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Managing Cash Flow

Friday, 7th December 2018

This practical half day workshop is ideal for business owners and managers who want to create a profitable business and avoid cash flow issues along the way.

Running your business successfully includes managing your cash. You need to develop sustainable profits whilst managing your day-to-day cash flow. Most businesses will experience cash flow difficulties at some stage so it is important to know what to do.

The workshop includes:

Managing Cash flow

  • Why it is important to manage your business cash flow
  • The difference between cash and profit
  • Understanding working capital
  • Managing cash-in and cash-out and the consequences of poor cash management

Cash Flow Forecasting

  • Preparing a profit and loss and cash flow forecast using a spreadsheet
  • Examples of cash flow forecasts
  • Tips to improve cash flow

Managing Debtors

  • Managing your customers
  • How to establish terms and conditions of trade
  • Credit checking
  • How to chase unpaid debts


Ian Swain, Funding Advisor, Materials Processing Institute

A qualified accountant who brings his invaluable experience of working at senior level in financial, general and operational management across several business sectors. This includes in corporate, SME, high growth entrepreneurial, manufacturing and customer service led operations.

For the last ten years Ian has worked with hundreds of businesses across the North East helping them to start-up, to grow, and to find access to the finance they need.

Who should attend:

This workshop is particularly beneficial to start ups and provides practical and insightful help. This workshop is open to start ups based in the Tees Valley.

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