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How to handle debt so you always get paid on time

If your customers owe you money, the faster you’re able to obtain it using effective collection tactics, the better. Ideally, you want to reduce the chance of bad debts and pressure on your business’s cash flow. It can be easy...

Changing your business model

Your current business model is the way your business earns money. A change in your business model can bring substantially more income – sometimes for less work and lower overhead costs. Technologies and markets change at an ever-increasing rate, opening...

How to raise capital for your business

Before you go down the path of seeking capital from outside your business, identify any other ways of raising capital. For example, do you have any savings (either in the business or you personally) that you could use? If you...

Service pricing calculator

Use the Service pricing calculator to calculate materials, overheads and labor to work out the price you should charge for your services. Download the Service pricing calculator

Cash flow forecast

Use the cash flow forecast template to compile a document that you can continue to use to measure your business’s health and progress. The template is split into two sections, “Sales” and “Less Payments”. Enter your sales figures into the...

How to scale your business for growth

Growing a business is one of the most fundamental goals for all small business owners. Successful businesses are those that are always looking for opportunities to grow and making the most of them. What is scalable growth? Scalable growth involves...

Which accounting software fits your business best?

Accounting software is readily available at brick-and-mortar and online stores alike. As with any business decision, you’ll want to make sure to select accounting software that is a good fit for your business. Use these tips to choose the right...

Key management skills to grow your business

Most small business owners start out with a good business idea but little concept of what it takes to manage and grow a business. But you can learn and improve your management skills as your business grows. While there isn’t...