Financial Management

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


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.


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.


Financial management is the biggest concern for small businesses

A quarter of British small businesses admit that day to day financial management is one of their biggest concerns.


CFOs focus on profitability and growth in 2017

Four in ten CFOs and financial directors aim to improve financial performance and grow margins in 2017.

Business management

Setting small business financial goals: Why and how you should do it

In this article, we look at how setting yourself a financial goal at the start of the year can be a great measurement of progress for your business.


Ten financial resolutions for a small business

Here are some top tips to keeping your small business finances in the best possible shape this year.


Could your approach to financial management make or break your business?

Mark Woolley discusses why poor financial management is putting even the brightest businesses at risk.


Six smart ways any small business can save money

Here are some insights to help small business owners from any industry to lower their overhead and still reach their target market.


How best to budget your business

How best to budget your business so that it doesn't affect your personal finances.

Startup Funding and Grants

Ten steps to producing a robust financial model for your company

Kevin Lonergan discusses how to present your company's financials in preparation for the scrutiny of investors.

Alternative finance

Are you a financially savvy small business owner?

Here, we look at some commonly-asked questions on small business finance and reveal some of the best solutions available for each situation.


Credit crunch: What does it mean for you?

In the current global economic climate, small business owners are likely to be concerned about the consequences of the credit crunch.

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Why you need a business bank account

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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How to create good cashflow habits

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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