5 ways to control operating costs
Feeling the pinch? We’re all looking for ways to trim budgets and our operating expenses. One pain point that consumers, enterprises and small businesses alike share is energy consumption. If you’re an SMB, your IT systems can have a significant impact on your energy consumption. Here’s how to better manage this.
The 3 Cs of effective credit risk management
When you go into business, you’re also taking on a certain level of risk – and none more so than when you extend credit to new customers. In an uncertain economic climate, small business owners are acutely aware that each day they are waiting for their invoices to get paid is another day money isn’t coming through the door.
Six hidden cashflow traps for growing businesses
It’s an unfortunate fact that many otherwise promising businesses fail in the early stages due to cashflow problems. When it comes down to it, cashflow is mainly about people and systems – get those two elements right, and your business could be on track for a much smoother ride.