Managing Cashflow

The Managing Cashflow archive. Articles and guides on how small businesses can manage effectively cashflow. Learn why it is important, how to improve it and get expert advice on tax, accounts and software to help you with the necessary calculating and forecasting jobs.

Accounts & Tax

15 ways to improve cash flow

Here, we present some top tips for start-ups and SMEs on how to improve your processes and manage your cash flow smartly.

Small Business Banking

Five tips to get started taking card payments

Andy Macauley, chief operating officer of Handepay, gives some concise pointers to taking card payments

Accounts & Tax

Debt recovery explained – a guide for your small business

Commercial debt recovery: how can I help myself and what do I need from a third-party collections business?

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

Accounts & Tax

Small business lifeline? Large companies to appoint late-payment tsar

The Business Secretary will oversee the drive to ensure big businesses pay smaller suppliers.

Accounts & Tax

Late payments are declining – but SMEs are still owed £80,000 on average

More businesses were paid on time in Q4 2018 but chasing late payments is still a major issue across all sectors. Here's what you can do.

Accounts & Tax

Here’s how you use free software to manage cash flow

A reader asks how they can use free software (with no monthly fee) to manage cash flow in their property business which is seasonal.

Accounts & Tax

Cash flow management for small businesses

The following are some of the steps you can take in order to kick start an effective financial and cash flow management plan.


Tech businesses combine to tackle SME cashflow issues

Two fintech firms are collaborating to help SMEs not only identify an impending cashflow crisis, but also deliver the funding required to return them to health.


Every penny counts: How to reduce unnecessary spending in business

Here, Richard Stonier of Tally explains three ways to reduce unnecessary spending in business.

Accounts & Tax

Why quick action is key for small business cash flow management

Martin Atkins, partner and head of business services at Menzies LLP, discusses the finer points of cash flow management as a small business.


Summer holiday heat sparks cashflow issues for SMEs

Opus energy has put together the top five tips for managing cashflow issues throughout the summer.

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

Partner content

5 tools to help monetise your content in 2022

We explore five online tools that you can use to help you monetise your content in 2022

Partner content

Tooling up for hybrid

Equipping your people with the best technologies for the hybrid workplace

Partner content

Securing your business in the hybrid workplace

Ensure your business is prepared for the increasing threat of cybercrime