Articles tagged with:
cash forecasting

  • Business man running up stairs, late concept

    New ‘Duty to Report’ payments performance data highlights cash flow plight of SMEs

    Small businesses are being left struggling for cash as more than a quarter of all invoices are being paid late by large firms, says a new report by the Chartered Institute of Credit Management.

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    Cash segmentation and investments

    A successful treasurer is one who achieves a good balance between investing excess cash and delivering the necessary cash resources to support company liquidity. In this article, we look at how categorising cash into separate portfolios enables consideration of the risk/return profile necessary to meet the company’s liquidity requirements.

  • Person outside with laptop holding credit card to shop online

    Treasurers offered the online shopping experience

    As e-commerce continues to grow in popularity, we take a look at a new solution that promises to bring the same ease and convenience to the purchase of treasury technology.

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    A smooth flow

    An accurate cash flow forecast is a must for every treasury organisation. In fact, it is the fundamental piece of information on which all treasury decision making is based, and an inaccurate forecast can (and probably will) have a detrimental impact on treasury and business performance. Nevertheless, corporates around the world frequently cite cash flow forecasting, and achieving sufficient visibility over their cash more broadly, as being a key challenge.

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    Cash flow forecasting: lessons from British American Tobacco

    All treasurers want an accurate cash flow forecast. But many are still struggling to attain this. Here, Treasury Today Asia talks to Russell Phillips, Head of Treasury, Asia Pacific at British American Tobacco, who outlines how the treasury have been able to achieve greater accuracy over its cash flow forecast and how you can too.

  • Rain pouring from a black umbrella

    Protecting your assets

    Cash flow forecasting is crucial to managing the financial health of a company and as such, it has remained at the top of the corporate agenda for some time now. But it can be one of the most frustrating tasks, partly because of inaccurate and untimely reporting from different business units. Is a simple or sophisticated approach best? Can technology make the job easier? Treasury Today goes back to basics to answer these questions and more.

  • Hands together holding lots of coins

    Show me the money

    In recent years, survey after survey has shown ‘improvements to cash visibility’ to be near the top of the corporate treasurer’s wish list. Achieving that desired level of visibility, however, seems always just out of reach. Why are companies still finding it tricky to get proper visibility over their cash? Is technology always the answer or should treasurers be thinking about more fundamental changes? In this article, industry experts give us their take on this perennially thorny issue.

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    Show me the money

    In recent years, survey after survey has shown ‘improvements to cash visibility’ to be near the top of the corporate treasurer’s wish list. Achieving that desired level of visibility, however, seems always just out of reach. Why are companies still finding it tricky to get proper visibility over their cash? Is technology always the answer or should treasurers be thinking about more fundamental changes? In this article, industry experts give us their take on this perennially thorny issue.

  • Mount Rinjani Crater

    Peak flow

    Cash flow forecasting is an important part of corporate financial life. So much can depend on getting it right and yet rarely, if ever, is it 100% accurate. Treasury Today Asia goes ‘back to basics’ with this essential function and asks how businesses should best approach it.

  • Super streamlined train in Milan central station

    Re-engineering cash flows

    Hold-ups in company cash flows are a major concern for corporates in most industries. How can corporates streamline their flow of cash? What are the common culprits for delays? And what is the role of the treasurer in all this?