Building a Best Practice Business
- 30 June 2017
You are a business owner and you understand the driving forces behind competition, supply and demand. So when;
Surviving or Thriving: How to beat the cash flow crunch?
- 28 March 2017
This case study highlights the importance of small business owners understanding the true costs of running their business and factors influencing their profit and cash flow. It also provides guidance on how to structure funding arrangements for unique business circumstances and how to use insurance as a means of protecting business income.
Reinvigorate your business's cash flow this New Year
- 24 January 2017
Over the Christmas and New Year break a number of businesses operate on skeleton staff or shut down completely. For many, this means little or no sales activity over this holiday period, however there are solutions to help with cash flow.
2017 Guide to successful sales
- 24 January 2017
This time of year for many is a time for setting new goals and chasing new opportunities. It also a time when many business owners start focusing on generating more sales after the Christmas Hangover. Over the next few months I will be focusing on the sales process, breaking it down part by part so you can apply it to your business. In this article, I will look at preparing your sales message or pitch and the role of Marketing and Prospecting in your business.
What Generation Y want and expect from employers
- 21 December 2016
The composition of our workforce is changing. According to recent research, in two years’ time there will be more Australians leaving the workforce than entering it, creating a skills shortage in many industries. The young people that are currently entering the workforce, the so called Generation Years, have a much different personality profile than any other generation in the past.
How to avoid a cash flow hangover
- 12 October 2016
It is no lie that most business owners don’t look forward to the December/January period due to the many public holidays and lots of staff taking well-earned, annual leave.
Our latest offer for trading businesses – getting the most out of banks
- 13 September 2016
When it comes to your business and personal finance dealing with banks can be overwhelming, frustrating and sometimes confusing.
Are you the type of client a banker wants to bank?
- 07 July 2016
One of the biggest drivers we have internally is to bring our Finance and Strategic Business Planning services closer together. After more than a combined 25+ years in business and commercial finance, we know that strategic planning and acquiring/managing bank funding are intrinsically linked.
New service packages
- 07 July 2016
One of the areas we are focusing on this year is making it easier for clients to access the different services available in the Provident Group to help achieve their Enjoy Factor.
Why your survival means evolving your business
- 15 June 2016
It’s been some time since you started your business. Many business owners have mixed emotions as they experience the highs and lows of owning and running a small business. Very few small business owners take the time to sit back and analyse the changes taking place in their business and business operating environment and then consider how these changes impact on their current and future business situation.