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Four simple ways to manage and improve your cash flow

Is your bank balance keeping you awake at night? You should know you’re not alone! A 2017 study from Barclaycard showed that a whopping 63% of SME decision makers worry about their business’ cash flow. That’s a lot of sleepless people. Cash is king in any business. We hear this expression over and over again […]

Invoice

Get your invoices right and get paid faster

Invoicing is a critical part of any business’s processes. Without invoices your customers won’t know how much and when they need to pay you. And without any money coming in, your business won’t survive for long! Being a small business owner often means too much to do and too little time. Yet it’s worth making […]

Are you selling your stuff or giving it away?

Someone wants to buy your stuff… yippee! A cause for celebration for sure. What do you do next? You give them your stuff and then wait for them to pay you. Unless of course you’re a business who takes cash with an order. In which case there’s no need to read any further! Trusting to […]

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It’s a Question of Trust

I’ve had a very busy first month learning how to run a business and networking with some great people. It’s been lovely to meet lots of new people and hear about their businesses, and the stories behind them. One thing that has become very clear, from talking about what I do and why I do […]

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Show me the Money!

Did you know that a third of payments to small businesses are received, on average, 30 days late? And the average value of each late payment is £6,142? Or that around one in five businesses had to write off unpaid invoices as bad debt in the last year, with an estimated average loss of £31,330? […]