June 28, 2016

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Welcome to Insights

Insights is Just Cashflow‘s online resource and information centre for ambitious growing businesses.

It offers inspirational profiles, expert knowledge and more, backed up by a range of briefings, checklists and other information that we hope will help you to develop your business.

Recent Articles

What Rights Do Employees Have During Their Probationary Period?

Guest post from Emma del Torto, Effective HRM Most people are familiar with probationary periods in employment, but there is often some confusion about how they work and the best way to manage employees during the probationary period. Here is a summary of the relevant factors with regard to the probationary period Pre-employment Even before
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Onboarding – Is your induction process fit for purpose?

Recruiting that perfect new employee can be costly in terms of time and money, so once you have chosen that perfect candidate it’s imperative you retain them! A new employee’s ‘onboarding’ experience is a major factor when it comes to deciding whether or not to stay with an organisation. In her article Onboarding Is Critical,
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October Books – Financial Health and Credit Ratings

Following our recent posts on credit profiles and ratings, we thought this months book should focus on financial health and credit ratings. We hope our selection will help you in understanding more about your business finances, how to improve them, together with your business credit ratings.   Financial Intelligence, Revised Edition: A Manager’s Guide to
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How creditworthy are your customers? Why would you need to know?

Part 3 of 3 We have written recently about the benefits of knowing your personal and business credit rating and the options in the marketplace for obtaining your credit reports. So we thought we would follow on this week by writing about the benefits of investigating your customers’ credit scores and the options in the
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Obtaining your business credit profile, options available and improving the results.

Part 2 of 3 Last week we discussed the importance of knowing your personal and business profiles. This week we are going to investigate the options available, pros and cons to the different types of reports and services and how to improve your rating. A strong and sound personal and business credit profile is key
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How’s your business credit profile? Strong and sound or on the edge of disaster?

Part 1 of 3 If asked the question “How’s your business credit profile?” would you know the answer? There are many reasons why your business and personal credit profiles are important and could have a significant impact on your business. Examples include looking to deal with a new supplier, move premises or approach a new
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Why would you possibly need Business Finance?

There are many reasons why businesses, whether a new start-up or trading for years, need that extra injection of cash for that perfect opportunity or access to funds to help them through the peaks and troughs of day-to-day operations. Business finance is not about getting you out of a hole, it’s about investing in your
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Good Business Is All About Developing Good Relationships

There are many factors that contribute to developing and growing a business; having enough funding to support the business in its growth phase, managing day to day cash flow and employing the right people, to mention just a few.  Of course, it is also vitally important that you develop good relationships with your customers, by
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How well do you know your customer?

Have you ever thought about how well you know your customer? Whilst it is not a legal requirement for unregulated businesses to undertake due diligence checks on their customers it could be argued that it is wise practice to undertake. For those business that are regulated – not just financial institutions and banks, but also
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