Cashflow management


Stocks plummet as top Aussie entrepreneurs lose out

8:12PM | Monday, 8 August 2011 |  Some of Australia's richest entrepreneurs saw their wealth shrink as stocks tumbled by 2.9% at home, while Wall Street slumped by 6%.

Stocking up on tax savings

8:11PM | Monday, 8 August 2011 |  If you are in the process of finalising your end of financial year accounts and calculating your tax position, keep in mind any tax options that are available to you which can save you tax.

Examine your debtors list

8:49PM | Monday, 8 August 2011 |  With global financial markets in turmoil, sorting out your cashflow is paramount.

Brown Sugar downfall highlights shifting consumer habits

8:17PM | Friday, 5 August 2011 |  Mid-range fashion chain Brown Sugar has become the latest victim of the tough retail climate by entering into voluntary administration, with experts claiming that older demographics are driving the downturn.

Retail sales fall as global conditions spook consumers

8:36PM | Wednesday, 3 August 2011 |  Retail sales fell unexpectedly in June as consumers remain nervous about the global economy – a sentiment also being felt by the business sector, particularly SMEs.

Spotting dodgy credit providers

8:43PM | Tuesday, 2 August 2011 |  With start-ups continuing to struggle to secure finance from reliable sources such as banks, the need to ensure you are getting a genuinely good deal for your funding is now more pressing than ever.

Tax breaks on the agenda for October forum

7:44PM | Friday, 29 July 2011 |  Tax breaks and personal tax changes are on the cards for October’s tax forum, but not all industry groups are happy about how the summit is being handled or who is invited.

Small firms waver on payment terms: D&B

7:12PM | Wednesday, 27 July 2011 |  Small businesses recorded a deterioration in the time they take to pay invoices in the past 12 months, a new Dun & Bradstreet report reveals.

Tourism firms facing fatal “triple whammy”, industry group claims

7:31PM | Tuesday, 26 July 2011 |  The carbon tax, high Australian dollar and declining domestic tourism numbers will be a fatal combination for tourism operators, the Australian Tourism Export Council claims.

Small business sales jump 6.6%: Report

7:57PM | Tuesday, 26 July 2011 |  Small business sales improved in June to be 6.6% higher year-on-year, according to an ANZ report, although non-retail and service sector small businesses continue to outperform those in retail.