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Managing cash flow

Understanding cash flow is the key to running a successful small business. Good cash flow management will help ensure your business runs smoothly and it gives you the insight to keep on top of your business’ financial health. Our range of cash flow management resources below can help you learn how to get a better understanding of your cash flow numbers and uncover opportunities to help improve the running of your business.

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Fleet management: deciding which vehicle to buy

If you’re considering buying a fleet of vehicles, trucks, trailers or buses for your business it’s important you make the right investment. Find out more about the issues to consider during the decision making process such as buying new versus old.

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Case study: Financing a fleet of trucks, trailers or buses

When buying a fleet of vehicles, trucks, trailers or buses financing is a popular option for businesses in the transport and logistics industry. Victorian Touring Coaches’ co-owner discusses how trucks, trailer and bus financing was the logical choice for his business.

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Manage your business’s risk profile

You’ve built a business you’re proud of—but market volatility can bring it all crashing down. Learn how to manage market risks to your business.

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Getting the right FX solution

Whether you’re a big business or a small operator, ensuring you have the right FX solution is important. Find out which products work best for your business.

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Creating a cash reserve

Discover the benefits of creating a cash reserve and get some tips on how to create one for your own business.

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Budget sales forecast template

Work out your expected sales revenue to calculate your profit potential and help you complete your cash flow forecast.

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How to reduce costs

Cutting costs is arguably the quickest and easiest way to improve the profitability of your business. Introducing a cost-control system can bring immediate savings and ensure that you remain competitive in the longer term. Systematic cost control Start by identifying your major cost centres. These may be purchasing, production, sales ...

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How to get better deals from your suppliers

If you’re on good terms with your suppliers, you have a better chance of getting special deals or preferential treatment. They might also be kinder to you if you ever face a cash shortage and need some time to pay your accounts. Build the relationship An efficient payment policy is ...

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