Rethink your cash flow with invoice trading

The age-old problem of late payment can stunt business growth, but there are ways of easing the pain and getting cash flowing to resume expansion plans

When it pays to use a bank

Post-financial crisis, banks are reasserting themselves in the payments sector by building up trust, security and accessibility, writes Dan Barnes

How to cope with a cash squeeze

More than three years on from the financial crisis and Britain’s legion of smaller companies, the lifeblood of any economy, still face an uphill slog when it comes to sourcing enough cash, writes Elliot Wilson

Finance boom time despite the slump

For many businesses hit by a cash-flow crisis in recent years, commercial finance has been the difference between survival and going under. As a result, the commercial finance industry has recorded strong growth, even at the recession’s peak, writes Jason Hesse

Law firms feeling the draft

Life for the finance directors of big law firms offers a long succession of challenges, writes Michael Dempsey