Mistakes small businesses make with their data backups

Everyone knows the importance of backing up their small business data, yet here at Cashflow Manager we still get many calls about lost financial information. Don’t wait until disaster strikes to find out that your backup system isn’t working. Here are three common data backup mistakes to look out for. Skipping Backups One of the more serious and common mistakes made by small business owners is skipping or missing backups. This could be because someone simply forgot to do it, or there [...]

Read more...

Upgrading to the Latest Version of Cashflow Manager-Frequently Asked Questions

By keeping your accounting software up to date, you are making sure that your business is compliant with current legislation as well as with modern computer technology. Here are some of your frequently asked questions about upgrading your Cashflow Manager programs. How do I upgrade to the latest version? The easiest and quickest way to upgrade to the latest version of the program, is to visit the Cashflow Manager Download Centre. Select the program you wish to install: Cashflow Manager or Cashflow Manager [...]

Read more...

7 Benefits of Using the New Cashflow Manager Invoicing Application for Small Business

In order to improve their cash flow, small businesses need quick, efficient invoicing process.  A simple invoicing application for small business such as Cashflow Manager, can allow small businesses to send out professional invoices, quickly and in just a few simple steps. Here are 7 benefits of using the Cashflow Manager invoicing app in your small business. Invoice quickly and simply Once set up you can choose your customer, fill in the details of your invoice and email it to them from [...]

Read more...
workday productivity

How to make the most of each workday in your small business

Sometimes in small business, no matter how hard you work and how many hours you put in, you just can’t seem to keep up. Often you end up spending a lot of time on work that isn’t all that productive and you don’t feel like you are achieving anything. Here are a few tips on making the most of each and every day and increasing workday productivity. Eat breakfast To have a productive day you have to start at the beginning! [...]

Read more...
Cashflow Manager version 9

Introducing Cashflow Manager Version 9

Cashflow Manager v9 has many new features and enhancements that mainly result from suggestions from program users. The help files that are included with your version 9 software provide detailed instructions on how to operate the software, so please refer to the help files for detailed instructions. Version 9 has been tested to ensure it complies with Windows 10. The following is a summary of the other new features: Cashflow Manager Customise Columns:  In the previous version of Cashflow Manager, when you [...]

Read more...

Should my small business upgrade to Windows 10?

Windows 10 builds on Windows 8’s base, offering desktop improvements and extra security features. Should I upgrade? Microsoft claim that Windows 10 is the last major release of Windows, because with Windows 10 you will get your updates and upgrades automatically, for free, for the lifetime of the device it is installed on. Windows 10 returns to the start menu that wasn’t present in Windows 8. It does have touch screen tiles on it by default, but you can remove these if [...]

Read more...
backup your small business data

Is Your Small Business Data Safe and Sound?

You know how important it is to keep your business data safe, but despite this a lot of small businesses are still storing all their data locally on unprotected computers. Data can be lost in many ways. Some of the most common causes are physical failure of your PC, accidental error, theft, and disasters like fire, flood and spilt coffee. To keep your data safe it is important to create a backup. ‘Backing up’ means that you are making a [...]

Read more...
Cashflow Manager Blog

Why Should I Keep My Small Business Software Up to Date?

These days business is moving pretty quickly and the compliance world is changing at a crazy pace too with new legislation, reporting requirements and ways to connect coming into play every year. The area of IT and the humble PC is also changing with the new Windows 10 and even Windows 8 and 8.1 which are significantly different from previous versions of Windows, the phasing out of Windows XP and the emergence of cloud-based computing. To stay on top [...]

Read more...

How to Set Business Goals and Objectives You WILL Achieve

As an entrepreneur, you probably have no shortage of ideas and dreams, but sometimes you can fall short when it comes to putting them into action. Even with the best plans in place, life can sometimes get in the way of you achieving your goals. Life throws you curveballs, or you get sidetracked with something else, and before you realise you are miles away from the original plan. Here are some tips for setting goals and objectives for your small [...]

Read more...
the best accounting software to save you time and money

How to complete your small business bank reconciliation in Cashflow Manager

Reconciling your bank accounts each month in Cashflow Manager is one of the easiest ways to make sure that your financial data is up to date and correct. However, many small business owners who take care of their own bookkeeping aren’t doing this regularly yet. Since so many of you have asked questions about this topic, we thought we would first explain the importance of completing your bank reconciliation regularly, and also run through how to go about it using [...]

Read more...