Do you spend an average of 10 per cent of your day chasing late payments? Xero's Gary Turner explains what lies at the root of this systemic problem
Recently excavated ancient wooden tablets reveal that the problem of late payments is as old as trade itself. Samantha White, CEO of My Credit Controllers writes
Business accounting software has reduced the potential for errors, particularly following the introduction of the Real Time Information (RTI) legislation
Late payment is the long-standing scourge of growing businesses. John Atkinson, managing director at Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance, shares a checklist for businesses to get outstanding invoices paid on time, every time
The new national living wage is a step in the right direction, but the cost of living and job security are increasing concerns for the UK workforce
What will be in store for the Chinese currency in coming months?
With the start to the New Year everyone is conscious of their budgets. Being aware of the cost is the first step in being meticulous with your supplier selection.
EU rules around digital services have long been a source of disquiet: so how is a government reacting to the changes brought in on 1 January 2015?
SMEs are exposed to international exchange markets earlier than ever before: so are they ready for the challenges this brings?
Christmas can be an expensive time for small businesses for various reasons: so can you anticipate and reduce the season's financial impact?
There are numerous ways in which SMEs can claim financial incentive rewards for R&D investments: so why are so few doing so and how can we increase awareness?
As a sole trader, keeping an eye on your finances can sometimes prove tricky - particularly when you're already snowed under with the day-to-day running of your business.
Companies that work with a foreign supplier or who conduct business internationally require the use of a foreign exchange specialist: here Richard de Meo provides his top tips for successfully navigating volatility in the currency markets
Increased automation in accounting processes is allowing SME leaders to concentrate on growth and filling the Treasury's coffers
Fintech looks set to disrupt every financial sector you can think of: so how will its effects of increased automation be felt within wealth management?
With invoice fraud on the increase, here are some ways to spot the increasingly sophisticated techniques used and protect your business
Pound Sterling (GBP) exchange rate Could fall as inflation falls to -0.1%
Understanding foreign exchange is as complex as ever: so is hiring a commercial foreign exchange partner the way forward?
Hedging on foreign exchange rates can be a money-spinner for SMEs if done well: so how can you make sure you reap the benefits?
"When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life." Famed writer Samuel Johnson's famous quote may hold true in most respects, but for business survival, it might be time to look beyond the M25
The five largest banks in the UK control 90 per cent of the market. This may not be the case for long, with latest entrant OakNorth Bank on the warpath, growing exponentially every quarter. Founder Rishi Khosla speaks to GrowthBusiness on how it all began and what lies ahead for UK's entrepreneurs seeking finance
Most people are unaware that the 'gift' they are receiving can be seen as a bribe by a court of law. Here's how to keep your business on the right side of the legal system
The annual Directors’ Pay on AIM report is the most comprehensive review of directors’ remuneration on AIM available. It’s ideal for benchmarking your team’s salary, that of your organisation and even your own salary.