The Cash flow News Weekly!

Happy Monday everyone!  To help fight the Monday blues we have another Cashflow News Weekly for all our wonderful readers.  This week great news for small businesses! Scotland Bibby Financial Services – Invoice Finance company, with offices across the UK and internationally, reports increased lending by 40% for Scottish businesses over the last 12 months. BFS has lent over £25m to small Scottish companies. Why you might be asking yourselves?  Well, the company aims to offer small businesses improved cash flow and support within their ambitions to expand! But wait, there’s more great news! Bibby Financial Services have also … Continue reading

Dr. Who’s Business Lessons

In Celebration of the brilliant Peter Capaldi being announced as the new Doctor Who, we took a look at some of the business – and life – lessons Doctor Who could teach you. Any lessons you’ve learned and want to add? Tweet us!   Always see the sunny side When things go belly-up, remain cheerful – a bright, sunny attitude could actually mean you respond to problems more effectively. Keep a sense of humour, too! But… When it comes to it, fight a good fight We’re not saying look for trouble, but if trouble finds … 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

The Cash Flow News Weekly

This week in the Cash Flow News…   George Osborne Announces Spending Cuts Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne unveiled plans for a variety of spending cuts across the board. In a statement to MPs, he commented that “while recovery from such a deep recession can never be straightforward, Britain is moving out of intensive care, and from rescue to recovery.” Osborne announced in his March Budget that current spending would have to be cut by £11.5 billion – 8.5%. The austerity will lead to the loss of pay rises for civil servants and winter fuel payments … Continue reading