You work hard to create business opportunities, but making the most of them takes a ready source of cash. Here’s what you might need it for, and how to get it…
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2021 has been yet another tough year for British businesses of all sizes. As the pandemic continues and the wider economy works to build back better, it is SMEs who are impacted the worst, whilst larger companies are seemingly faring much better.
For more than a decade large firms have been able to support their suppliers with a range of supply chain finance (SCF) options. Yet, uptake of these programmes by SME suppliers has remained limited
It’s many entrepreneurs’ dream; that first big contract which launches your start-up brand onto the national stage. It should be time to celebrate your success, but for many small firms this is the start of a new financial nightmare.
Working capital is the lifeblood of businesses within the global economy. However, large buyers and small suppliers often clash over time taken to pay.
Supply chain management is undergoing rapid digital transformation. The old, manual processes which hold companies back are making way for technologies like cloud computing and advanced analytics. With so much opportunity, however, it can be difficult to prioritise.
…and the shortcomings of supply chain finance.
In medieval times alchemists sought the Philosopher’s Stone, a substance that was believed to be capable of transforming lesser metals into gold. Unfortunately, the Philosopher’s