Financial Management

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

Smart Energy GB

How to get more control over your business budgeting 


What are virtual cards and should you be using them in your business?

The team at Airwallex explain what virtual cards are along with six ways that they can benefit your small business


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.


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

How to improve your working capital 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.

Business management

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.

Business Technology

How to keep your small business safe online

Here's how Security Service Edge from Vodafone can help to protect your SME from ever-increasing cyber threats

Business Technology

How to grow a global creative agency in record time

Find out how creative agency, Myth Studio, used technology to grow their business and quadruple their staff count in 18 months

Partner content

Attracting and keeping top talent through Total Reward

Employment benefits specialist, Drewberry, explain why you should base your benefits around a Total Reward Strategy

Partner content

5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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