Cash Flow

The Cash Flow small business archive. Articles on how to manage effectively cashflow for SMEs and sole traders. Learn why it is important, how you can improve it and get tips on calculation and statements.

Partner content

Tide to empower small businesses to optimise cash flow with insights tool

Tide is introducing a Cashflow Insights tool to help small businesses mitigate delays in payment and improve their credit score

Business management

5 ways you can increase revenue by using your extra space

If you're looking for easy ways to boost your revenue, Bounce has five ways that could bring in more business and broaden your customer base


Small firms lost billions of pounds on unexpected contract renewals in 2020

Research from Superscript shows that businesses lost a huge sum last year thanks to sneaky auto-renewals on their contract services

Taking Payments

How to optimise cash flow with cashless payments

The phrase ‘cash is king’ has never been truer, but how can small businesses like yours ensure a healthy inflow of money to cover costs and make profits?

Smart Energy GB

How to manage your businesses cash flow more efficiently

Cash is always king for a business but during challenging trading periods such as Covid-19, managing the flow or money in and out becomes even more crucial.

Business management

9 steps to help you improve cash flow in your small business

Follow these handy tips from business account provider Cashplus to improve your cash flow and reducing those unwanted late payments


7 funding choices when it comes to financing your start-up

You’ve got some inspirational market insight and created the killer idea for a business. You can see where the revenue will come from, and with a healthy margin. But what about the investment you’ll need to get it up and running?


Two out of five small businesses will run out of cash within six weeks

Small business income expected to drop by 60% in April, with 70% of leisure and hospitality firms seeing revenue at all

Business management

6 tips for cash flow management during the coronavirus crisis

Mark Perrin shares advice for getting your cash flow in order before accessing the government's coronavirus financial help

Business management

Working capital explained: a guide for online marketplace businesses

A comprehensive guide to working capital for marketplace merchants, including definitions, best practices and top providers.

Small Business Banking

Small businesses using loans to manage cashflow, instead of investing

One in four small businesses borrow money for cashflow after late payments almost doubled to £23bn last year


SME owners have pumped £12k of their own cash into their businesses

SME owners have ploughed thousands of pounds into their businesses, but many still see them folding in the next five years

Masterclass Series

Open Banking

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, explores the benefits of Open Banking for small and medium-sized businesses

Partner content

PayFit raises €254M to continue transforming in-house payroll for SMEs

Now valued at €1.82B, PayFit aims to strengthen its position in its current markets

Masterclass Series

Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance

Masterclass Series

The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves