5 reasons you should Consider government as a customer

Many businesses consider working with government to grow and build a sustainable revenue base. However, a large number also shy away from tendering for these contracts because they are unsure the government will engage with them.

Plugging the holes

Running a business can be a time-consuming occupation, and once all of the daily minutiae is under control it can leave little time to worry about managing cash flow properly, let alone optimising it.

Picking the right accountant

Hiring the right accountant can be a difficult task. While having one is absolutely essential to sustaining the health of any growing business, it’s crucial that their values and goals are aligned with yours as a business owner, and that the relationship you develop is one that proffers the best...

Is your business ready to grow?

I think the vast majority of business owners would agree that their most common shared goal is to grow their business. Whether this is on a very large national or international scale, or a smaller, local scale, the aim is to achieve growth nonetheless. In saying this however, it is crucial that...

Australia's Late Payment Culture

According to the latest research data from Illion, Australia’s late payments are at a historic low, with an average of 10.4 days late. This means that, at the best we’ve ever been, Australian businesses are still receiving their payments almost 11 days overdue. And that’s on top of their already...

5 Reasons improving your cash flow is worth a another look

I’m sure, as a business owner, you hear all the time about the importance of cash flow. About how cash flow is the lifeblood of your business. About how much better your world would be if you had “more cash flow”. If you had “better cash flow”. If you “optimised your cash flow”.

Playing in the Majors

  If you’re a wholesaler or manufacturer, landing a deal supplying a major retailer can potentially mean your business is reaching a new level. However, if not properly prepared for, this opportunity it can break your business. The often dramatic increase in demand for your products or services can...

A CULTURAL WAR

  Peel back the layers and it’s simply about culture. Kenneth Hayne’s royal commission report into misconduct in the banking, superannuation and financial services industry clearly states the interests of Australian customers have been sacrificed for short-term profits. The underlying culture of...

Why Cash flow Is Your Lifeline

  Cash is the only life and death issue for your business. There are many important things in your business to worry about – people, products, service – but these are all important because they impact cash. It doesn’t matter how much money might be coming in the future if you don’t have enough to...