewardess and in a car hire outlet, it wasn't until she was employed as an accounts clerk that she realised she wanted a career in credit management.

She then went on to work for national and global businesses as a credit manager, before setting up her own company handling the accounts of businesses from around the country.

Jenny, from Wirral, is now celebrating the fifth anniversary of Credit Management Group UK. The firm provides credit management advice through training, outsourcing and consultancy with the help of its new Online Credit Management Toolkit.

Jenny's day-to-day role includes running the business, looking for new opportunities, delivering training and working on CMG UK's new website.

She said: "My company is five years old and I can honestly say I made the right decision. It's been very hard work at times and I have been tested, but I love working for myself and I am very passionate about credit management and helping businesses reduce their risk to bad debt. …