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Clean Up Your Ledgers!

Even without a Year End looming, Finance and Accounts teams are always busy and it only takes one or two entries on either the sales or purchase ledger to be mis-posted or incorrectly updated before the Finance Controller or Manager has to take time [...]

By | 2017-08-18T08:53:00+00:00 August 17th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Clean Up Your Ledgers!

Finance And Not For Profit … Do They Mix?

Robust financial management in the Not For Profit sector has again come under the spotlight with yet another charity recently collapsing due to ‘critically weak financial controls’. While good governance and strong leadership are an intrinsic part of running a successful Not For Profit [...]

By | 2017-08-06T18:44:45+00:00 July 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Finance And Not For Profit … Do They Mix?

Sort Out Your Finance Function Early and Enjoy a Smoother Ride

Over the years I cannot tell you how many times I have heard business leaders of growth companies declare, “I wish I had hired a high calibre Finance Director earlier” or “I wish I had shored up Finance earlier”. In my experience, failing to [...]

By | 2017-07-11T10:15:33+00:00 July 11th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Sort Out Your Finance Function Early and Enjoy a Smoother Ride

How To Choose The Right FD For Your Fast Growth SME

Once you decide you need a Finance Director for your business, how do you know if you’ve chosen right with so much choice on the market? Genuine passion: make sure your FD is someone with a genuine passion for fast growth. The classic trap is [...]

By | 2017-05-11T13:06:45+00:00 May 11th, 2017|News|Comments Off on How To Choose The Right FD For Your Fast Growth SME

Are You Fuelling The Growth Or Harbouring The Weeds?

As a leader, what do you consider to be important to your business? The numbers, definitely, but what about the culture, the values and the people that are the fuel enabling the wider elements of your business to drive growth? How well are these enablers [...]

By | 2017-03-02T07:29:02+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Are You Fuelling The Growth Or Harbouring The Weeds?

Year End: Being Realistic Is As Important As Being Prepared

Year End is always a stressful time, no matter how thorough the preparation. As a CFO or Finance Director, while resolutely ticking items off your list, you might still be grappling with many Year End issues such as paying your vendors, scrutinizing your balance [...]

By | 2017-02-09T09:23:27+00:00 February 6th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Year End: Being Realistic Is As Important As Being Prepared