A collection of all CFPro Press Releases since 2014.
You don't need to be a Patisserie Valerie to fall foul of internal fraud. In fact, fraud, and in particular, invoicing fraud, affects most SMEs in the UK - and it's costing us. UK SMEs are losing over £9 billion every year due to invoice fraud, according to research conducted by Tungsten Network. That amounts to approximately [...]
The role of an effective CFO has been grossly undervalued - for many years. And all too often when you, as a business, becomes ready for growth, the realisation is far too late and it dawns on you that either you've made the wrong choice of CFO, or, your desperation to appoint one overshadows your [...]
Say the word "outsourcing", and images of large call centres located in distant lands, immediately springs to mind. It may have been the case in the early 90's when businesses started to focus more on cost-saving measures, and decided to offload chunks of their operational processes to companies who were able to manage that on [...]
In the midst of the Brexit fog lies a resurgence of industries poised for growth. And while the rate of IPOs has declined recently, attempting growth by doing things differently is what's setting many of these industries apart. We feature a few who have their eyes set on growth, and some by doing things more [...]
The concept of Outsourcing is anything but new. In fact, it was in the early 90s that companies started to explore new cost-saving mechanisms for saving money, making money and getting it all done quicker than usual. In fact, it was in 1989 that the concept of "outsourcing" was officially identified as a real and [...]
Business Life Cycle Spectrum: Your challenges, your focus and your financial sources for each stage of growth.
This may be the first day of a new venture, or it may be your 500th. You may have done this sort of thing before, or you may be standing at the doorway of a completely new, and completely terrifying, business adventure. Wherever you are on the business growth spectrum, one thing's for certain: You [...]
Business today is trying to become a slicker, more collaborative, agile working machine - home to the best talent, delivering the best products, making the best sales - and ready to capitalise the market and lead through innovation. All wonderful things that are driving the core operations of most SMEs in our economy today. However, [...]
In a recent blog post, we discussed the birth of the Unicorn startup: a start-up businesses that do not have an established performance record, but hold a stock market valuation or estimated valuation of more than $1 billion. Following on from recent discussion articles posted on our subsidiary, CFPro Ventures' blog about Corporate Venture Finance [...]