cash flow problems

How To Avoid Cash Flow Problems

Cash flow problems can occur for any business. Whether you’re growing, just starting out, or running an established business, it’s not always smooth sailing. In fact, 82% of businesses become insolvent because of bad cash flow, which isn’t all that reassuring. But don’t worry, we’ve got your back. That’s why we’ve written this guide to […]

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4 Ways To Improve Your Accounts Receivable And Cash Flow!

In a small business, it’s easy to be focused on driving new sales; closing deals is exciting, especially when you’re trying to grow. But, once business is won and the service is provided, the job is far from over. Because many small businesses operate with part-time accountants, invoicing and Accounts Receivable (AR) may not be […]

7 Advantages Of A Cash Flow Forecast

Small business owners have to make difficult financial decisions almost every day. The level of responsibility and risk can be a huge burden, but with the advent of cloud accounting and the availability of more sophisticated reporting, that is all beginning to change. In particular, online cash flow solutions have been a major contributor to […]

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The New Way to Log into Float with Xero’s Single Sign-On

We’re thrilled to be able to offer our new and existing users the ability to sign into Float using Xero’s single sign-on feature!  Announced at Xerocon Brisbane 2019 by GM of the Xero Ecosystem, Nick Houldsworth,  this new streamlined way to connect your Xero account to Float will save you time whilst keeping still keeping […]

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Business Snapshot: Xero’s New Cash Flow Pilot

Back in 2019, on the first day of Xerocon Brisbane, Chief Product & Partner Officer and all-round Xero rockstar, Anna Curzon, announced the arrival of Xero’s new cash flow pilot. Now, Business Snapshot has officially launched and offers Xero users “a dashboard-style report displaying performance measures to help you understand your organisation’s financial position”. This […]

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How to Do Scenario Planning with Float

Scenario planning is a huge part of business planning. Understanding the cash impact of different decisions is vital to making sure that your plans work out and that you achieve your goals. On the flip side, building scenarios for what could happen if you lose a client or get paid late will help you make […]

Float’s New Splitting Payment Feature!

  Here at Float, we’re constantly working to improve our product and to help you to get the most out of the platform. We know that businesses don’t often pay or receive an invoice or bill in one, full payment. And that’s why we’ve introduced a new functionality to Float. Introducing: Splitting Invoices/Bills! Our newest […]

Float’s New Partner Dashboard!

  At Float, we know how important it is for your clients to be in a good cash position. So we spoke to some of our partners and found out more about how you work with your clients, what information is most important to you, and what you’d like to see in Float to help […]

The Best Xero Add Ons For Your Business

We have searched high and low for the best Xero add ons on the Xero marketplace, so that you don’t have to. These add ons are available for any type of business, with solutions from time-tracking software to cash flow forecasting. With more than 700 (and counting!) Xero add ons available for businesses and their […]

4 Ways To Help Your Clients With A Cash Surplus

The internet is full of advice for small business owners on what to do when facing a cash shortage. But there’s very little content on how to manage a cash surplus. So as an accountant and advisor, how can you help your clients that don’t make the most of the cash available to them? What […]

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How Cash Flow Impacts Seasonal Business

Running a seasonal business can mean dealing with the peaks and troughs of fluctuating cash flow. However, additional insight into your financial systems can give you the control and foresight you need to properly plan for times of drought, and times of excess. Know your peak and off-seasons Xero’s research into small businesses found that […]

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How Xero Pricing Works

To help show you the true value of joining the cloud revolution and integrating with Xero, we’ve got the lowdown on the Xero pricing structure, and how they can help you do beautiful business. In recent years, cloud accounting has gone from strength to strength – becoming increasingly popular the world over. Xero is slowly […]

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What’s The Deal With Business Advisory Accounting?

Changes to accounting and business advisory services are more than just water-cooler chat. In fact, the industry is abuzz with firms that are adapting their client offering to include value-add services as technology is making previously lucrative services obsolete. We want to make it as easy as possible for accountants that use (and love!) Float […]

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The 5 Best FreeAgent Integrations for Your Agency

Running an agency can be a tough job. But thanks to the emergence of new solutions in the FreeAgent eco-system, it just got that little bit easier. If you’re familiar with the FreeAgent platform then you’ll know there are quite a few apps to choose from. But who has time to sift through all of […]

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Best And Worst Types Of Businesses For Cash Flow

Some types of business are more likely to run into cash flow problems, while other types appear to be more resilient. If you’re a business owner, you might be wondering which category your business falls into. But here’s a secret – no matter how inventive or simple your business model is, you can still have […]

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8 Tips For Launching a Successful Marketing Campaign

Not sure how to build a successful marketing campaign? We’ve all been there. Unfortunately, marketing isn’t simply throwing words on a page and hoping for the best. It’s a little more complex, and all the more fun for it. So here are our top 8 tips on how to credit a successful marketing campaign – […]