Budgeting for Business.

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The Importance of a Budget for Businesses.

“A budget estimates and matches both revenue and expenses, whether real or anticipated, for a specified period of time”.

A budget is a powerful planning tool that if used well, will enable you to make better decisions for the business. It helps you to better manage the business funds.

At Leenane Templeton we can help you plan a cash flow and budget for your business. Our advisors can discuss your needs and explain why it’s important to have a budget for your business.

Here are some reasons why you should have a good budget for business.

Manage cash flow

Poor cash flow is one of the biggest reasons for business failure in Australia. Budgeting for business helps you understand and implement proper money management practices.

Through careful monitoring of the revenue and expenses, you are able to assess your operations and see the impact on your cash flow. By so doing, you can plan to deal with poor cash flow situations that may arise.

Plan for the future.

As with managing cash flow when you look at the revenue and expenses incurred by the business you will be in a position to better analyse what you can comfortably afford to spend without negatively affecting the business.

This will help you plan accordingly so that you are able to decide on when to expand the business operations and whether you can also diversify your business.

Make prompt decisions

The ability to make decisions fast will place you in a position where you can easily take advantage of opportunities as soon as they appear. When you have a budget for your business you can make expedient decisions within a short time because you are fully aware of how your business is doing.

Achieve better money and financial results

It is important to be able to measure how your business is performing financially and keeping all that information in your head is impossible! To see if you can improve, you need to know exactly what progress the business has made over time for the benefit of short and long term decision-making.

Get in control

Making a budget and following it teaches you money skills that are instrumental in running the business. It makes you learn the fine details of the business as a result of handling your money. This in turn gives you the ability to control your business.

Alleviate worry

Lack of a budget and cash flow can be a great source of worry. As a business person, there is nothing as frustrating as not being aware of the current business financial situation. Budgeting for business gives you a clear course by allowing you to be strategic and have clear goals.

Secure financing.

If you need extra financing for your business, then you must have a budget for your business. Banks and other lending institutions will examine your budget and make a decision based on how it looks like.

From the above, it is clear that a budget will go a long way into making your business a worthy venture.

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Speak with our advisors at Leenane Templeton to discuss your budget needs in more details. Call our advisers on 02 4926 2300.