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Financial Management

LGC case study: Honouring pension commitments as part of a successful transaction

The Pensions Regulator (tPR) recently proposed imposing substantial punitive fines to act as a ‘nuclear deterrent’ to companies attempting to avoid their pension liabilities. In our case study we look at how our client, LGC, ensured positive outcomes, for everyone, when they were being sold. LGC... view abstract

Company: Hymans Robertson | Published: 20 February 2017 | Business Area: Financial Management

A working capital workout

In a survey of global finance executives, 68% saw investing to optimise cash flow as a top priority to grow their enterprises. Companies with good working capital have higher revenue, investment and cash conversion efficiency. The cash is on your balance sheet, but how do you get it moving? A new... view abstract

Company: American Express | Published: 13 February 2017 | Business Area: Working Capital

How to create a win-win for you and your suppliers

Managing cash flow isn’t easy. You want to hold on to your cash for as long as possible to increase your days payable outstanding (DPO), but your suppliers want to receive payments quickly. It’s a pressure felt by businesses all over the world. Thankfully American Express has created a white paper... view abstract

Company: American Express | Published: 06 February 2017 | Business Area: Working Capital

How to lower the costs of a mobile workforce

The costs of managing a mobile workforce are legion – from petrol and travel expenses to hotels and sustenance. However, firms can find a way to save both time and money by focusing on how they manage expenses when those on the road were actually standing still.

Company: NCP | Published: 31 January 2017 | Business Area: Budgeting


The SMB Financial Director’s must-have guide for effectively managing currency risks. These 10 commandments give FDs the tools to ensure financial stability and growth of their enterprises in the face of unrelenting currency volatility. A practical guide for SMBs to manage FX risks.

Company: Hedgewiz - Financial Risk Management | Published: 16 January 2017 | Business Area: Risk Management

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Westcoast Case Study:Cashflow Management – Optimising Distribution

In a risk-averse market, with longer payment terms for their customers than those offered by their suppliers, how did a leading IT wholesaler access working capital and stay competitive?

Company: American Express | Published: 05 January 2017 | Business Area: Supply Chain Management

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Common Currency Risk Management Mistakes

Financial directors in SMBs need effective FX hedging to ensure stability of budgeting and operations. Unfortunately, many financial directors do not have the time or systems available to them to create sound FX risk management policies. This paper details 4 common Forex hedging mistakes SMBs make.

Company: Hedgewiz - Financial Risk Management | Published: 04 January 2017 | Business Area: Financial Management

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Foreign Exchange Volatility - Are Your Bank's Predictions Hurting Your Business?

SMB financial directors understand the growing importance of managing FX volatility. This report grades the 46 banks on their FX management accuracy and points financial directors to where they can find tailored, objective and effective FX risk management solutions for their business.

Company: Hedgewiz - Financial Risk Management | Published: 20 December 2016 | Business Area: Forecasting

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Future Finance: The Heart of Tomorrow’s Business

Achieving a truly modern finance function isn’t a purely technological challenge. There’s no system that can be bought off the shelf to deliver advancement. It’s about the understanding of the leadership, the training of the staff, and the design and implementation of strong processes.

Company: Prophix Software | Published: 19 December 2016 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

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Solutions to the GDPR Compliance Challenge

Non-compliance penalties of up to 4% of annual revenue or €20 million have brought the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to the attention of businesses across the UK. FDs, CFOs, CEOs and accountants will need to understand the legislation to make informed decisions and preparations before... view abstract

Company: Close Brothers Technology Services | Published: 15 November 2016 | Business Area: Legal and Regulation

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