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Debt affects customer satisfaction

Debt affects customer satisfaction

It is not uncommon for early stage SME businesses to fall into marketing debt. This commonly occurs when the company, which relies on sales to stay afloat, underfunds its marketing campaign. As a result the health of the corporation starts to fail. The debt and marketing relationship During the initial stages of start-up, most businesses […]

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Why cash is king for small businesses

Why cash is king for small businesses

The strange thing is you can have a full order book and see that your business is really taking off, but if you don’t have a firm grip on the cash flow situation you could struggle to stay afloat and achieve long-term success. It is important to understand why cash flow matters so much to […]

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Businesses urged to monitor customers as court actions increase

Businesses urged to monitor customers as court actions increase

New research shows that nearly 1 in 2 Australian businesses are leaving themselves vulnerable to bad debt by not performing credit checks on their existing customers. CreditorWatch conducted a survey asking questions relating to credit management responsibilities to business owners, accountants and credit professionals from small to enterprise sized businesses. Whilst 72% of all respondents […]

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Small businesses being used as ‘cheap form of finance’ by larger ones: late payment inquiry

Small businesses being used as ‘cheap form of finance’ by larger ones: late payment inquiry

By extending payment times to small businesses in the supply chain, large Australian and multinational organisations are effectively using them as ‘a cheap form of finance’, according to a new report by the Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO). The report, which responds to the Ombudsman’s inquiry into payment times and practices, highlighted the […]

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