The Cash Flow News Weekly

What’s been going on in the news this week? Read on to find out! Start-Up Smart Offers Cash Flow Tips Australian small business advice and information website Start Up Smart has offered their top tips for the management of cash flow, even saying, “Cash is King, but it does not reign alone!” Their tips included managing available stock effectively, shopping around for the best-value creditors, and – of course – forecasting your cash flow. They had this to say on the matter: “There is no doubt that cash is the life blood of every start-up … Continue reading

The Cash Flow News Weekly

What’s been happening in the small business news this week? Read on to find out more!   Twitter offers advertising for SMEs Twitter has opened up its ‘self-serve’ advertising platform to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the UK, Ireland and Canada – the first countries outside America to benefit from the valuable ad space. In the past, non US-based companies have had to develop a working relationship with Twitter in order to buy adverts from the site. This meant that it was mainly only large companies who¬†benefited. “All you need is a Twitter account … Continue reading

The Cash Flow News Weekly

So, what’s been in the news this week? Barratts In Administration Two weeks ago we reported on Barratts Shoes and their cash flow wrries – however it has now been confirmed that they company has entered administration. The company – whose first administration was in 2009, and the second in 2011 – has appointed Duff & Phelps as administrator. The firm said it was reviewing the company’s financial position, as well as seeking a sale of the business. “at this stages, redundencies and/or store closures cannot be ruled out,” they commented. Philip Duffy of Duff … Continue reading

The Cash Flow News Weekly

What’s been going on in the last week? The Guardian Shares Business Owners’ Cash Flow Tips The Guardian compiled some cash flow tips given by business owners – in their ‘top 10 tips’ they cited agreeing clear payment terms with clients, speedy invoicing and simplifying the payment process for customers – but cash flow forecasting came out on top. Agnes Cserhati of AC Powercoaching estimated that 90% of the businesses she worked with do not have a cash flow plan from day one – a common reason, she said, for business failure. “if your cash … Continue reading