About us

Excel Civil Enforcement was founded in 1991 and delivers outstanding enforcement, collection and associated services to local authorities and central government departments.

We recognise the importance of revenue collection and help our clients to recover more.

The directors at Excel have a combined experience of almost 200 years, giving them the insight and experience to drive the business forward whilst having the understanding and knowledge to support their clients effectively and efficiently.

Excel directors have held post as president of CIVEA, chair of the High Court Enforcement Officers Association and vice-chair of the BPA enforcement special interest group, and three managers sit on regional IRRV executive boards.

We offer nationwide coverage and have industry leading recovery rates.

Why use Excel?

We provide nationwide coverage with a UK customer service centre and 24/7 telephone and internet payment facilities.

  • We have the most qualified welfare team in the industry
  • Our customer service staff are qualified to Level 2 in Taking Control of Goods and have accredited training in vulnerability and mental health awareness
  • We use the latest mobile technology, including live stream body-worn cameras, GPS tracking and ANPR
  • Our in-house IT team constantly researches and develops new technologies such as remote reporting apps, debtor apps and webchat

What really sets us apart

  • Our excellent collection rates: data provided by a government client shows that Excel’s performance consistently exceeds that of its other providers
  • Our enforcement agents are salaried employees – we do not sub-contract to self-employed agents
  • All staff, not just enforcement agents, receive enforcement and vulnerability training and hold enforcement qualifications
  • We make considerable investment in our staff and, with 98% retention, have a very skilled and seasoned workforce
  • We provide approved training and quality mark workshops
  • We actively support the Armed Forces Covenant, employing many former service personnel, and are an approved training provider to the MOD’s Career Transition Partnership

Our pledge

The directors and staff of Excel are committed to delivering our services:

  • To the highest professional and ethical standards
  • In an open and transparent manner
  • In a socially responsible manner
  • With full accountability for all our actions


High Court Enforcement Group and Excel Civil Enforcement have won or been highly commended in the following industry awards:

  • IRRV Performance Awards 2018, Excellence in Staff Development - WINNER
  • CICM British Credit Awards 2019, Best Use of Credit Technology - WINNER
  • CICM British Credit Awards 2018, Learning and Development Impact Award - WINNER
  • IRRV Performance Awards 2018, Excellence in Enforcement - HIGHLY COMMENDED
  • Modern Law Awards 2019, Outstanding Commitment to Training - WINNER

Excel Quick Pay - the new debtor app

The app is free to download and free to use. It has been designed to give debtors a quick, easy and user-friendly way to manage their debt.


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