What to do when you’ve tried everything

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    Credit management is hard work – we can all agree on that! And sometimes, no matter how much effort we put in, how many calls we make, letters we compose and strongly worded emails we send out, eventually there comes a time when we have to face facts: the client just isn’t planning… Read more »

5 quick fixes to prevent late payments

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Late payments – Where do you start if you want to prevent them? Check out these 5 things you can do right now to prevent them from messing up your cash flow. For anyone involved in credit management, it probably doesn’t come as a surprise that late payments are a problem for businesses of all… Read more »

Everywhere you look, it seems like there’s an emphasis on setting goals – why you should try to be more goal-oriented, or how to set better goals.   And as useful as the idea of SMART goals can be (that is, creating objectives that are Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Timely), this technique for goal… Read more »

It seems that Blockchain will have an impact everywhere. That is if you believe the hype. But is it hype or are the predictions of the near future just as insightful as those of the early 1990s that described how the internet would change many aspects of our lives both at home and at work?… Read more »

5 Ways Advanced Analytics Empower Strategic AP

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The accounts payable (AP) team of the future – it’s a conversation being forged in the finance world as automation of back-office functions like AP becomes more sophisticated and widely adopted. But defining how that team functions in daily operations and the tools, skill set and training needed to support this evolution has been somewhat… Read more »

nSYS take on Lairig Ghru!

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Three of the nSYS team are taking on The Lairig Ghru in a bid to raise money for those affected by Multiple Sclerosis. David Jack, our Infrastructure Manager who planned this trip, is doing it to raise money for the MS Society after a close friend was diagnosed. MS Society provide treatments and services, emotional… Read more »

  Why is prompt payment a priority in 2017? Small businesses are the backbone of our economy. They represent over 99% of the five and a half million private sector businesses that make up UK plc, so they’re crucial to driving growth, opening up new markets and creating employment. But for decades, it’s been common… Read more »

Great work needs great tools

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No matter what you do, or where you work, there’s something to be said for taking pride in a job well done. Helping your clients, getting praise from your boss or seeing your own performance improve are all little things that can make any job seem better – and can help ensure there’s a smile… Read more »

8 things to do if you have a contractual dispute

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Getting invoices paid efficiently requires a number of elements coming together smoothly. Client complaints can often get in the way of cash flow – and this is especially true in the case of a contractual dispute, where customers may choose to withhold their payment until the issue is resolved. Contractual disputes come in all shapes… Read more »

Historical and Future Trends in AP

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To understand where AP is headed, it’s worth a backwards glance to remind ourselves where we’ve come from. Jimmy LeFever, Research Director at PayStream Advisors, gave an inspiring presentation at last year’s UK Basware Connect event in that showed the delta of change in the last decade, and how technology is shaping new practices and… Read more »