Cashflow management


The 10 biggest issues facing start-ups in 2013: #1 Cashflow

7:49PM | Friday, 5 July 2013 |  Cashflow is a massive issue for most start-ups and SMEs. Here are seven tips to help you deal with your cashflow peaks and troughs.

Payment systems not keeping up with new generation of online start-ups

5:00AM | Thursday, 30 May 2013 |  A new generation of entrepreneurs are seeking new online sales payment systems, the founder of an Australian start-up says, as the Commonwealth Bank suggests regulators may have to examine the move by tech giants into financial services.

What happens if I lose my main client?

1:00AM | Tuesday, 3 January 2012 |  Because it's easier to lose a client than it is to lose a job, you should start looking for more customers.

The cashflow Grinch that could steal your Christmas

10:35PM | Wednesday, 31 October 2012 |  In the past couple of days, Taskmaster’s little helpers – the operations manager, the account managers and our accountant – have all been assembled in the meeting room to confront a potential crisis: Christmas.

10 business safety nets every soloist should put in place

10:21PM | Wednesday, 31 October 2012 |  The high wire act of running your own business is made a little easier by knowing you have some safeguards in place. BY TOM McKASKILL.

When using an overseas supplier, what quality control processes should I use?

4:17PM | Thursday, 21 April 2011 |  For a number of important reasons, the very best way to manage quality control is to work with your suppliers.

Look at recurring revenue

6:00AM | Wednesday, 6 June 2012 |  One of the worst things that can happen in business is that your customers become one-offs. They buy, then they’re gone. So think outside the square in order to generate recurring revenue.

How can I ensure my sales can support a large capital investment?

4:05AM | Monday, 30 April 2012 |  It is always vital to do your research, forecast your cashflow and test your assumptions before you invest.

Business on notice after ATO flags insolvency spike

1:28PM | Wednesday, 4 January 2012 |  Insolvency practitioners have put businesses on notice after the Australian Taxation Office said it was preparing for a new wave of business closures and taxpayer bankruptcies this year.

$1 starting price for iPhone app highlights developers’ struggles

1:20PM | Wednesday, 4 January 2012 |  A mobile app developer is selling his iPhone app on eBay for a starting price of $1 to escape the costs associated with the app, suggesting the market is becoming less viable for smaller players.