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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

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

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

The 8-ball of customer portfolio segmentation for finance

Winning a match against the competition in your growth efforts takes a mix of strategic thinking, mastery of the landscape and excellent timing. With so much at stake – cash flow, profit margins, customer satisfaction, retention and investor relationships – it can be difficult navigating risk effectively... view abstract

Company: Dun & Bradstreet | Published: 30 March 2017 | Business Area: Financial Reporting

The 4 Steps to Becoming a Business Partner

Plot a course to becoming a strategic business partner and empower your organisation to stop profits falling between operational cracks.

Company: Unit4 Business Software | Published: 29 March 2017 | Business Area: Strategy

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Marginal Gains - Little victories can win the biggest wars

The first blog in the ‘Marginal Gains’ series introduces the marginal gains philosophy: a globally recognised business strategy that has transcended industries and powered some of the biggest British success stories of all time.

Company: IRIS | Published: 08 August 2016 | Business Area: Strategy

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The impact of organisational change on financial systems

Download and read this report to find out how CIOs can assess the impact of organizational change on financial systems and learn about the key strategies for developing successful financial systems in the face of change.

Company: Infor | Published: 17 August 2015 | Business Area: Financial Management

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The CFO Super Hero – Battling for the Single Version of the Truth

Many Finance departments are trying to solve brand new problems with the same old tools. Read this white paper to help explore whether your company’s current technology gives you the information you need to actually be the business partner a CFO is meant to be.

Company: Infor | Published: 27 April 2015 | Business Area: Business Performance Management

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What can a two-tier strategy do for your bottom line?

For organisations that have multiple sites and multinational locations, the decision to upgrade or transition to a new financial management solution can be complicated. This whitepaper studies the benefits of deploying a 'two-tier' financial strategy and how to find the right solution.

Company: Infor | Published: 03 March 2015 | Business Area: Business Performance Management

Back to Happiness ‐ The Life of a Business Owner

Haines Watts' latest White Paper explores the experience of being a business owner in the UK. It looks at a range of factors, from Government initiatives to whether owner-managers are managing to find a better life-work balance.

Company: Haines Watts | Published: 23 February 2015 | Business Area: Business Intelligence

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