The Times SME Hub: cash is king

Take a look at The Times SME Hub for its latest entrepreneurial special, which this month focuses on managing cash flow. In it:

  • Sell A Door Theatre Company’s founder explains the importance of keeping suppliers on side;
  • Exquisite Handmade Cakes’ owner advises entrepreneurs never to take their eye off the numbers, no matter how big the business gets;
  • The chief executive of Thomson Ecology talks about the gap between winning new work and getting paid for it;
  • Briery Kindergarten’s owner explains how a third party can help encourage customers to pay their bills;
  • The Training Room’s founder talks about the value of maximising flexibility, even if it costs a little more;
  • The director of Ambic furniture explains what happened when a bank withdrew his overdraft facility;
  • Daily invoicing helps Environcom keep on top of cash flow, says its chief executive; and
  • The managing director of Bullion By Post explains how he manages his main product’s price volatility.