National Mining Chronicle – Cap to cash

Australia’s miners notably reduced their average days working capital in the 2016 financial year by paying their creditors later, according to a report from advisory firm McGrathNicol. The...

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Food and Drink Business – Cash in the crosshairs

Inventory management is driving a cash crunch for food and beverage companies, writes Sean Wiles from McGrathNicol Advisory. Getting working capital processes right can be very challenging,...

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The National Business Review – Retailers’ working capital trend picks stress ahead

A McGrathNicol report shows retailers had a good 2016 even while stress could be looming as creditor days extended 5% to 45.4 days and revenue fell in the construction sector. The independent...

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Inside Construction – What’s holding up cash flow in construction?

Ongoing investment in working capital management, particularly billing and collections processes, is vital to the construction and engineering sector, but research undertaken by the McGrathNicol Cash...

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What’s News in Retail – December 2016

Consumer confidence The Westpac-Melbourne Institute Consumer Confidence Index fell by 3.9% in December 2016. The Westpac-Melbourne Institute Consumer Confidence Index recorded its...

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The Register NZ – McGrathNicol partners William Black and Conor McElhinney on the year that was in retail

As part of our series that explores the retail industry's greatest moves of the past year, we had a chat with McGrathNicol partners William Black and Conor McElhinney on the year that was in...

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The Australian Corporate Lawyer – What are the necessary ingredients for the effective and efficient management of a dispute in-house?

Anyone who has watched a TV drama would be familiar with the immediate response to a crime scene – up with the police tape, isolate the scene and identify the players and events surrounding the...

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New Zealand Working Capital Report 2016 Year in Review

The average working capital cycle of the sampled companies increased by 0.7 days in 2016. The increase was primarily driven by an increase in the Food & Beverage sector’s average inventory...

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What’s News in Retail – November 2016

Consumer confidence Consumer confidence as reported by the Westpac – Melbourne Institute fell in November by 1.1%. Following three consecutives months of growth, the Westpac-Melbourne...

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What’s News in Retail – October 2016

Consumer confidence Consumer confidence as reported by the Westpac – Melbourne Institute strengthened for the third consecutive month, increasing a further 1.1% to 102.4 in October. This...

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