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Why Do Small Businesses Use Float?
For over 10 years, thousands of small businesses have been using Float to help them make their biggest business decisions. But why do they use it? And what exactly do they use it for? This video shows you why small businesses use Float and how it could benefit your business too. What is Float? Float […]
How To Make Better Decisions As A CEO
Life is all about decision-making. Every day people make important choices about their lives and carve out their paths to success, both personally and professionally. Decision-making techniques will vary from person to person, but as a CEO of a company, yours carry a big responsibility. As CEO, the decisions you make can have a huge […]
How To Support Mental Wellbeing At Work
As part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, we’re looking at mental wellbeing in the workplace – how to talk about mental health at work, how to build a wellbeing culture and how investing in employee wellbeing can benefit your business.
How To Write A Winning Business Plan
You’ve got a brilliant idea, and you’ve mapped it all out as a feasible, money-making possibility. You might have saved up some capital or secured funding, but you’re going to need a solid business plan to turn your dreams into reality. Don’t worry if you’ve never written a business plan before, help is at hand! […]
How Do Dividends Work?
Dividend – a word you’ll definitely hear if you’re looking to make investments in company shares, or if you’re a limited company thinking about offering a share scheme to potential investors. But what are dividends? And how do they work? What is a dividend? A dividend is an amount of money paid out to invested […]
Taking The Fear Out Of Finance – with Claire Grimes of Paper Plane
Claire Grimes wanted to take the fear out of finance and create a service that made good quality financial information accessible and understandable, meaning that business owners could get clarity on their numbers and use cash flow forecasting to anchor their decision-making. In 2015, armed with a MacBook and the burning desire to help small […]
10 Cloud Apps To Help Your Business Get Through COVID-19
Cloud apps and add-ons are revolutionising business as we know it. With coronavirus lockdowns continually looming, business owners need all the help they can get with streamlining their current services and improving ways to reach new customers. Wherever lockdowns have left your business, whether you’re still preparing to open your doors, starting to un-furlough staff […]
12 Ways To Boost Cash Flow
Being a small business owner can be a tricky business, and unless your company is swimming in free cash, you might need to find ways to boost your cash flow. Does it seem like there’s always money going out of your business before there’s money coming in? If that sounds familiar, you’re going to need […]
Why Is Cash Flow Important To A Small Business?
If you’ve got plans for your business, you’re going to need cash to make them happen. Dreaming big and running out of money isn’t a situation a small business wants to find itself in, which is why cash flow is critical to sustaining and growing a business. Time for some hard facts: it’s known that […]
Creating A Community With Your Clients – With Accountant Alasdair McGill
Alasdair McGill is more than just an accountant. He’s a man with a family, a successful and forward-thinking business, a dedicated workforce and an unshakable determination to do the right thing. He’s passionate about people and community, and like many of us, is searching for that elusive work-life balance. Or in his words, “workplaces that […]
How Helen Crapper Uses Float For Cash Flow Forecasting Flexibility
Learn how accountant Helen Crapper uses Float to plan ahead for business recovery after COVID-19 and practises cash flow forecasting flexibility in this case study.
How To Make Operating Cash Flow Decisions On Fact, Not Fear
Your five year plan went up in the air when we went into lockdown; there’s a ‘new normal’ in town and we’re having to embrace it in everything we do. Whether it’s providing food for our families, adjusting to working from home (or keeping ourselves safe if we can’t), and video calls with unexpected Zoom […]
Your 6 Step Guide To Covid-19 Cash Flow Forecasting with Float
Now more than ever, cash flow forecasting is at the forefront of most finance conversations. Understanding how much cash you might have in the future is paramount to informed decision-making, especially amidst this global pandemic. We want to keep businesses in business. As a small business ourselves, we’re in a position of uncertainty as to […]