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Hiring the right people for the job

It is a fact of life that growing businesses need to recruit more workers, and this is one of the…

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Debtor / Invoice Financing: A Great Solution for Working Capital

Having a great product, committed staff and plenty of eager customers often isn’t enough for a small business to grow….

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Coping with the Dangerous Dream of Big Orders

For many small or medium-sized business, landing a contract that significantly increases their turnover sounds like a dream come true….

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Tips for Cash Flow forecasting

Cash is the lifeblood of any business, particularly for small enterprises and high growth start-ups. It’s easy to get hung…

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Managing protracted disputes

As a small business owner or manager, the last thing you want is to get stuck in a dispute. Whether…

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Smart funding coupled with timSecure™ helps growing business
– tim’s weekly funded scenario

Our new client had been funding just nine weeks, they were a start-up but had good contracts in place. However…

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What Happens When a Client Just Won’t Pay?

Having taken a look at the issue of late paying clients last week, it’s time to consider the worst case…

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What to do with Unpaid Invoices

Small businesses can only deal with so much when it comes to unsettled or unpaid invoices owed by slow-paying clients….

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Four Possible Reasons Behind Cash Flow Problems

All companies need a steady stream of cash to stay in operation, but at times high growth business can encounter…

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IP for SMEs

Intellectual Property is not just for big business. Any products that you have designed, processes that you do uniquely, or…

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Outstanding Tax Liabilities Need Not Be An Obstacle to Business Funding

They say there are two certainties in life: death and taxes. In fact, for businesses only one of those is…

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Why Invoice Financing Is Better Than a Business Loan

As an Australian business owner, you could turn to the banks or various Fintech business loan providers for your short-term…

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104% pa improvement in business turnover and a massive uplift in profit through the correct implementation of tim’s. Accelerator and Accelerator Plus innovative funding!
– tim’s weekly funded scenario

Revolving, unsecured, protected and very very smart! Our new client provides a range of concrete products to the CIVIL Construction…

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Invoice Financing solution for Small Businesses

Many small-business owners will be keeping an eye on their ongoing cash flow. After all, cash flow is among the…

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How to manage cash flow when your business is expanding

Growth and expansion is the goal of every small business owner or start-up entrepreneur. Every large corporation today has initially…

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THE SECRET to small business success: 5 Advantages of using invoice financing

1. Feel Comfortable About Full-Sized Projects Small businesses carry a lot of cost on big jobs and payment is frequently…

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You might be next! Find out what can REALLY kill your business and how to avoid It.

An independently commissioned cash flow crisis report by The Invoice Market (tim.) illustrates that Australian businesses are constantly owed an…

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How a large order almost crippled a business but smart supply funding turned things around
– tim’s weekly funded scenario

The client designs and constructs bespoke generators to the construction and underground mining sectors. Background The client had recently been…

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Logistics: a forgotten cost that can yield major savings

Most businesses require some form of logistics, but some are better at managing the associated costs than others. The good…

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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. The…

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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 your…

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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 involved…

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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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