Category Archive: Invoicing

What is the Late Payment of Commercial Debt (Interest) Act 1998?

If you are a small business, you will know how late payment can cause havoc with your cash flow. What can you do about it? You can apply interest to overdue payments The Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 is a Statutory instrument made on 4 October 1998 which came into force in […]

Should I join a crowdsourcing website to get new clients?

Those of you who read my blog know how much I advocate networking. There’s nothing like it for meeting new people, connecting people with similar skills and finding individuals who can help each other. You’ll also know that nearly all of my customers came from networking referrals and introductions. But what if you are just […]

4 ways a contract helps you sleep: Part 2 – Relationships

Last week I looked at how contracts can help you sleep by sorting out your cash flow. This week I’m going to look at how a contract helps you focus your energy on the right areas of your relationship with your customer. If you are focusing on outstanding invoices, on money that hasn’t been received […]

4 ways a contract helps you sleep: Part 1 – Cash flow

You are waking up at night due to your business and problems going round and round in your head. You’ve tried counting sheep, writing a list, but nothing seems to work.  So how do you get your cash flow in order and how can a contract help you achieve that? Let’s look at Why you […]

Top 5 time tracking software and apps for virtual assistant reviewed

When you’re a virtual assistant managing multiple clients, it’s so important to have a quick, efficient way to track your time but how do you choose? How do you choose the right one amongst the huge choice of time tracker sofware and apps out there? This is a question that gets asked all the time […]