Not being in control of your business’ finance can be a frightening thought. Working on credit, trying to meet payroll and tax commitments plus trying to invest back into the business to grow, creates an uncomfortable situation.
Over the past two or more years the biggest challenge for small to medium businesses is getting enough cash to effectively run the business. It’s not uncommon for a profitable business to have cashflow problems, and this is especially true when new growth and sales opportunities come up.
Customer invoice finance and bank overdrafts both provide cash to help businesses fund their day to day operating expenses, however there are some major differences. Here is an explanation on how they vary to help you decide what is best for you.
Financing a business through its receivable invoices is not a new concept. In fact, its roots can be traced to over 4,000 years ago when the foundations were laid in Ancient Mesopotamia.
Have you noticed the term Fintech has slid itself into everyday use, but you still aren’t quite sure what it means?
Profit is not Cashflow. It sounds obvious but many small businesses rely heavily on their Profit and Loss to assess their Cashflow position. However this only provides part of the picture.