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Monthly Archive: October 2018

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We are pleased to announce our biggest ever feature update to CaFE!

Up until now, CaFE has worked exclusively on the short-term forecasts it creates from your cloud accounting software. You have told us you love this, because it means you don’t have to worry about maintaining short-range forecasts of your own, but you have also told us that you want the option of being able to […]

Categories: Accountants and bookkeepers

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4 working capital ratios you need to know – and how to calculate them

Being in business is like spinning plates and it can often be difficult to keep on top of everything that is going on. Developing situations can catch you by surprise and not leave you enough time to sort them out properly. Even if you think of yourself as a non-finance person, your management accounts, whether […]

Categories: Accountants and bookkeepers

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Teeth grow slowly for Prompt Payment Code

Minister for small business, Kelly Tolhurst, has told MPs that signatories to the Prompt Payment Code will be investigated if they do not adhere to its terms. Prompt Payment Code signatories are meant to pay all suppliers in 60 days and work towards paying them in 30 days. When addressing the Select Committee, Ms Tolhurst […]

Categories: Accountants and bookkeepers

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New report names and shames persistent late-payers

‘Naming and shaming’ big companies that make a habit of paying small suppliers late may have the desired effect of forcing the worst culprits to change their ways. Let’s hope so, because nothing else – not even Government-backed initiatives like the Prompt Payment Code – has made much of an impression on a culture that […]

Categories: Accountants and bookkeepers