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High profile defaults in the world of Trade Finance

High profile defaults in the world of Trade FinanceOne of the most glamorous and successful alternative trade finance companies has filed for insolvency and is facing possible bankruptcy. The company grew at breakneck speed and dazzled many established...

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Supply Chain

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Supply ChainCovid-19 cases outside China have recently exceeded those on the mainland. The most prominent centres of rapid transmission in Iran, Italy, Spain and Germany, followed by the rising alarm in the United States...

What is the value of Trade Credit Insurance?

What is the value of Trade Credit Insurance?Trade volumes have grown exponentially in recent decades, and while globalisation has brought greater profitability to Asian manufacturers, it has also created much more intensive competition for new business orders...

Improving financial forecasting in business

Improving financial forecasting in businessFinancial forecasting is an essential component of business strategy. In fact, improving accuracy by just one per cent leads to significant gains, according to the Institute of Business Forecasting and Planning (IBF)....

How to Manage Financial Risk in your Business

How to Manage Financial Risk in your BusinessManaging financial risk is a basic necessity in running any business. Risk management helps to optimise earnings and to mitigate financial and reputational damage. Also, it ensures smooth execution of day to day...

How To Improve Cash Flow Management In Businesses

How To Improve Cash Flow Management In BusinessesCash management may not be the most exciting part of running a company, but it is a powerful practice that can make or break a business. Company chiefs, financial managers, and accounting teams must have a...

7 Cash Saving Strategies for Businesses

7 Cash Saving Strategies for Businesses Any business operation follows a cyclical pattern for its ventures. Services and products will progress from their initial stages to growth, on to maturity, and finally, decline. I entails the need to continually evolve...

8 Tips on Fighting Late Payment

Poor cash flow can kill a business, even a profitable one. To prevent their demise, SMEs need to identify the ‘leaks’ that drain their cash reserves. One of these is late payments. SMEs and new businesses are especially vulnerable, as they typically don’t have large...