Ian Watkinson, from Clear Funding, says the culture of late payments is changing but, even so, companies need to take more control and explore ways in which they can take advantage of opportunities to access advance funding, should they be subjected to delays.
A new method for providing funding to small businesses has emerged. Enter Just Loans.
Unsecured loans are a popular way of getting funding for your business, because you don’t need to have valuable assets to use as security. However, because the risk is higher, unsecured loans can be more difficult to arrange, which has important implications for smaller businesses particularly. Let’s have a look at unsecured loans, and some […]
Posted on 20th December 2016 in Finance.
The EU referendum result has created a lot of talk about uncertainty for smaller digital businesses who are looking closer at how they manage their cash flow. Two big problems that firms in this space suffer from are their invoices being paid late and difficulty in accessing working capital.
Posted on 18th November 2016 in Finance.
Prospective investors usually require business plans as a first step to assess an investment opportunity. In this way, a business plan serves as a means of communicating a new business venture’s potential to an investor in a logical, accessible, and consistent manner.
Cash flow complications are commonplace for creative businesses, who wait on average 72 days to receive payment from clients. Paul Haydock CEO at DueCourse offers insights into cash flow complications and alternative finance for creative business.
Posted on 25th October 2016 in Finance.
Applying for a loan with a major bank can be a weeks-long process — so getting a ‘no’ at the end of all that effort can make you feel helpless. Perhaps you wanted a loan to gear up for an exciting new customer, or maybe it was to cover an unexpectedly large cost. If so, […]
Posted on 20th October 2016 in Finance.
While access to bank overdrafts may be dwindling, a new generation of innovative financiers is helping SMEs to thrive.
Posted on 13th October 2016 in Finance.
Few people start up a business so that they can do paperwork! Spending time recording what’s going on in your business takes you away from doing business! However, keeping business records – bookkeeping – is a necessary part of business life because it’s a legal requirement. HMRC will soon be knocking at your door if […]
One of the most common terms that I come across at work today is “SaaS”, software-as-a-service. It’s particularly prevalent in webexpenses as we are a “SaaS” business. We all know the impact that cloud technology has had on the business world, our delivery model has been born from this technology and our licensing is based […]
Posted on 10th October 2016 in Finance.
Your business needs cash to thrive, there is no way around this. So what can you do to make sure you don’t suffer the same fate of failure that four out of ten small businesses experience in the UK?
Sadly, late payment is a fact of life now for businesses of every size. More than a quarter of small and medium-sized enterprises in the UK suffer from bad debt to the extent that they have had to write off money in the past year. Non-payment of invoices can occur due to customer insolvency, payment default […]