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Key elements of a good credit management strategy

The key to managing the risk of non-payment is to have a strong credit management strategy that mitigates these risks and avoids greater cashflow loss…

How to overcome the risks of scaling up a business

Beware of scaling up too fast – research shows, high-growth start-ups have a 74 per cent failure rate due to premature scaling.

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The importance of trade credit insurance when money is tight

Trade credit insurance helps businesses protect their revenues and keep their cashflow healthy even if customers fail to pay.

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A sale is only a sale once payment is made

Trade credit insurance protect a business against losses, safeguaring its cashflow by covering the shortfall when customers don’t pay.

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Addressing the key financial challenges start-ups face

Top tips for entrepreneurs in overcoming the financial challenges so many start-ups face in the early days.

Economic trends to watch in 2019

There are many opportunities for small businesses in 2019 but it’s important to understand which of them should be seized.

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How small business can avoid concentration risk

The four perils of concentration risk for small businesses, and how they can be be avoided.

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The true cost of debt

When normal debt turns to bad debt it’s a sign that accounts receivable aren’t being managed effectively and you can quickly find yourself in trou…

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How to leverage emerging market opportunities with trade credit insurance

Trade credit insurance is an important tool that can minimise the risk of doing business in volatile regions or emerging markets.

Why you need to include trade credit insurance in your new FY budget

Trade credit insurance covers your losses if you don’t receive payment from your customers thereby offering you a safety net to trade confidently.

Managing debt collection for positive cashflow results

Delayed payments can affect a business because the longer the debts remain unpaid, the lower the likelihood that the outstanding amount will be fully …

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How to tell if a business customer is failing

10 key warning signs that suggest a potential customer is failing and isn’t worth the risk of doing business with.

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Why SMEs need trade credit insurance

Trade credit insurance acts is a crucial buffer for small-business owners against those who pay late or never pay at all.

Why businesses should think about credit insurance before EOFY

Implementing trade credit insurance will protect your business from the worst-case scenario.

How IT businesses can protect themselves financially in a competitive industry

Trade agreements, contracts and trade credit insurance are all strategies IT businesses can use to protect themselves against late payments.

How SMEs can overcome the potentially deadly impact of late payments

Avoid getting late payments that can impact on your business’s ability to remain operational.


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