Risk Management

Knowing your customers and suppliers’ can help prevent...

Posted on Apr 30 2016 by
Knowing your customers and suppliers’ financial status is important. If you give or extend credit to customers, or your operations rely heavily on a few suppliers, their cash flow and operational problems can quickly become...

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SMEs Under Threat – Data breach and the true cost of p...

Posted on Apr 07 2016 by
Our third annual data breach preparedness study highlights a real lack of understanding among SMEs when it comes to quantifying the true cost of a data breach. Estimates fall critically short and would put the survival of many...

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How to build a healthy commercial credit score...

Posted on Apr 01 2016 by
Your commercial credit score could be one way in which lenders and other companies you do business with assess your financial stability and set payment terms for you. Your commercial credit report says a lot about your business,...

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New data sharing rules will help 50,000 smaller businesses...

Posted on Mar 28 2016 by
Following a Bank of England-commissioned report, changes will be made to credit data sharing rules. The change to the Principles of Reciprocity (PoR) allow trade credit providers who agree to share their sales ledger data to...

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Spring clean your business...

Posted on Mar 21 2016 by
Spring is upon us and so is the new Financial Year, there's no better way to step back from your business, recuperate, reorganise and refresh. Update your business plan Hopefully you established a business plan from the day you...

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Which consumers are most at risk of ID theft?...

Posted on Mar 16 2016 by
Our Mosaic classification system reveals a host of insights into which demographic groups within society are most targeted by fraudsters. Unsurprisingly, the relatively cash-rich City Prosperity segment continues to be the...

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Spike in neighbourhood ID thefts blunted by smart fraud anal...

Posted on Mar 07 2016 by
Postcode analysis of just one stretch of road hit by a sudden spike in ID thefts and related frauds, highlighted more than 20 detected incidents at a handful of homes in a neighbourhood, near Potters Bar, Hertfordshire. But...

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Preparing to successfully navigate through the new tax year...

Posted on Mar 02 2016 by
Cash flow is fundamental for any business, both for survival and future growth, but in today’s volatile economic climate, it can be difficult to keep on top of it all and maintain a positive cash flow. Research shows that...

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Credit check your customers to improve cash flow...

Posted on Feb 14 2016 by
Cash flow is the net amount of cash going in and out of the business. Positive cash flow indicates a company’s liquid assets are increasing, enabling it to settle debts, reinvest and give out dividends to shareholders. Cash...

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