improve cash flow

Treat the cause of late payments, not the symptoms

Late payments is a big problem for many organisations in the UK and its impact on those with fewer than 50 employees are typically twice as likely as large corporates. Many SMEs don’t manage or pay...

Blog - Jun 2016
Fraud, identity and the emerging Internet of Things

While we're not directly producing IoT “things,” we work with companies and organisations that do, to help them safeguard their customers and themselves from the impact of...

Blog - Jun 2016
Fraud costs UK economy £193 billion a year – equating…

New research shows fraud costs the UK economy £193 billion a year - equating to More than £6,000 lost per second every...

Blog - May 2016
Five invoicing mistakes to avoid

48 per cent of UK’s small to medium-sized businesses are frustrated with delayed payments reaching their business bank accounts, an online survey from YouGov and ACI Worldwide has found(1). 33 per...

Blog - May 2016
Top tips to safeguard security when plugging in to the…

We're offering advice for both businesses and individuals to help them improve security and manage the risks that come with using internet-enabled products - also known as the Internet of Things...

Blog - May 2016
Fraud increases by a fifth in one year

Large payments have been diverted and fraudsters have disappeared with the money. We are also seeing an increase in impersonations of the deceased within mortgage fraud. Fraudsters use the ID of...

Blog - May 2016
Knowing your customers and suppliers can help prevent cash flow…

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...

Blog - Apr 2016
Be energy smart and don’t waste money on energy bills

Energy bills are a significant cost to any business, especially so for small businesses where every penny counts. When sticking to budgets is a key financial target for your business, wasting money...

Blog - Apr 2016
Why should I be considering finance training and how can…

In the modern business world, it’s common to encounter pressure to perform better year-on-year and improve financial results. Even if you’re doing well already, the pressure is probably there. In...

Blog - Apr 2016
Reinvigorate and stimulate your cash flow

You’ve all heard it before, cash flow is king. Whether you’ve just set up your business or you’re an established and growing business, a constant flow of cash is key to running a successful...

Blog - Apr 2016
New regulation to give hope to SMEs rejected by banks…

In March’s Budget 2016, it was announced which three organisations would be the designated finance platforms under the Small and Medium Sized Business (Finance Platforms) Regulations 2015. The...

Blog - Apr 2016
New data sharing rules will help 50,000 smaller businesses

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...

Blog - Mar 2016