In this week’s Business Finance Bulletin I look at how small businesses continue to suffer from cashflow problems due to late payments. Surveys from the Asset Based Finance Association and BACS reveal the extent to which SMEs are being held back by late payment… find out how.
Poor cashflow has led to businesses falling behind in VAT repayments; with insights from specialist finance lender LDF showing how overdue VAT is on the up, this is one example of the impact of late payment.
In its quest to improve access to advice and finance I have news on the government’s revamp of its Great Business website and of £10m lent by the British Business Bank to Ratesetter for on-lending to individuals.
In the Business Finance Tip of the Week I have a guest tip from Steve White of Thornbury Collection Services on the excuses businesses trot out when they are overdue on payments.
I wanted to thank you for such an insightful, energetic, and entertaining talk at the Kevin Green Wealth event on securing funding and creating a successful plan. It was brilliantly executed and a pleasure to listen to and the ideas I’ve learned are definitely going to help me in going forward.
Further to your recent presentation at LEAD Wales just wanted to say it was very refreshing to see somebody talk passionately and positively about finance, very insightful!
Rob kindly agreed to attend the recent Pontypridd RFC sponsors networking evening and delivered what can only be described as an excellent talk on 5 Tactics to Boost Your Business and Your Profits. He kept the audience engaged throughout and the feedback from everyone was excellent. Rob is very knowledgeable on business and finance and on top of that is a genuine nice guy. We hope to have him back at a future event and I have no hesitation in recommending Rob’s services.
Rob delivered a series of 3 workshops aimed at understanding how finance houses look at finance propositions with the aim for us as a team to deliver more of a bespoke offering to our customer base. The training was delivered to a mixture of staff who work with new businesses start-ups and existing established businesses across Mid & South West Wales. Rob delivered the training with an abundance of passion and has really helped my team look at financial propositions in a different light, many thanks again Rob and I look forward to work with you in the near future.
Hi Rob, it was so interesting and entertaining listening to you at the Kevin Green Wealth Coach Workshop in Reading this weekend! I didnt realise you can find Finance proposals such fun!. Brilliant tips! Thanks.