Working Capital

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Working Capital

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

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A working capital workout

In a survey of global finance executives, 68% saw investing to optimise cash flow as a top priority to grow their enterprises. Companies with good working capital have higher revenue, investment and cash conversion efficiency. The cash is on your balance sheet, but how do you get it moving? A new... view abstract

Company: American Express | Published: 13 February 2017 | Business Area: Working Capital

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How to create a win-win for you and your suppliers

Managing cash flow isn’t easy. You want to hold on to your cash for as long as possible to increase your days payable outstanding (DPO), but your suppliers want to receive payments quickly. It’s a pressure felt by businesses all over the world. Thankfully American Express has created a white paper... view abstract

Company: American Express | Published: 06 February 2017 | Business Area: Financial Management

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What can Europe learn from Asia in improving profitability?

There are many benefits to be gained through evolving financial processes, and the impact can be substantial on profitability. This paper explores why APAC country's openness to adopting new ways of working may soon see them lead the way in working capital management.

Company: Invapay Payment Solutions | Published: 12 May 2015 | Business Area: Cash Flow

New ways to improve cash flow

Cash flow is still one of the most pressing problems that companies face. This article focuses on getting more out of your working capital, the benefits of paying suppliers to 30 day terms and extending your DPO.

Company: Invapay Payment Solutions | Published: 26 March 2015 | Business Area: Working Capital

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Accountants for business: Innovations in access to finance for SMEs

In the years since the 2007-8 financial crisis, the issue of access to finance for small and medium-sized enterprises has taken on a new prominence. This paper reviews a broad range of innovations in business financing and highlights examples of good practice in developed and emerging economies.

Company: ACCA | Published: 12 September 2014 | Business Area: Working Capital

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Solvency II - Recognition of deferred tax

Are you using tax to help you with your Solvency II project? The Bank of England and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) issued a consultation paper in February 2014 highlighting the use of deferred tax in Solvency II models. Download our update to find out more.

Company: Mazars | Published: 08 May 2014 | Business Area: Risk Management

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Ten ways to improve cash flow

The saying “revenue is vanity, cash flow is sanity and cash flow is king” was coined by a very wise, and probably successful, businessman. Vital to the health of any firm, cash flow ensures survival even when times are slow. This paper studies ten ways to improve your organisation's cash flow.

Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 13 November 2013 | Business Area: Working Capital

Rating: 8 people found this useful

2013 Working Capital Overview

This new edition of the Working Capital Overview provides a review of the management of accounts receivable at a time of volatility and radical change. It looks at the performance achieved by European companies in recent years and analyses the best strategies and new trends.

Company: Sidetrade | Published: 18 September 2013 | Business Area: Working Capital

Rating: 6 people found this useful

7 cash flow warning signs every CFO should recognise

How many of these 7 cash flow warning signs do you recognise? These are the areas in a business where good cash management is most likely to be lacking. The CFO that tackles these issues will not only improve the performance of their business, but also their own standing in the company.

Company: Accesspay | Published: 02 September 2013 | Business Area: Working Capital

Rating: 10 people found this useful

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