Welcome To Jacobs

Jacobs is a quality assured firm that provide a nationwide debt recovery service. Jacobs work for over 157 local authorities in the enforcement of unpaid debts.

Jacobs was established in 1959 as an Enquiry and Detective Agency by Alan Jacobs and his father. In the 1980’s the company grew significantly when it diversified into Local Taxation Debt Recovery.

Paula Jacobs joined the company to assist her father in 1988 and Simon Jacobs joined in 1989. Both Paula and Simon were made Partners in 1992.

Our approach is unique in that we offer clients a "family firm" ethos together with over 50 years expertise in the industry.

At Jacobs, we are proud to receive instruction from a wide-ranging client base and we strive to build and maintain long-term working relationships.

Jacobs Mission Statement

“To collect debt as quickly and efficiently as possible maximising income for our Clients. To act in a firm but fair manner being both professional and sensitive to the circumstances of each individual case”

Our Vision Statement

"To maintain our current client base and increase our market share by being the BEST Enforcement Agency and debt recovery firm in England and Wales" 

IRRV Performance Awards 2013 Finalist IRRV Performance Awards 2011 Finalist - Excellence in Education Training and Development and IRRV Performance Awards 2011 Finalist - Excellence in Innovation

Latest News

  • Mon 14th Jul 2014Mid Kent Revenues Partnership Selects Jacobs
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  • Wed 14th May 20143 Cambridgeshire Authorities select Jacobs as their collection Partner
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  • Tue 13th May 2014Jacobs to Collect Unpaid Parking Penalty Charges in Flintshire
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  • Sun 6th Apr 2014New Processes and Fee Structure from 6th April 2014
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  • Tue 29th Oct 2013Jacobs working with the City of Lincoln
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