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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
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
In its annual funding statement earlier this year the Pensions Regulator addressed, for the first time, the importance of cashflow risk management. This is an approach we’ve advocated for some time. As schemes mature, and the amount being paid out increases, it’s even more important that schemes turn... view abstract
Company: Hymans Robertson | Published: 11 January 2017 | Business Area: Corporate Pensions
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
The principles of good cash flow management are straightforward. First, you’ve got to make sure you’ve got more money coming in than going out. Money also needs to come in on time, so you can pay suppliers and invest in new stock. Having access to cash also gives you better buying and negotiating... view abstract
Company: Sage 50 | Published: 22 March 2016 | Business Area: Cash Flow
Effectively managing credit and collections is key to a company's financial health. Without incoming cashflow, investments and growth can all be stunted. This paper showcases five best practices that can help companies improve their processes, lower DSO, reduce past-due A/R & increase cash flow
Company: SunGard | Published: 01 June 2015 | Business Area: Business Performance Management
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
The advent of ERP platforms in the cloud has enabled businesses to be more customer-centric, while creating the conditions for faster debtor collections and a more accurate month-end close. This paper studies how modern finance systems encourage best practice in the ‘opportunity to cash’ cycle.
Company: FinancialForce.com | Published: 26 March 2015 | Business Area: Business Performance Management
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
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
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