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What is Net 45?

What is Net 45?

Are you a growing business looking to revamp your payment terms? How about a new business trying to navigate invoicing customers for the first time? Wherever you’re at on the business experience spectrum, it’s important to understand the basic terms you’ll come across, one of which is Net 45. In this article, we'll...

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How to check free business credit scores online

How to check free business credit scores online

In the world of business-to-business (B2B), it can be a challenge to manage late payments from customers. However, one proactive solution to minimise such occurrences is to assess the business creditworthiness of your customers based on their business credit score. In this article, we’ll explore a free option for checking business credit scores to help you get started.
How Accounts Receivable Software helps retail SMEs improve cashflow

How Accounts Receivable Software helps retail SMEs improve cashflow

In a 2023 survey, results show that retail SMEs are keen to explore tech that improves accounts receivable, particularly its capability to integrate with accounting platforms that help their team do more with less profitably. Let’s look at how accounts receivable software can benefit your retail business and what features to look for when shopping for the right solution.
How to measure and optimise your cashflow performance

How to measure and optimise your cashflow performance

Understanding how cash flows in and out of your business is crucial in running and growing your business. On episode 2 of our 3-part B2B Financial MasterClass series, Lali Wiratunga, National Manager at Westpac’s Davidson Institute, shared with us the fundamentals of understanding cashflow, where cash hides in your business and tips on how you can improve cashflow in your business.
Five reasons why B2B customers pay late

Five reasons why B2B customers pay late

Understanding why customers are paying late is key to successfully managing delayed B2B payments. Here are top five common reasons why your customers might be paying late and the solutions that can help you address them.
Top 10 CFO’s resolutions for the new year

Top 10 CFO’s resolutions for the new year

Predictions point to another challenging year this 2023, and more than ever, the CFO will play a critical role in helping their organisations weather the storms and maximise profitability. Here are the top 10 resolutions for CFOs in the new year.
How to manage working capital and improve cashflow in your business

How to manage working capital and improve cashflow in your business

Understanding how cash flows in and out of your business is crucial in running and growing your business. On episode 2 of our 3-part B2B Financial MasterClass series, Lali Wiratunga, National Manager at Westpac’s Davidson Institute, shared with us the fundamentals of understanding cashflow, where cash hides in your business and tips on how you can improve cashflow in your business.
Five ways to reduce late B2B payments

Five ways to reduce late B2B payments

Collecting payments on time is as important as making the deal. Inadequate cash flow not only slows down your business’s day-to-day operations but also impacts your business’s overall progress. Here are some best practices and solutions that can help you reduce late payments in your business.
Is your payment solution optimised for B2B?

Is your payment solution optimised for B2B?

Globally B2B payments is on the rise with major providers seeing growth in digital payments. Banks have long been players in the payment space, but we’re also seeing the rise of all-in-one payment solutions providing more variety and innovation. Learn why an all-in-one solution can benefit your business when it comes to payments.
The seven steps to managing a successful business

The seven steps to managing a successful business

Many business owners look to marketing and increasing sales and incentives as indicators of their business success. On episode 1 of our 3-part B2B Financial MasterClass series, Lali Wiratunga, National Manager at Westpac’s Davidson Institute, shared with us the seven other aspects that will help make your business more successful.
Key policies for SMEs in the 2022 Federal Budget

Key policies for SMEs in the 2022 Federal Budget

The latest budget encompasses a range of initiatives to revitalise the country’s industry and fortify its economic resilience. Most importantly, the 2022-23 Budget extends cost-of-living relief and lays out a pathway for the Government of Australia to invest in the future of the country’s businesses. It becomes a crucial step during challenging times when inflationary and economic pressures and the resultant global uncertainty are on the rise.
Five cashflow hacks for managing seasonality in B2B

Five cashflow hacks for managing seasonality in B2B

Small to medium businesses know that seasonal fluctuations can seriously impact them and must build resilience into their business model. In our recent webinar, Beth James, Customer Operations Head at Hampers with Bite, shared with Laura Athena Walker, ezyCollect, how their team successfully manages the cashflow despite the challenges of a highly seasonal business.
Five tips to prepare your cashflow for a recession

Five tips to prepare your cashflow for a recession

Recessions are a normal part of a business cycle, and despite what the news tells you, it doesn’t mean it’s the end of the world, either. However, there’s no downplaying the importance of being prepared for tough times. A crucial part of ‘recession-proofing’ is ensuring you have a strong cashflow. While the consensus is that a global recession is likely sometime in 2023, it’s important to be proactive and take steps to ensure your company is ready for the coming months ahead. A crucial part of navigating changes is ensuring you have a strong cashflow.
B2B payments in ezyCollect: Pay Now in SMS, Collect Now in Bulk, and more

B2B payments in ezyCollect: Pay Now in SMS, Collect Now in Bulk, and more

B2B firms have different needs when it comes to payment automation: taking into consideration accounting, invoicing and compliance. Here at ezyCollect, we understand how the payment experience is integral to accounts receivable collections. Our online payment platform is built out of this need, and we’re just getting started. Learn about our latest updates to make payments easier for your customers and for you to be able to collect them efficiently and sync them to your accounting systems seamlessly.
Benefits of all-in-one AR automation in B2B payments

Benefits of all-in-one AR automation in B2B payments

Integrated Direct Debit works by collecting payments directly from customers’ accounts that have granted you Direct Debit Authority. When direct debit transactions integrate into your AR automation platform, the whole direct debit process is streamlined from collection to reconciliation, minimising friction. You also gain more control over direct debit payments, allowing you to extend that flexibility to your customers easily.
Five reasons why you should use Integrated Direct Debit

Five reasons why you should use Integrated Direct Debit

Integrated Direct Debit works by collecting payments directly from customers’ accounts that have granted you Direct Debit Authority. When direct debit transactions integrate into your AR automation platform, the whole direct debit process is streamlined from collection to reconciliation, minimising friction. You also gain more control over direct debit payments, allowing you to extend that flexibility to your customers easily.
How digitisation impacts the evolving role of the CFO

How digitisation impacts the evolving role of the CFO

As digital technology continues to break barriers, today’s Chief Financial Officers (CFO) are also going beyond their traditional responsibilities and taking on a multidimensional role. They shape and drive corporate strategy in multiple areas, from technology and organisational design to organisational culture and supply chain resilience.
Four steps to identify zombie businesses with credit reports

Four steps to identify zombie businesses with credit reports

When businesses proactively manage their accounts receivables (AR), they shorten their cash conversion cycles. Improved cash flow means businesses can meet regular expenses and ensure continuous and consistent growth. In this article we’ll discuss the 4 steps on how you can accelerate cash flow with your accounts receivables by leveraging technology and best practices.
Four steps to boost cash conversion with your accounts receivables

Four steps to boost cash conversion with your accounts receivables

When businesses proactively manage their accounts receivables (AR), they shorten their cash conversion cycles. Improved cash flow means businesses can meet regular expenses and ensure continuous and consistent growth. In this article we’ll discuss the 4 steps on how you can accelerate cash flow with your accounts receivables by leveraging technology and best practices.
Five steps to redesigning the 2022 budgeting process

Five steps to redesigning the 2022 budgeting process

The volatility of the current world markets has seen the need to shift to agile budgeting processes. Reimagining budgeting for the new way businesses are run makes it possible to unlock deeper insights that can help businesses adapt to changes along the way.
EOFY best practices checklist for SMEs

EOFY best practices checklist for SMEs

Getting your financials in order is going to be a focus for you during EOFY. But it’s also a great time to reflect and do a postmortem of all your financial decisions to know what worked and what did not. In this article, we’ll share a few tips that SMEs should consider to make the most of EOFY and ensure that they are prepared at the start of the next financial year.
The Human Side of Accounts Receivables Automation

The Human Side of Accounts Receivables Automation

Accounts Receivable automation is becoming increasingly popular in the finance sector, having the ability to replace manual processes – from invoicing to credit risk management – to save time, prevent errors and reduce costs. Despite all the latest technologies, the human touch is still extremely important for any financial automation endeavour. Let’s take a closer look at how automation can emphasize the importance of the human factor in accounts receivables.