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Financial management

Maintaining financial discipline in your organisation and propelling you to the next level. This area contains several handy resources to ensure your business stays on the right track.

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Financing a business and treasury

COVID-19: six actions for finance professionals on cash flow

Finance professionals are key in supporting their businesses through the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Most will be urgently working through the issues and helping their businesses respond. The purpose of this guide is to share six practical actions finance professionals may wish to consider when considering cashflow.

Financial modelling and forecasting

Business intelligence and management reporting

Period end reporting in lockdown

16 July 2020: Most finance departments have coped extremely well with month ends thanks to the professionalism and agility of their teams. But some members are concerned quarter-end, half-year and year-end reporting will be more challenging.

Investment appraisal

M&A and the CFO

Successful integration requires a careful examination of people, systems and data – just the sort of insight FDs can bring to the table, reports Beth Ashmead Latham.


Doing more with less

Due to the challenges 2016 has presented, business leaders have the hard job of cost optimisation. The Hackett Group shares some ways to cut costs without causing a catastrophe.