Late payments a 'huge burden' for small firms
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Late payments to small firms can put them at risk

On the day Labour announce it is will tackle the "national scandal" of late payments by big firms to small suppliers and call on big businesses to pay their bills within 30 days, Radio 4's World at One talks to Krista Brown, who owns east London-based recruitment company Persona HR.

She says late payments cause a "huge burden" for firms like hers and that it was "mind-boggling" how she had managed to keep it afloat at times.

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