Category Archive: Cashflow

Is your contract delaying your ability to raise an invoice?

This is an interesting question to answer as it doesn’t apply to all businesses and obviously doesn’t apply when payment is taken up front. However, there are some cases where you’ll provide a product or service to a client but for various reasons, you can’t invoice them straight away, this is normally because there’s something […]

DIY Terms: 6 Things to check before writing your own terms

Having Terms is a key part of your business and while I’d always recommend you get them professionally written, I know there are a lot of businesses, often start-ups, who copy and paste their Terms from other companies. It’s absolutely fine to write your own Terms, but here are 6 things to be aware of: […]

How Much Does A Contract Cost?

The cost of a contract can vary from company to company. It depends what clauses you want to include, what laws apply to your company, what you want your contract to cover and how you intend to use it. What are you paying for? When pricing a contract, you’re paying for consultation time, knowledge and […]

Are you getting a percent of money up front? If not, why not?

They say “Cashflow is King” and it can really help to get some, or all, of your money up front from your customers. This means you can run your own company smoothly, without worrying where the next penny is coming from. It’ll make life less stressful and allow you to focus on what you do […]

What Details Should I Include On My Invoices? 8 Top Tips

To make sure you get paid for the products and services you’re selling, it’s really important to have the correct details on your invoices. If anything on your invoice is wrong your customer may delay or withhold payment until it is fixed. The second most important thing is to actually raise the invoice and send […]

10 companies, 1 day – what happened?

You know how sometimes you go on a course or workshop and you know it has a real impact. For me there has been 2 of these, they were both back in 2015 and have a massive impact on me, my choices and my business even now.  BradCamp by Brad Burton and The Networking Retreat […]

How easy is it to save money on insurance?

Insurance, something we all need to have, whether it is buildings insurance, car insurance, income protection etc For business you public liability, professional indemnity etc So can you save money on these insurances whilst still getting fabulous service? Are you better going to the internet, researching on your own, or asking someone who knows for […]

How long before a speaking engagement is it confirmed in your diary?

You’ve received a speaking enquiry. You’ve had a conversation with the event organiser. You’ve agreed the date, the audience, the fee, the travel expenses. Basically you’ve agreed everything, but at what point does it become a firm booking in your diary? The answer to that question is: It Depends It depends on you. It depends […]