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Need a letter of credit? Consider the alternatives first

Many small and even medium-sized businesses go through most of their life cycles without ever needing a letter of credit…

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Building A Stronger Business

Cash is king in any industry, but this is especially true for the construction sector. Keeping busy doesn’t necessarily translate into…

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3.62% pa IMPROVEMENT in net cash flow! – tim’s weekly funded scenario

Revolving, unsecured, 80% advance rate, protected and smart! tim. has an existing client funding approximately $145,000.00 per month. The client designs,…

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Are your clients as happy as you think?

How happy are your customers? Do you know they are happy, or do you just think you know? A report…

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Accountancy practice provides some very insightful advice – tim’s weekly funded scenario

  Their client was a successful, very profitable fabrication business. The bank had provided an overdraft facility and equipment finance….

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Business Plan the invoice market

Your business plan is important – stick to it!

  It’s a rite of passage for budding entrepreneurs and one of the first exercises any business incubator will put…

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Why your business should be ready for sale

  Perhaps the most common mistake in business, is staying in business for too long. Many people who own a…

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tim. Business Review

Reviewing your business financing

   When business is brisk, it’s tempting to make hay while the sun is shining. If you have an amazing…

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Are you covered? A quick guide to business insurance

Are you covered? A quick guide to business insurance

  Being in your own business is inherently risky – in economic terms, that’s why the rewards can be so…

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Should you Outsource the CFO Role?

Should you Outsource the CFO Role?

  At some point in the journey of a growing business, there comes a time when the owner will need…

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Australian Business frees up the director’s personal property portfolio - tim's weekly funded scenario

Australian Business frees up the director’s personal property portfolio – tim’s weekly funded scenario

  A first tier accounting firm was provided with a brief to identify a cash flow solution for a growing…

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The dangers of poor cash flow management

The dangers of poor cash flow management

  We’ve already seen how cash flow problems are the biggest killer of small businesses. Two thirds of Australian SMEs…

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A very expensive lunch, three course meal, wine and a two year contract

A very expensive lunch, three course meal, wine and a two year contract – tim’s weekly funded scenario

  All up $240,000.00 plus tip! tim. was recently asked to submit a proposal providing a full funding solution for…

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More than just a Bean Counter - your Accountant is a great asset

More than just a Bean Counter – your Accountant is a great asset

  Accountancy is the language of business. If you can speak that language, you can learn a lot about how…

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A different kind of cash flow solution

A different kind of cash flow solution – tim’s weekly funded scenario

  So, you think all cash flow solutions are the same worn out beast………Well, read this! A specialist Engineering Company…

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Does Australia need legislation on late payments?

Does Australia need legislation on late payments?

Any small business which works with larger companies knows that getting their money when a job is complete can be…

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The great business banking rip off

The great business banking rip off

Barely a week goes by in Australia without news of another broken relationship with a big bank on small business…

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Make a 1% change this year - and watch your profits grow!

Make a 1% change this year – and watch your profits grow!

Like just about everyone else in the world, most business will have set themselves goals for the New Year. But…

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Who’s missing the point on bank lending?

Who’s missing the point on bank lending?

Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell was back in the news recently as she rightly derided claims by…

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How to hit the new year in a positive cash position

How to hit the new year in a positive cash position

  The festive season is almost upon us and most of the country is already looking forward to relaxing with…

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You don’t know what you don’t know.. tim's weekly funded scenario

You don’t know what you don’t know.. tim’s weekly funded scenario

  Improved operating margins through innovative business cash flow acceleration at 4.87% pa. Our transport client was running a full…

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Don’t let your business die with you

  Nobody wants to be morbid and dwell on death, but being a business owner comes with responsibilities. Therefore, every…

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How to ditch your business overdraft

How to ditch your business overdraft and expensive business loans.

There was a time when every Australian SME had a business overdraft. They were widely available and because interest was…

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Finance Broker alleviates a significant headache for their transport client

Finance Broker alleviates a significant headache for their transport client – tim’s weekly funded scenario

tim. received a written submission from a finance brokerage requesting a proposal to solve the following issues. Their client was…

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Off Balance Sheet is not a Dirty Word

Talk to a salt of the earth Australian businessman about off-balance sheet financing, and he’s likely to look at you…

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The Most Underutilised Asset in Business

Most small businesses have ambitions to grow – whether to become a global mega-corporation or just to establish a more…

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ccounting Practice adds significant value

Regional Accounting Practice adds significant $$$$ value.… tim’s weekly funded scenario

tim. received an enquiry from a mid-size regional accounting practice. Their brief was as follows: Their client was a successful…

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Terms & Conditions help with financing – and business in general

Terms & Conditions help with financing – and business in general

Flexible invoice discounting means you can get access to the money you are owed immediately, but it doesn’t mean that…

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Calculating The Real Cost Of Business Lending - Part 2

Calculating The Real Cost Of Business Lending – Part 2

In the previous blog of this series, we looked at how to calculate the cost of business funding, and found…

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Calculating The Real Cost Of Business Lending - Part 1

Calculating The Real Cost Of Business Lending – Part 1

Finding out the real cost of financing your business is a crucial part of any plan to expand, boost profits…

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Serious savings and opportunities. tim’s weekly funded scenario

  Our software/consulting client had been in business just under eighteen months. They provided software solutions to a Government Department…

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tim's weekly funded scenario

Innovation at work for business. tim’s weekly funded scenario

So, you think all cash flow solutions are the same worn out beast……… Well, read this! A specialist Engineering Company…

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Why every small Australian business should use the PPS Register

Why every small Australian business should use the PPS Register

When it comes to asserting ownership over their assets, Australian businesses should be well placed compared to international peers. Unfortunately,…

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Cashflow: The Biggest Killer Of Small Businesses

Cashflow: The Biggest Killer Of Small Businesses

Invoice Financing, Not Business Loans, Can Beat The Late Payers Threatening Australian Business Running a business means taking charge of…

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Debt Vs Invoice Funding: An In-depth Look

Debt Vs Invoice Funding: An In-depth Look

SMEs are deserting Australian banks for online lending firms, but high fees can mean the loans do more harm than…

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Eye On: Interview with Trade Finance Global

Eye On: Interview with Trade Finance Global

Trade finance has been a term that’s used over and over in a lot of business-related articles nowadays. So we interviewed…

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Time Value of Money: How You Can Use it

Time Value of Money: Are you sure you are doing it right?

We all have ideas on how to make our business bigger, better or more efficient, and if they’ve not already…

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Thinking School Interviewed CEO Angus Sedgwick - The Invoice Market

Thinking School Interviewed CEO Angus Sedgwick – The Invoice Market

We were really proud and humbled that we were considered by Thinking School as one of the Financial Technology (FinTech)…

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On the Record with Angus Sedgwick

On the Record with Angus Sedgwick

Angus Talks about the Evolution of Cash Flow Finance The Invoice Market CEO, Angus Sedgwick, decided to give you more…

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How to get the best cash flow for your business

How to get the best cash flow for your business

 

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The 2017 Australian Business Lending Landscape

The 2017 Australian Business Lending Landscape

The fact that the Australian business lending landscape is expected to change as 2017 plays out should come as a…

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Managing Cash Flow Issues With The Invoice Market: Loren Turnball Testimonial

Managing Cash Flow Issues With The Invoice Market: Loren Turnball Testimonial

If your business is looking for a flexible, invoice financing solution try out our flexible invoice finance calculator here. We…

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Growing Your Business - The Essential Checklist

Growing Your Business – The Essential Checklist

  The expansion of a business is an exciting prospect, one filled with the promise of an extended reach and…

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The Power of Digital Marketing for Brand Awareness

The Power of Digital Marketing for Brand Awareness

Way back in the day, Shakespeare wrote, “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players”….

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The Slow Cash Slowing You Down (Net Operating Cash Flow — NOCF)

The Slow Cash Slowing You Down (Net Operating Cash Flow — NOCF)

Nearly every business, regardless of the size, has problems meeting their regular obligations at one time or another. Standard expenses…

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“Oils Ain’t Oils” and Business Cash-Flow Finance Should Not Cause a Cash-Flow Problem

“Oils Ain’t Oils” and Business Cash-Flow Finance Should Not Cause a Cash-Flow Problem

For those of us who’ve been around long enough to remember the ‘Oils Ain’t Oils’ advertisement, it is an apt…

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SME Cash Flow Tips for 2017

SME Cash Flow Tips for 2017

Most companies stall or fail not because of bad product but because of bad cash flow. If you are among…

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A Guide to Dealing With Inconsistent Cash Flow in Business

The Dangers of Inconsistent Cash Flow in Business

Is your business dealing with extended supplier payments or seasonal fluctuations? Perhaps your customers just can’t seem to pay on…

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How to Navigate the Domino Effect in the Mining Industry

How to Navigate the Domino Effect in the Mining Industry

  Regardless of how much experience you have in the mining industry or how stable your business happens to be,…

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Invoice Financing vs. Invoice Factoring: What You Need To Know

Invoice Financing vs. Invoice Factoring: What You Need To Know

  A consistent cash flow is the lifeblood of a business. It is how an organisation is able to purchase…

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Making a Profit but Can’t Seem to Pay the Bills? How to Steady Your Cash Inflow

The Importance of Managing Your Cash Flow

  People have a way of forgetting that cash flow involves a whole lot more than just money coming into…

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Is Your Website Converting Leads? 3 Tips to Kick Starting Lead Generation

Is Your Website Converting Leads? 3 Tips to Kick Starting Lead Generation

Websites aren’t just a storefront — websites are a critical means of lead-generation for businesses. With around 3.2 billion people…

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Put Debts in the Past with These 3 Strategies

Put Debts in the Past with These 3 Strategies

  Unpaid debts can drag your business down. The money that you are owed is not available to you for…

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The Invoice Market Featured on ABC, Channel 9, SBS and More —SME Cash Flow Crisis Report

The Invoice Market Featured on ABC, Channel 9, SBS and More —SME Cash Flow Crisis Report

Australian businesses are drowning under $76 billion worth of unpaid invoices. Our SME Cash Flow Crisis Report released on the…

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Is Your Business Struggling with Working Capital? Mason Barbera Shares His Solution

Is Your Business Struggling with Working Capital? Mason Barbera Shares His Solution

  Invoice financing can help your business maintain a better relationship with your customers. As a watermelon farmer, Mason Barbera…

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Learn How Invoice Financing Helped Secure Working Capital for Barbera Fresh (IPG)

Learn How Invoice Financing Helped Secure Working Capital for Barbera Fresh (IPG)

  For small crop growers in Australia, securing working capital is one of the hardest things to manage if you…

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Press Release Monday 30 Jan 2017

Press Release Monday 30 Jan 2017

Small business cash flow crisis costing Australian economy $76 billion AUSTRALIA’s two million small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are…

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A Must-Read Inquiry into Slow Payments for Australian SMEs

A Must-Read Inquiry into Slow Payments for Australian SMEs

  Late payments are the biggest issue Australian SMEs face. With $26 million owed in unpaid invoices averaging around $13,200…

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A Must-Read Inquiry into Slow Payments for Australian SMEs

Funding vs. Lending: understanding the difference

There is a wide array of different reasons why a small business might need access to extra incoming cash at…

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3 Ways to Beat Seasonal Cash Flow Fluctuations in the Agriculture Industry

3 Ways to Beat Seasonal Cash Flow Fluctuations in the Agriculture Industry

  Risks and risk management in the agricultural industry can heavily affect your overall profitable outcome. Cash may be king,…

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