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Financial Management

The Time Bandits Stealing Your Billable Hours

Inefficiency is a thief. It steals your time. If time is money, you’re losing it. Like many nasty things (poison gas, electricity, illness) inefficiency is invisible, so goes unnoticed. Find out what’s robbing you blind and stop losing thousands of pounds of billable time.

Company: Logical Office | Published: 01 June 2017 | Business Area: Financial Management

Implemented Consulting for Pension Schemes

Over the last two years, Aon has carried out a significant amount of research into the operational effectiveness of DB pension arrangements. A number of companies, particularly those with small to medium sized schemes, feel that considerable resources are being dedicated to pensions, whilst meaningful... view abstract

Company: Aon Hewitt | Published: 18 May 2017 | Business Area: Project Management

The evolution of the modern finance leader

From financial guardian to strategic partner and key adviser on the future direction of the business: the role of the senior Finance Leader, from CFO to financial director, has come a long way in a short space of time. Occupying a unique role at the heart of the organisation, it’s little wonder that... view abstract

Company: Dun & Bradstreet | Published: 08 May 2017 | Business Area: Financial Management

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Investing in a changing world

How should investors navigate structural changes that are transforming the global economy? A long-term perspective of demographics, technology and energy is the key to success.

Company: Legal & General | Published: 27 April 2017 | Business Area: Financial Management

2017 Economic Outlook for CFO’s - weathering disruption in a post-brexit world

Despite the unpredictable nature of today’s post-Brexit world, finance leaders must prepare to weather the storm ahead. As the transactional footprints and digitalization of social behaviour expand, relationships are all we have in an environment where disconnection shapes the dialogue in business... view abstract

Company: Dun & Bradstreet | Published: 26 April 2017 | Business Area: Financial Management

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Optimising working capital to fuel business growth

A privately owned family business and one of the UK’s leading construction contractors, Clancy Docwra were looking to diversify into newer sectors. Key to this was tight management of their cash flow as they pursued their expansion opportunities, and they required a flexible payments solution that... view abstract

Company: American Express | Published: 19 April 2017 | Business Area: Project Management

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A catalyst for high performance: how to unlock your working capital

It’s clear that attempts to improve working capital by unilaterally altering days payable and days sales is an aggressive strategy. It impacts directly on counter-parties, who are asked to bear a deterioration in their own working capital. To maintain good supply chain relationships, businesses are... view abstract

Company: American Express | Published: 18 April 2017 | Business Area: Strategy

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Top 3 questions for pension schemes considering a buyout, buy-in or longevity insurance

We are often asked what the single most important factor is behind a pension scheme successfully putting in place an insurance de-risking arrangement and the answer is almost always preparation. Establishing a buyout, buy-in or longevity insurance is not an insignificant undertaking. Timelines are... view abstract

Company: Legal & General | Published: 11 April 2017 | Business Area: Insurance

Cashflow Management – Offering a flexible solution to drive business growth

has accelerated cash generation, increased sales and given the construction company a competitive edge, winning ‘Project of the Year’ at the 2016 CICM British Credit Awards

Company: American Express | Published: 10 April 2017 | Business Area: Financial Management

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Cash flow strategy: are you asking the right questions?

When looking at how to implement a cash flow strategy, it’s important to know the facts. A common misconception is that finance solutions work in competition. Actually, it’s possible to keep multiple finance sources on tap, such as overdrafts, loans and working capital, using the most appropriate... view abstract

Company: American Express | Published: 10 April 2017 | Business Area: Strategy

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