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 Freelance writer documents accounts receivable nightmare

Freelance writer documents accounts receivable nightmare

Blog posts   •   Sep 16, 2019 09:00 +08

Being a freelancer is tough. Without the backing of an organisation, you operate in a much riskier environment than salaried employees.

 US-China trade war slows down demand for Singapore businesses

US-China trade war slows down demand for Singapore businesses

Blog posts   •   Sep 09, 2019 09:00 +08

Singapore businesses exposed to the international environment are feeling the negative effects of the US-China trade war as both countries introduce tariffs on each other's goods, and orders from customers in China slow down.

Five key learnings from SMEICC 2019

Five key learnings from SMEICC 2019

Blog posts   •   Aug 23, 2019 12:00 +08

SMEICC was a great eye-opener for the role technology plays - and does not play - in the day-to-day workings of an SME. RIABU's Mark Laudi has the summary.

 Sisk CEO blames suppliers' incorrect invoices for delayed payments

Sisk CEO blames suppliers' incorrect invoices for delayed payments

Blog posts   •   Aug 08, 2019 08:45 +08

SISK was recently kicked out of the Prompt Payment code by the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) which administers the code on behalf of the government.

Half of regulated UK supermarkets not keen on signing payment code

Half of regulated UK supermarkets not keen on signing payment code

Blog posts   •   Aug 06, 2019 08:45 +08

Only 6 of of the 12 UK major supermarkets signed up for the prompt payment code. However, despite the other half of UK supermarkets not signing up for the payment code, payments seem to have improved from the major industry players to their suppliers.

 Payment delays in India affect renewable energy companies

Payment delays in India affect renewable energy companies

Blog posts   •   Jul 29, 2019 08:45 +08

Solar and wind energy companies in India are waiting in vain for payments from power distribution companies (DISCOM).

 Queensland government to pay suppliers within 20 days

Queensland government to pay suppliers within 20 days

Blog posts   •   Jul 26, 2019 08:45 +08

The Queensland State Government has announced small businesses will receive payment in 20 calendar days, down from 30, from 1 July next year.

 The dangers of templated credit policies

The dangers of templated credit policies

Blog posts   •   Jul 03, 2019 09:35 +08

Not getting paid on time by clients is an epidemic nightmare for many freelancers, and the lack of corporate infrastructure to support them exacerbates the situation.

What should you do before you go charging at your team and demanding payments from customers

What should you do before you go charging at your team and demanding payments from customers

Blog posts   •   Jun 28, 2019 08:45 +08

Late payments are a common frustration, and chasing customers for late payment is an emotionally-gruelling task.

The dangers of not getting paid when you have to invoice an intermediary

The dangers of not getting paid when you have to invoice an intermediary

Blog posts   •   Jun 26, 2019 08:45 +08

Beware customers who buy your products or services, and then ask you to invoice an intermediary.

 Invoicing financing site comparison - why it's a bad sign

Invoicing financing site comparison - why it's a bad sign

Blog posts   •   Jun 24, 2019 08:45 +08

Supply Chain Financing sites are mushrooming, offering easy finance to companies whose financial standing is too weak to get traditional bank loans.

Will Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra be the answer to SMEs getting paid faster?

Will Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra be the answer to SMEs getting paid faster?

Blog posts   •   Jun 23, 2019 08:45 +08

Facebook has just announced the launch of its cryptocurrency, Libra, which promises to let you buy things or send money to people more cheaply.

 Can you just delegate invoice payments to finance

Can you just delegate invoice payments to finance

Blog posts   •   Jun 21, 2019 08:45 +08

​Business leaders don't care enough about overdue invoices.

Why PR agencies often get paid late by their clients - and what to do about it

Why PR agencies often get paid late by their clients - and what to do about it

Blog posts   •   Jun 19, 2019 08:45 +08

The changing relationship between PR agencies and their clients means agencies risk being paid later than they are used to.

PwC warns cash conversion crunch is cutting capex

PwC warns cash conversion crunch is cutting capex

Blog posts   •   Jun 17, 2019 08:45 +08

​Companies are having a tougher time turning revenues into cash, according to PwC. The annual global Working Capital Study shows cash conversion is down 6% YoY at a 3-year low.

Who should pay bank fees when the customer pays your invoice - you or the customer?

Who should pay bank fees when the customer pays your invoice - you or the customer?

Blog posts   •   Jun 03, 2019 08:45 +08

Many business owners can relate to this problem: You are dealing with a customer from overseas, and they have made a payment to your local bank account. But you find you have been charged bank fees for the transfer.

Should you still hope for a cheque in the mail?

Should you still hope for a cheque in the mail?

Blog posts   •   May 31, 2019 08:43 +08

There's nothing like receiving a cheque in the mail for the products and services you've provided.

 Collection matching - how can you chase when you might have been paid

Collection matching - how can you chase when you might have been paid

Blog posts   •   May 29, 2019 08:43 +08

So, you check your corporate bank account and find a customer has paid their invoice. The trouble is, who is the customer?

What salary-earning finance people need to know about the entrepreneurs they pay

What salary-earning finance people need to know about the entrepreneurs they pay

Blog posts   •   May 27, 2019 15:30 +08

If you are a salary-earning member of a company's finance department, this podcast is for you.

Brexit, and its impact on payments to small businesses

Brexit, and its impact on payments to small businesses

Blog posts   •   May 22, 2019 16:30 +08

Brexit is not only going to change the trading relationship between companies in the UK and Europe.