Forecasting is an essential skill for finance professionals and managers. Business decisions of all kinds depend on effective approaches to looking ahead. This guide outlines the core principles of “Superforecasting” which will help you develop your forecasting skills.
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16 April 2020 - The business impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) means effective cash flow analysis and forecasting have never been more important. This guide sets out some principles for adapting your approach to the current crisis.
1 July 2021: How to get cash flowing into your business. This guide shares six practical actions finance professionals may wish to consider when considering cashflow to support their businesses through the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
This guide, created by the ICAEW Business and Management Faculty, helps finance professionals with the practical financial management steps they can take to support their businesses through the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
Jon Scopes details the key lessons learned at an SME funding masterclass ran by the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund and ICAEW.
Sarah Goodman discusses the changes to the R&D tax relief for SMEs announced in the Budget 2018.
How is the rise of alternative finance platforms affecting the perceived shortage of SME lending?
Restricted cash flow can be devastating to a business. Michelle Perry looks at how to ensure optimum efficiency.
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.
When it comes to selling off your assets and leasing them back to release liquid funds, there can be both drawbacks and huge rewards to be had.
Despite increasing funding for SMEs, small enterprises are still finding it necessary to seek out alternative finance. David Craik takes a look at some of the options.
Managing and cutting costs (including staff costs) remain right at the top of management’s agenda. Andrew Wileman describes how to do this intelligently.
When taking on additional finance, it can be tricky to know what to choose to expand your business. Alison Coleman explores how getting into debt can help prevent further financial issues for SMEs.
This report investigates what has been driving business investment as bank lending dries up.
Crowdfunding, payday loans and other finance models have become popular since bank funding dried up. Christian Doherty finds out how they are shaping the market.