Essential Business Planning for Growth and Survival

Speaking at a recent SME Association function in Adelaide in May, Cashflow Manager Australia’s CEO, Tim Millar, highlighted the need for small business enterprises to undertake structured planning in order to survive and grow. In a brief 15-minute session, Tim presented some valuable tips that businesses should follow to ensure they continue to be relevant and competitive. Check out Tim’s talk below. Planning for small business success from Cashflow Manager on Vimeo. What is the process of business planning? Have a look at where [...]

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christmas planning

7 Things Every Small Business Should Do for Christmas Planning

Santa Claus is coming to town. So check out our list of tips for making sure your small business is on track for a fantastic Christmas period. 1. Get festive Keep customers engaged with a festive environment in your business. You would be surprised how far some Christmas decorations can go. Why not think up a special Christmas promotion for your customers? We all love to get a little something extra, so get creative with your promotion ideas. 2. Use Social Media Can [...]

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How to Improve Your Christmas Cash Flow

Although a number of businesses, especially those in retail, experience their highest sales during the Christmas period, for other small businesses it can be one of the most difficult times of the year. Businesses in a number of sectors suffer a decrease in production and sales and may shut down completely for a couple of weeks. At the same time, they still have to pay wages to staff who may be away on holidays, as well as keep up with [...]

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6 Small Business Tips to Help You Plan For the New Year

The silly season is almost upon us and 2014 is only weeks away. This period can be crazy for many small businesses, with staff absences, increased business activity, and extended trading hours. Business owners need to have a plan in place to kick off the new year in the best way possible. Review Your Products and Services Can you repackage or arrange promotions to make your products and services more attractive to changing customer needs for the holiday and new year [...]

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