HSBC deems 2014 a ‘turning point’ for British businesses

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This year has been named as a “turning point” for British businesses, based on research carried out by financial services provider HSBC.


How to ask for money from customers

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Asking for money from clients can be difficult to navigate, especially when they are late paying an invoice or being evasive. However following these tips can help you ask for your money whilst maintaining your relationship with the customer and getting the best possible outcome for yourself.

 

One in five insolvencies are due to late payment

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A fifth of all insolvencies are caused by cash flow problems arising from late payment of invoices, according to R3, the Association of Business Recovery Professionals.


How to invoice properly

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 Invoicing is an essential part of ensuring you maintain your business’s cash flow. If you  carried out the correct procedure when you opened the account then you should be able to invoice accurately as you will have the correct name and address.

Ministry of Justice promises no more ‘cowboy bailiffs’

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Changes to the Tribunals, Courts & Enforcement Act 2007 introduced on April 6th aim to ensure bailiffs are not able to treat debtors unfairly, such as by removing essential goods from their homes.

 

FLA reports double-digit growth in consumer finance

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The latest data from the Finance & Leasing Association shows strong growth across the board in new consumer finance business during February 2014.

 

How to invoice properly – and promptly

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Invoicing is a headache for many people in business, but if you can’t keep track of customer payments, you risk looking unprofessional and losing substantial amounts of would-be profit.

 

UKTI Export Week puts British SMEs on the map

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SMEs across the country are being urged to get involved in UK Trade & Investment’s Export Week, which is taking place now until April 11th.

 

Steps to prevent non-payment – webinar

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We are holding a free webinar on the 30th April at 12.00pm entitled Steps to prevent non-payment. This short webinar is aimed at small to medium businesses in the construction industries and will look at how to ensure you are paid in full and on time for your hard work.

 

What can I do if my company is at risk of Insolvency?

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Here are the non-statutory options open to directors of companies that are at risk of going into insolvent liquidation.

 

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