Financial risk management is one of the most important skillsets of management.
It is vital to understand the risk which is associated with all business enterprises, particularly your own!
Financial risk management is not just about debt collection, unpaid invoices and fraud.
How well do you manage your financial risk management issues?
If in doubt, Credit Matters is the right starting place for you.
These service providers are not debt collectors. They offer credit and accounts receivable and product services only. Typically their service involves offering accounts receivable services, support, credit reports etc.
These services providers assist you to build a better business and are complimentary to the credit/accounts receivable, debt collection or finance functions.
Whether your business your customer are in financial difficulties, finding a vendor to assist in answering your questions can be difficult. These insolvency practitioners provide a number of services to assist when you are confronted by insolvency and bankruptcy issues.
Lawyers are part of the team of professionals all business people need to call on at some stage of their business lives. Lawyers offer different services which help you start, grow and protect your business. These vendors all offer suitable services depending on your need at the time.
Today, we live in a global business community, so it seems only reasonable to offer Australian based business people an opportunity to locate overseas business knowledge, product and service providers.
The recruitment companies on Credit Matters either specialise in Credit or Accounts Receivable, Debt Collection employees etc. or have dedicated divisions focusing on these and other financial risk management employees. If you are looking for employees with specialised skills as described, these recruitment agencies are worth contacting.See All
A successful business manages and measures risks. Part of managing risk is to act against fraudulent behaviour. These vendors are well placed to assist your risk strategies with investigation, due diligence and risk audits.
If you are a specialist supplier of financial risk management products and services, then you need to be listed in Credit Matters Better Business Club.Read More
The free Members Area includes special features which may not be available to the general public.
The fundamental purpose of our Members Area is to build an environment where business people and students can learn and understand the issues associated with financial risk management in the business environment.
It can be daunting to make contact with your customers for the unpaid invoice(s), especially when you are not used to such contacts. Too many people have an image of the debt collector demanding payments against defenceless debtors.
Identify the warning signs that your Customers are going in to trouble or are in trouble already. Learn what you can do to protect yourself.
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An Inconvenient truth was a movie about global warming. The business environment also contains a number of inconvenient truths. As is the case for global warming, many people would like to ignore the inconvenient truths of business.
To be the best business person you can be, it is to learn the terminology of words commonly used in business. Different business environments may have specific words which are common to their industry and setting. However, there are certain words which have universal meaning.
Discover how despite the good intentions behind some of the Australian Government's initiatives to support people in their consumer and business endeavours, they are being manipulated by the unscrupulous.
The Experts Exchange – are articles which blend the thoughts of two professional people through collaboration on a particular topic/subject. The object of these articles is to illustrate the how and why the knowledge of two professions interact in a manner that makes the article of more valuable to the reader. Instead of only one view on the article subject, the reader is introduced to a broader perspective of the subject.
Joining a professional body shows you are interested in the development of your career. There will be many professionals which will not show a similar initiative. Today, you need every advantage in this very competitive business environment.
Professional bodies provide the following opportunities and advantages and an acceptance of your professional qualifications by your peers.
If you are not yet a member of a professional body, review the professional bodies listed with Credit Matters to add value to your career.
Government agencies are a source of helpful and valuable information to mitigate some of the risks of operating and managing a business. The information is designed to help you operate within Government guidelines and Legislation. In addition, you will also find information to help you understand your rights in business.
In today's world, ignorance is no excuse.
Credit Matters has provided these access details to Government Agencies to keep yourself better informed and help you to better navigate the world of business.
These blogs are designed to motivate business people and other professionals to improve their business operations to better understand financial risk management issues.
Improving the way you manage your financial risk management obligations, will assist to improve sales, cashflow and profits, whilst enhancing stakeholder relationships.
What is the best use of your business's surplus cash?
Too often, when a business is deemed to have a large cash surplus which cannot be deployed profitably, the answer seems to be to buy a competitor, expand or return the cash to shareholders. However, are these solutions really the best use of the surplus funds in the long term?
Rarely for instance, do you see suggestions such as paying creditors, clearing any borrowings or ensuring the business has the best professional accounts payable and finance resources available put forward.
In this blog, I will put forward suggestions why paying shareholders surplus cash, expanding or taking over a competitor, may not be the best long term solutions for your business.Read More
Contributing to our position as Australia’s premium Financial Risk Management resource, our management globally explores and surveys relevant and valuable articles published by respected professionals, academics and organisation. The articles offered here are suggested reading for any Business Owner and Financial Risk Management professional.Read More