The quantitative assessment should be supplemented by a qualitative subjective interpretation of the applicant’s creditworthiness. The subjective judgement. would cover aspects relating to the quality of management. Here, the references from other suppliers, bank references and specialist bureau reports would the basis for the’ conclusions to be drawn. In the ultimate analysis, therefore, the decision whether to extend credit to the applicant and what amount to extend will depend upon the suhjC’Clire interpretation of his credit standing.