The Cash Flow News Weekly

So, what’s been making headlines in cash flow news this week?  It seems to be all about the energy sector… British energy giants BP are telling us that their profits are down 23% due to a drop in contribution from its Russian business; however its cash flows are swelling resulting in share price increase – an interesting one:  profits down, cash up, share price up – what does that tell you!! Click here to read more. Shell are also facing decreasing profits with a 44% plummet, however not all is bad as they also seem to be … Continue reading

The Cash Flow News Weekly

So, what’s been happening in the news this week? Economia Magazine gives cashflow tips Economia, a Business, Tech and Economics magazine, has published an article quoting a recent study by BBA, which found that lending by banks to SMEs fell in 80% of UK postcodes.  As well as this it was also found that larger corporations were taking advantage of their position, taking longer to play suppliers.  To help combat this, Economia gave their tips for SMEs to keep an eye on their cashflow. Among the tips covered were: the importance of nurturing a relationship … Continue reading

Simply Cashflow Special: Detroit

A few weeks ago we reported on Detroit and its cash flow issues (read our original report here). The city – the most populous in the state of Michigan – had been overspending by over $100 million per year, leaving it with $18 billion of debt. Detroit was once a symbol of the sheer power of US industry, and was known as the world’s automotive centre – earning it the nicknames “Motor City” and “City of Champions.” The city’s auto industry even played its part in World War II, supporting the Allied powers. However, between … Continue reading

The Cash Flow News Weekly

So, what’s in the news this week? UAE worried about cash flow Recent findings suggest that almost 3 in 10 Chief Financial Officers in Abu Dhabi and Dubai have cited cash flow as their biggest concern. The main reasons given were customer / client insolvencies, competitor pricing and low margins, slow paying customers and higher business expenditures. The Director of Robert Half UAE said, “Cash flow clearly remains a priority for finance leaders, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)… With SMEs contributing to the UAE’s fiscal growth, job creation and economic well-being, it is essential … Continue reading

The Cash Flow News Weekly

This week we looked at some of the businesses making or breaking the bank….  Nokia acquires Siemens Phone manufacturer Nokia has announced it will buy out flailing phone company Siemens – under new ownership, the business is expected to perform more effectively, and provide cash flow for Nokia.   Oil Well helps increase cash flow Golden Gate Petroleum has struck, well, gold – with a well in Louisiana that is producing oil at rates expected to reach 370 per day. This will generate around $27,000 extra per month for the company.   Kohlberg & Co. … Continue reading