Financial Management

Articles, news and advice on financial management topics for UK SMEs.

Accounts & Tax

The basics of cash flow forecasts for small businesses

We take a look at the basics of cash flow forecasts for small businesses. By reading it, you’ll have everything you need to get started.

Accounts & Tax

The importance of financial reporting for small business owners

We explain the three key financial statements and how you can use them to spot trends, improve cash flow and manage debt

Business management

Working capital: how to improve your situation

Anand Srinivasan outlines what working capital is and how you can improve yours in a few simple steps.

Business management

Hidden business costs to be aware of when starting a business venture

Here, we look at the hidden costs that entrepreneurs should keep on top off when starting up and running a business.

Business management

Ways to help your small business save money

Financing your small business is a crucial part to success, but it can be difficult for owners to save money. Here are some tips.

Employing & managing staff

Three ways to foster financial stability in your workforce

Your employees’ financial lives are largely hidden from your view, and for good reason. After all, it’s none of your business how they spend their money or their time outside of the workplace, or whether or not they have financial problems.


SMEs trying to squeeze financial management into 3.6 hours a month

Britain’s 5.3 million strong army of sole traders and micro businesses estimate they’re spending the equivalent of 2.5 million working days each month on finance management.


Current pace of finance threatens corporate agility, report shows

Chief finance officers must accelerate reporting and analysis to increase agility and keep up with the current pace, study shows.


Why small to medium-sized companies need promotional risk management

Small companies need to learn from the mistakes of larger businesses who don't pay attention to promotional risk management.


SMEs missing out on valuable time due to finance management

Soldo survey of 1,200 UK businesses reveals employees spend an average of 4.1 hours each week on invoicing, accounting, expenses, and budgeting.

Accounts & Tax

The fundamentals of financial management for small businesses

In this piece, we present a list of tips such as understanding your cash flow, standard book-keeping practice, and how to write a business plan.

Accounts & Tax

Essential money management tips for new businesses

Here are some top tips to help you master all things money management and allowing you to focus on what you do best.

Partner content

16 ways to improve your business cash flow

Read here for 16 tried and tested tips and tricks to improve potential cash flow problems

Partner content

Agility – the new rocket fuel for today’s SMBs

How Microsoft Teams is helping small businesses stay nimble

Partner content

Six ways to boost your small company’s culture with technology

Getting the most from Microsoft Teams to help build a common purpose and connection within your business

Partner content

Five ways to boost SMB cyber defence so you can focus on growth

Want to boost your cybersecurity? Check out these five ways to strengthen your defences against attacks