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Where will all the assets go?

Public sector staff cuts continue. But little attention has been paid to the now redundant assets. This article explains how, by proactively considering the condition, location and usability of now released assets, public sector organisations can reduce costs and gain greater use of the asset base.

Company: Real Asset Management | Published: 01 April 2014 | Business Area: Business Performance Management

Financial performance of state owned enterprises in emerging economies

This research analyses the financial performance of state owned enterprises in emerging economies, with specific reference to Pakistan Rail (PR). It highlights factors that have contributed to the poor financial performance of PR and identifies shortcomings within its financial management systems.

Company: Chartered Institute of Management Accountants | Published: 08 May 2013 | Business Area: Business Performance Management

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Broadland District Council selects Asset4000 from RAM to improve audit trail and meet key legislation

This case study shows how Broadland District Council, a Norfolk authority, selected Asset4000 from Real Asset Management (RAM) to control its £7m worth of assets in line with the Statement of Recommended Practice (SoRP) and IFRS legislation.

Company: Real Asset Management | Published: 18 April 2012 | Business Area: Enterprise Accounting Software

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Preparing a Local Authority for IFRS compliance and component accounting

Discover how Real Asset Management's Asset4000 software is providing a large County Council with an IFRS-ready centralised asset register to manage its £2.4bn asset base and improve audit trail.

Company: Real Asset Management | Published: 18 April 2012 | Business Area: Enterprise Accounting Software

Case study: how Kingston University manages its fixed assets

This white paper analyses how Kingston university manages its fixed assets with a suite of products from RAM, significantly enhancing the way it can record, track, maintain, move, dispose of and report on all inventory and assets in a consistent and compliant way across the organisation.

Company: Real Asset Management | Published: 18 April 2012 | Business Area: Enterprise Accounting Software

How NHS Foundation Trust improves accuracy and controls £180 million asset base with integrated capital accounting solution

This case study looks at how a large NHS Foundation Trust improved the accuracy of its asset register and depreciation forecasts, as well as facilitating greater communication and transparency with other departments across the Trust.

Company: Real Asset Management | Published: 18 April 2012 | Business Area: Enterprise Accounting Software

The resilience to fraud of the UK public sector

This report considers how well the UK Public Sector protects itself against fraud. It is the most comprehensive report of its type ever undertaken.

Company: PKF | Published: 06 June 2011 | Business Area: Public Sector

Intelligence paper - Recruitment: still on life support?

With several months of flat or rising unemployment, currently standing at around 2.5 million, many of the expectations back in 2009 that the figure would breach the 2 million mark, have not become a reality. This paper looks at how to protect your business and how to successfully adapt to the recession... view abstract

Company: MCR | Published: 02 June 2011 | Business Area: People Costs and Risks

Cloud Computing and the Public Sector

According to Gartner’s technology trend forecasts, cloud computing will be mainstream within two to five years, but at the moment many people are still unclear about what it is and what it can do for them, particularly in the public sector. There is a growing interest and uptake in the private sector... view abstract

Company: Liquid Accounts Ltd | Published: 13 May 2011 | Business Area: Cloud Computing

Beating the budget - A guide for public sector organisations

A big theme of the emergency budget was (unsurprisingly) efficiency of public services. The Chancellor has committed reductions in planned public spending starting at £23 billion in 2011/12, and rising to £99 billion in 2015/16. This Guide, produced by the Centre for Cost Management, responds to... view abstract

Company: Expense Reduction Analysts | Published: 06 May 2011 | Business Area: Budgeting

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