Cash Flow Forecasts and Payments

I mentioned previously that your weekly cash flow forecast should include all your sales/receivables from your customers and therefore to complete the picture you must include all your payments. There will be more categories of payments and the format you choose depends on how much detail you want to show in your cash flow forecast. […]

Cash Flow Forecasts and Receivables

All companies need a weekly cash flow forecast which shows all the forecasted receipts and payments of the business for the coming 13 weeks / 3 months to show whether there will be a cash shortfall or surplus over that period. Every cash flow forecast must include all your sales invoices from your sales/receivables ledger […]

Five Accounting Pitfalls for Small Companies

I was recently asked by David Jenkins of who helps small companies do well to write an article for his blog the problems small companies encounter when starting up. This article also appears on Have a look at David’s blog and Camtechnet as there are lots of interesting items on there and […]

Welcome to the Forecast Flow Blog

The Forecast Flow Blog is for start ups and SMEs who want to take control of their financial future by understanding what financial systems, controls and reporting their businesses need to succeed. Future posts will explain what cash flow forecasts, budgets, forecasts and management accounts are and why businesses need them. In the meantime if […]