Late Payment

The Late Payment archive.

Accounts & Tax

The essential guide to managing small business cash flow

In this guide, in association with Fleximize, we take a look at one of the most critical issues for small business owners: managing cash flow.

Accounts & Tax

Late payments trend to get worse for UK SMEs

Survey of 80,000 invoices from UK businesses reveals stark findings for SMEs coping with late payments.

Business management

How to tackle the SME slow payment problem

Here, Fiona Tee, CFO of Currencycloud, explains how SMEs can tackle late payments and cash flow.

Accounts & Tax

Calling in your debts and chasing late payments

Whether you’re established or have recently set up a company, cash flow can often be a finely-tuned part of the business, as we discover here.

Legal advice

Pre-action Protocol: What small businesses need to know

Here, Peter Gardner of Spratt Endicott Solicitors discusses Pre-Action Protocol, or PAP, which sets out specific rules that should be followed if you intend to take customers to court for an unpaid debt.

Accounts & Tax

UK’s late payments culture impacting four in ten businesses

A new report identifies liabilities associated with late payments culture spanning jobs, innovation and investment for medium-sized businesses.

Accounts & Tax

SMEs urged to automate to help offset time of late payments

Clear Books is urging SMEs to automate processes such as credit control, payments and receipts to help save time spent late payments.


Can the new small business commissioner tackle late payments?

A new small business commissioner is appointed to tackle late payments, yet just two per cent of micro-businesses believe he will.

Accounts & Tax

SMEs suffering because of culture of slow payments in UK

An ingrained culture of slow payments and cashflow issues is causing major problems for small businesses.


Late payments not just a smaller business issue

Late payments is a chronic issue for business of all shapes and sizes, and research from Ultimate Finance reveals new insight about the impact it’s having on SMEs.


Late payments cause UK SMEs to miss out on over £250 billion

Report from Siemens Financial Services shows that late payments cause UK SMEs to miss out on over £250 billion of liquid cash flow.


Late payments costing UK SMEs more than £2 billion a year

Latest figures show that SMEs are now owed £14.2 billion – down from £30.2 billion five years ago, adding up to £2.16 billion a year.

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