Having survived one of the most challenging periods of their careers, successful FDs are looking to maximise the value of the information they hold across their business and drive down costs by constantly hunting out inefficiencies and automating wherever possible. Find out how they do it.
Company: Exchequer | Published: 15 January 2013 | Business Area: Accounting Standards
This paper from KPMG investigates how some companies' immediate action to reduce costs and shore up balance sheets during the recession focused on chasing short-term benefits without due consideration of long-term sustainability.
Company: KPMG | Published: 03 August 2011 | Business Area: Business Performance Management
It is the “efficient market” at the core of the price discovery process that enables buyers and sellers to unearth price and act with haste. This is the focus of this paper and how IT buyers are using aggregation technology to keep ahead of the volatile IT market.
Company: Mercato | Published: 15 June 2011 | Business Area: Business Intelligence
2011 is being billed as the ‘year of the cloud’ and cloud computing is predicted to boost the EU economy over the next 5 years by £645 billion, with the UK and Germany as the biggest beneficiaries of this growth. Other reports say that cloud is moving faster than any other ‘next big thing’, will be... view abstract
Company: Liquid Accounts Ltd | Published: 06 May 2011 | Business Area: Cloud Computing
Perhaps the time is ripe for every organisation to conduct its very own Comprehensive Spending Review. This Guide provides 25 top tips on best practice cost, purchase and supplier management to help you enhance your bottom line. Around the dinner table, across the boardroom and in the corridors of... view abstract
Company: Expense Reduction Analysts | Published: 06 May 2011 | Business Area: Practice Management
Occupying, running and maintaining property is one of the largest areas of expenditure for any business. Whether you lease a state-of-the-art city centre HQ, own a commercial unit on an out of-town business park or manage a multi-site estate across the country, the cost of your business premises... view abstract
Company: Expense Reduction Analysts | Published: 05 May 2011 | Business Area: Legal Services
Few companies these days have the resources or expertise to manage all of their business functions in-house. We all depend on a range of outsourced professional advisors and service providers to maintain the vital processes, especially finance related, which underpin the operation and staffing of... view abstract
Company: Expense Reduction Analysts | Published: 05 May 2011 | Business Area: Insurance
By seizing the initiative and transforming their approach to managing energy use, businesses can turn a potential headache into a commercial opportunity, both in terms of reducing costs and creating a competitive advantage.
Company: British Gas Business | Published: 20 April 2011 | Business Area: Sustainability/Climate Change
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