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Optimising working capital to fuel business growth

A privately owned family business and one of the UK’s leading construction contractors, Clancy Docwra were looking to diversify into newer sectors. Key to this was tight management of their cash flow as they pursued their expansion opportunities, and they required a flexible payments solution that... view abstract

Company: American Express | Published: 19 April 2017 | Business Area: Project Management

A catalyst for high performance: how to unlock your working capital

It’s clear that attempts to improve working capital by unilaterally altering days payable and days sales is an aggressive strategy. It impacts directly on counter-parties, who are asked to bear a deterioration in their own working capital. To maintain good supply chain relationships, businesses are... view abstract

Company: American Express | Published: 18 April 2017 | Business Area: Strategy

Cash flow strategy: are you asking the right questions?

When looking at how to implement a cash flow strategy, it’s important to know the facts. A common misconception is that finance solutions work in competition. Actually, it’s possible to keep multiple finance sources on tap, such as overdrafts, loans and working capital, using the most appropriate... view abstract

Company: American Express | Published: 10 April 2017 | Business Area: Strategy

Cashflow Management – Offering a flexible solution to drive business growth

has accelerated cash generation, increased sales and given the construction company a competitive edge, winning ‘Project of the Year’ at the 2016 CICM British Credit Awards

Company: American Express | Published: 10 April 2017 | Business Area: Financial Management

Innovative payment solutions

Healthy cash flow is a key part of driving growth for your business. But it’s a constant challenge when you’re battling irregular payment cycles, complex lending policies and, worst of all, late paying customers. A new white paper, produced by American Express, explores the effects of illiquidity... view abstract

Company: American Express | Published: 04 April 2017 | Business Area: Cash Flow

The 8-ball of customer portfolio segmentation for finance

Winning a match against the competition in your growth efforts takes a mix of strategic thinking, mastery of the landscape and excellent timing. With so much at stake – cash flow, profit margins, customer satisfaction, retention and investor relationships – it can be difficult navigating risk effectively... view abstract

Company: Dun & Bradstreet | Published: 30 March 2017 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

The secret to supercharged business growth

In a new white paper, American Express explains how its Working Capital Solution can help. It can help speed up payments for both suppliers and buyers, and integrates with existing invoice systems. Download the white paper to see how it works, read case studies and to consider some of the benefits... view abstract

Company: American Express | Published: 28 March 2017 | Business Area: Cash Flow

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SMB’s Top 4 FX Management Issues for 2017

The role of FX management for SMB Financial Directors continues to grow as 2017 currency volatility continues. Hedgewiz’s deep-dive into the top areas of FD FX interest and attention reveal 4 core areas: centralized data, objective exposure analysis, integrated systems, and simplified analysis.

Company: Hedgewiz - Financial Risk Management | Published: 14 March 2017 | Business Area: Foreign Exchange

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10 COMMANDMENTS OF SMB’s FX RISK MANAGEMENT

The SMB Financial Director’s must-have guide for effectively managing currency risks. These 10 commandments give FDs the tools to ensure financial stability and growth of their enterprises in the face of unrelenting currency volatility. A practical guide for SMBs to manage FX risks.

Company: Hedgewiz - Financial Risk Management | Published: 16 January 2017 | Business Area: Foreign Exchange

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Westcoast Case Study:Cashflow Management – Optimising Distribution

In a risk-averse market, with longer payment terms for their customers than those offered by their suppliers, how did a leading IT wholesaler access working capital and stay competitive?

Company: American Express | Published: 05 January 2017 | Business Area: Cash Flow

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