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12 tips for improving your business cashflow
Finance

12 tips for improving your business cashflow

January is a notorious time of year for businesses having tight cash-flow. Take a look at the next 12 tips...

Are you heading for a cash crisis?
Finance

Are you heading for a cash crisis?

Cash is different from profit. Many ‘profitable’ businesses have gone under – although on the surface they may be trading...

The mystery of cash flow
Finance

The mystery of cash flow

What is cash flow? The Cambridge dictionary defines cash flow as: noun ˈkæʃ ˌfləʊ/ the amount of money moving into...

Why do fraudsters target SMEs?
Finance

Why do fraudsters target SMEs?

Small and medium sized businesses are a prime target for online fraud!

The Number '1' Trap
Finance

The Number '1' Trap

There are lots of potential traps when it comes to running a business. Some of the obvious pitfalls include: Not...

Are we having smart conversations?
Finance

Are we having smart conversations?

Enquire more, advocate less To really understand what is happening in business but in any situation, we need to enquire...

Plan your way out of uncertainty
Finance

Plan your way out of uncertainty

Frustrating right?  How on earth have we as a country gotten ourselves into this current pickle?  It seemed like a...

The Road to Personal Freedom
Finance

The Road to Personal Freedom

Creating a business that functions effectively and independently of you ultimately provides you with a more valuable business. It also...

How do I improve my pricing? (Finance Part 5/5)
Finance

How do I improve my pricing? (Finance Part 5/5)

“How a small increase in price, can give a big boost to the bottom line?”

How can I increase the cash in the business to grow? (Finance Part 4/5)
Finance

How can I increase the cash in the business to grow? (Finance Part 4/5)

“How many ways can a business owner raise money?”

I'm struggling to pay the bills (Finance, Part 3/5)
Finance

I'm struggling to pay the bills (Finance, Part 3/5)

“Cash is King, so how do I make sure customers pay on time?”

I cannot budget what I don't know
Finance

I cannot budget what I don't know

“A bad plan is better than no plan but how can I forecast what I don’t know?”

What story do the numbers tell? (Finance, Part 1/5)
Finance

What story do the numbers tell? (Finance, Part 1/5)

“How can I make the story behind the accounts better?”

How to select the right business bank account
Finance

How to select the right business bank account

Small business owners now have more options than ever for choosing a bank and can select one which caters for...

Smarter Invoicing for Cash Flow Health
Finance

Smarter Invoicing for Cash Flow Health

5 useful steps to improve your invoicing process and reduce cashflow worries.

Keeping a handle on costs
Finance

Keeping a handle on costs

What can start-ups and SMEs do to bring down costs in the early years?

Top tips to manage your business cash flow through the summer months!
Finance

Top tips to manage your business cash flow through the summer months!

The summer months for businesses can notoriously be a tight period for cash. With low productivity levels, staff on holiday...

Raising finance for a family run business
Finance

Raising finance for a family run business

Eight important considerations when raising cash for your new business

Growing your business
Finance

Growing your business

Here's some market metrics to help you target the customers you want

Raising money for your business - what you need to know
Finance

Raising money for your business - what you need to know

What you need to know to boost your chances of securing a business loan

For small businesses cash is still king
Finance

For small businesses cash is still king

10 simple tips to help improve your cash flow position

Getting the right funding for your 2017 business budget
Finance

Getting the right funding for your 2017 business budget

Will you need additional funding to grow your business in 2017?

Cash Flow Q&A for Small Firms
Finance

Cash Flow Q&A for Small Firms

Do you want to learn more about cash flow for small firms? Read our Cash Flow Q&A with Business Doctor...

Turnover is vanity, profit is sanity but cash is reality!
Finance

Turnover is vanity, profit is sanity but cash is reality!

What steps can you take to ensure that your businesses doesn't become a casualty to bad cash flow management?

How to find additional funding for your business
Finance

How to find additional funding for your business

Gaining access to additional funding can give your business the boost it might need.

What are research and development tax credits?
Finance

What are research and development tax credits?

A typical R&D Tax claim is in excess of £47,000 per UK company, is your company eligible?

How to get 4 x faster growth than your average SME
Finance

How to get 4 x faster growth than your average SME

Heard about Growth Accelerator but want to learn more?

Professional services: A new world order?
Finance

Professional services: A new world order?

The 'Big 4' Accountancy Firms offer more than just accountancy services. Can a SME accountancy practice deliver Business Solutions to...

How is your company doing financially?
Finance

How is your company doing financially?

One of the eight factors that contribute to your company's sellability is your financial performance. Specifically, the size of your...

Weekly Business Question - Week 5: Is your cashflow causing you sleepless nights?
Finance

Weekly Business Question - Week 5: Is your cashflow causing you sleepless nights?

Money is the oxygen that keeps your business alive, and is seen as the primary indicator of business health. Do...

Barrier to growth number 2:
Finance

Barrier to growth number 2: "It's too expensive"

How can you justify investment in the development of a strategy?