Yet another request for Credit Limits on customer accounts
Idea suggested by Paul Green 10 months ago
I see this has been asked for many times in the past, but either it was last assessed many years ago and deemed not needed, or it has been put on the road map and not fed back to the user-base.
As my business grows, the need for a credit limit on customer accounts is becoming essential - I'm currently using a secondary system which relies on us entering up to date accounting info from CB in order to be effective.
I don't think it needs to be a massive thing and my understanding of it (how we'd look to use it):
CL Field on Customer table CL Next Review on Customer table
A report that shows clients over CL, with balance, and CL (could even integrate it in to the aged debtors table)
When entering a sales invoice, a bit of logic on selecting client "if clientbalance > clientcl then popup "they're in debt, are you sure you want to add an invoice", and similar logic on clicking to save a new invoice if the clientbalance+newinvoiceamount > clientcl.
There's nothing to stop you adding bells, whistles and polish further down the line, but this basic functionality would be a great help.