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Part 3: Getting to grips with your management accounts. 

In this 3-part business planning series, we discuss 3 critical business essentials for anyone considering starting their own business. Quick recap: Part 1: If you aren’t forecasting your cashflow, your startup may already be failing. Part 2: Business forecasting that will make, or break, SMEs before they've even started We live in a world of [...]

By | September 10th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Part 2: Business forecasting that will make, or break, SMEs before they’ve even started.

In this 3-part business planning series, we discuss 3 critical business essentials for anyone considering starting their own business. Quick recap: Part 1: If you aren’t forecasting your cashflow, your startup may already be failing. Not too dissimilar from cashflow forecasting, general business forecasting gives you the birds eye view of all that has happened [...]

By | September 3rd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Part 2: Business forecasting that will make, or break, SMEs before they’ve even started.

Part 1: If you aren’t forecasting your cashflow, your startup may already be failing.

There's very little more fulfilling than starting and growing your own business. But ask any business owner who has done it and they will almost certainly tell you that their true experience of starting their own business, is quite often so much further away from the ideal they had in mind when they opened up [...]

By | August 29th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Part 1: If you aren’t forecasting your cashflow, your startup may already be failing.

The sentiment of the UK CFO and their outlook on Brexit, skills shortages and cash flow.

The Deloitte CFO 2018 survey is out - and the results are concerning. The quarterly survey has become a trustworthy and reputable barometer of sentiment and outlook for UK CFOs and leadership teams as they review trends in industry and look ahead towards risk areas, profitable opportunities and attempt to charter the best path towards [...]

By | August 9th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on The sentiment of the UK CFO and their outlook on Brexit, skills shortages and cash flow.

Increasing interest rates: The knock-on effect for SMEs who want to grow.

This week, the Bank of England increased interest rates to 0.75% - the first time in nearly 10 years  that it has been above 0.5%.  And while economists debate the knock-on effects that this has for business in the midst of economical and political woes, businesses throughout the United Kingdom revert back to P&L systems to [...]

By | August 2nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Increasing interest rates: The knock-on effect for SMEs who want to grow.

Outsourced Finance is anything but Copy & Paste

In a world that is driven by doing things as quickly as possible, yielding the best results every time, finding a balanced service that caters both to delivering results as well as being tailored to individual business needs, is often tricky.  And with the need for outsourced services becoming more commonplace, the finance industry is [...]

By | July 18th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Outsourced Finance is anything but Copy & Paste

Is growth on your 2019 agenda? Take our survey

Our affiliate, CFPro Ventures, has launched a survey to understand where business owners currently find themselves in terms of 2019 planning. We are solidly into H2, and while news reports are filled with news about SME business owners being cautiously optimistic about Brexit, and the years that lie ahead, many are realising the importance of [...]

By | July 5th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Is growth on your 2019 agenda? Take our survey

Gearing up for a great second half of 2018.

The end of June has arrived - and we're about to, officially, step into the second half of 2018. Scary?  If you take a few minutes to think back on the goals you'd set for your business at the start of the year, are you left with a feeling of confidence or dread? What was [...]

By | June 26th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Gearing up for a great second half of 2018.

Your Fundraising Top 6 Checklist

We've helped many businesses fundraise the capital they need to grow. Whether they have chosen to list as public company, or whether they've pursued private investment or even corporate venturing, we have supported businesses owners and their leadership teams through the perils that lie waiting to trip up those who are unprepared and have not [...]

By | June 20th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Your Fundraising Top 6 Checklist

Why CEOs need a strategic CFO on their team.

"CFOs and other senior finance professionals are transitioning from “bean counters” to “bean sprouters,” as we play a greater role in our organisations’ strategy" - Jeff Thompson (President and CEO of IMA - the Institute of Management Accountants) And according to a report released by BlackLine and Middle Market Executive, CFOs at mid-market companies are experiencing a [...]

By | June 12th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Why CEOs need a strategic CFO on their team.
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