HMRC cracks down on SME directors

Vernon Dennis explains why, despite the UK tax gap being at a record low, HMRC has placed SMEs in its crosshairs as a way of reducing it even more.

The social media resolutions your firm should be setting

The novelty factor of a sparkly New Year has worn off and motivation has waned in terms of clinging to those New Year's promises. However, "Fail Friday" is the perfect time to create resolutions that you absolutely need to keep – and some should involve your social marketing strategising.

How to help conquer cash flow and unlock your business potential

Knowing your finances are in order not only gives your business a solid foundation, it can also free you up to be more innovative, agile and better able to look outward to external challenges such as competition – all of which will better support future growth.

Top 5 bad debtor red flags

Despite the recent economic upswing, financial risk remains a problem for businesses across all sectors. Marine Bochot, UK head of risk at Euler Hermes, provides her top five red flags to protect your business from bad debtors.

How the strategic FD contributes to company growth

The pressures facing financial directors seem to grow on a daily basis and with these pressures come extra responsibilities. Today, FDs play a greater role in the strategic direction of their businesses, while still needing to manage everyday financial tasks that take up so much of their time.