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Tips for managing late payers

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 09:58

Category: Credit Report

Chasing a late payment can feel like the most awkward of jobs for the small business owner. It’s hard to get the balance right between wanting to stay on the good side of the client while looking after your cash flow.

But careful management of your debtors by seizing control of this process should be your priority. These tips show you how to capitalise on a wealth of information now available on your debtors to help avoid those awkward conversations and get paid faster.

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SMEs warned: Protect your business and register on the PPSR

Mon, 30/01/2017 - 16:12

With more than 25,000 businesses becoming insolvent in Australia each year, securing their assets using the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) – a single, national online register of financial security interests – should be a top priority for small business operators.
 
Unfortunately, a significant number of SMEs don’t understand the process. Assets are not being correctly registered on the PPSR – which can lead to potentially catastrophic results.

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Why is it a good idea to keep an eye on your Business' Credit File?

Thu, 18/08/2016 - 16:07

Many credit providers rely on business credit reports to aid their decision making when assessing applications for credit.

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Managing Credit History for Small Businesses

Thu, 18/08/2016 - 16:04

Small business owners have a lot on their minds, especially when they are in the crucial first stages of establishment, and again when they start to think about expanding. The attraction of starting up or taking over a small business is the ability to bring a novel idea to the market and be responsible for the direction of your own career.

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Are You Thinking about Expanding Your Small Business?

Thu, 18/08/2016 - 16:01

Following the announcement of the new Federal Budget, there has been a lot of information for businesses to digest. Fortunately, amongst the changes made, there is good news for Australian small businesses looking to upgrade their capabilities.

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How Can I Manage My Business Credit Profile?

Thu, 18/08/2016 - 15:57

Running a business is no small feat: it requires passion and perseverance, as well as a good head for the market. As an owner or manager, you'll be juggling responsibilities for the business' daily operations, as well as planning for the future.

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Do You Know Who You Are (Really) Trading With?

Thu, 18/08/2016 - 15:42

Why it pays to know the facts and figures before signing on the dotted line on your next business agreement.

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Become a Business that Adjusts According to Risk

Thu, 18/08/2016 - 15:34

Businesses rely on customers being able to pay their money, when it’s due. So how can you understand all the risks, and make the changes to strengthen your business?

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5 Steps You Can Take When A Business Stops Paying

Thu, 18/08/2016 - 15:30

We all know a hard day’s work deserves good pay but, sadly, things are not always that simple. So what can you actually do when a business stops paying?