- 09 Aug
How To Improve Your Business Cash Flow
How To Improve Your Business Cash Flow
Three simple steps to improve the cash flow of your company are explained in this short explainer video:
Additional Help With Your Cash Flow
For further help improving the cash flow of your business, we have some additional resources that will be of interest.
Firstly we have an article which explains 10 steps that you can take to increase cash flow.
Secondly, if you are looking for a cash injection into your business, please see our guide to invoice finance, which explains how these working capital financing products can dramatically improve the cash position of your company.
To see the detail of how the funding generated by factoring affects your company cash flow forecast, see this example: The Effect Of Factoring On A Cash Flow Forecast.
Lastly, please see our article: How To Increase Working Capital.
- 27 Mar
Avoid The Queues - Personal Service Business Funding
The launch of the Government's Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) on Monday will have been a welcome lifeline for many UK businesses.However, we have heard some reports of:Despite these issues we hope that it will help many UK businesses get through this crisis.There are alternative forms of funding, such as invoice finance facilities, available from a broad range of...
- 23 Mar
How To Get Invoice Finance During UK Lockdown
Are you concerned about needing to arrange business finance in the event of a UK wide lock down?We are still able to help you arrange, and use, an invoice finance (or factoring) facility, even if there is a full lock down in the UK, due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. Funding can be in your bank account within a few days.APPLY ONLINE NOWAt the present time, due to the outbreak of coronavirus,...
- 10 Mar
Funding Big Services Contracts Relating To Novel Coronavirus
As expected the Government's preparations for a novel coronavirus epidemic in the UK have led to big contracts being placed for support services. In some cases these government contractors will require additional funding.We have been speaking to a communications company that have been awarded a multi-million pound contract to provide communications services, relating to the coronavirus...
- 06 Mar
Sales Finance For Hand Gel Sanitiser & Hand Wash Orders In Wake Of Coronavirus
As the hysteria around the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) across the UK continues, there are news reports that items are being rationed by some pharmacy chains such as Boots and LloydsPharmacy (BBC News 03/03/20).These appear to include items such as:I have heard local reports from friends that they have been visiting different shops to try and find hand gels and hand wash. It appears that some...
- 03 Mar
Financing Large Orders For Coronavirus Preparations
Concerns about Coronavirus (CoV or COVID-19) affecting the UK have been rising on the back of media reports, despite some statistics suggesting that the threat may not be as significant as that from normal seasonal flu and other diseases. Regardless of the situation, the Government is taking action.Concern about the virus formerly known as “2019 novel coronavirus" has resulted in the...
- 02 Dec
Help With The Christmas Payments Slowdown
Christmas is only a few weeks away again, and it is now that many businesses will begin to notice the annual Christmas payments slowdown. This is when customers can take longer to pay.This can be due to:The impact on the cash flow of suppliers can be a problem. If customers don't pay as promptly as they should, or have previously, you won't have the cash coming in to meet your own creditor...
- 24 Oct
Are Cash Flow Constraints Stopping Businesses Taking Orders?
Marketinvoice published some research in Finance Monthly, that indicates that some 87% of businesses may be stopped from taking on potential orders, due to cash flow constraints. That's a large percentage to be turning away business, at a time when our economy is experiencing little growth in GDP (Gross Domestic Product - the key measure of economic growth).There continues to be, what I would...
- 03 Oct
Why Do Profitable Businesses Sometimes Have Cash Flow Problems?
Why do profitable businesses sometimes have cash flow problems? The answer, is because profitability and good cash flow are not the same thing. Whilst it is more likely that your cash flow will be good if your are profitable, it is far from a certainty.The reason that profitable businesses can still have cash flow problems is to do with how quickly their customers pay, versus how quickly they...
- 27 Sep
How To Increase Working Capital
This is a short article about how to increase working capital within your business.RAISE WORKING CAPITALWorking capital (WC), in financial terms, is the amount by which the current assets of a business exceed its current liabilities. Current assets, or short term assets are the:Current liabilities are all creditors that are due to be paid with a year.The calculation is as follows:In practical...